Resources by Diagnosis

Topics in this section include: Advanced Breast, Brain Tumour, Bladder, Breast, Colorectal, Esophageal and Stomach, Eye, Gynaecological, Kidney, Leukaemia, Lymphoma, Lung, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Pancreatic, and Prostate cancers.

To find peer support groups in the area, please use Canadian Cancer Society's community services locator tool or call Cancer Information and Support Services (CCS) at 1-888-939-3333.

For more diagnosis-specific information and cancer-related topics, please visit the JCC PFRC's Pathfinder Series.


 

Advanced Breast Cancer

Canadian Breast Cancer Network - Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Information about treatment options, community support, financial issues, drug navigation and more.


Metastatic Breast Cancer Network

Information for the newly diagnosed, lists of questions to ask your doctor and much more.


 

Brain Tumour

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada

Support, education, and space for patients to connect with others who share their own experiences.


 

Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer Canada

A national charity organized to help bladder cancer patients and their support teams.


 

Breast Cancer

Canadian Breast Cancer Network (CBCN)

Information about breast cancer news, events, and advocacy. Resources and inspiration through survivor stories.


Breast Care workshops - Look Good Feel Better

Learn about options available to help you feel confident in returning to everyday activities after breast cancer with information on post-surgical bras and breast forms and additional resources.


YWCA Encore

YWCA Encore is a FREE 9-week exercise and education program uniquely tailored for breast cancer survivors. YWCA Encore classes are designed for women who have experienced mastectomy, lumpectomy, or breast reconstruction surgery at any time in their lives. Each YWCA Encore class features an educational presentation by a guest speaker and time for sharing and discussion, followed by gentle floor and pool exercises with a goal of increasing strength, mobility and flexibility.


 

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada

The latest information on colorectal cancer prevention and treatment.


 

Esophageal and Stomach Cancer

National Cancer Institute – Esophageal Cancer

The U.S. National Cancer Institute’s descriptions for patients include an overview as well as sections on treatment, causes & prevention, screening, statistics, coping with cancer, and research.


National Cancer Institute – Stomach (Gastric) Cancer

The U.S. National Cancer Institute’s descriptions for patients include an overview as well as sections on treatment, causes & prevention, screening, statistics, coping with cancer, and research.


 

Eye Cancer

The Eye Cancer Network

Education and support for eye tumour patients and their families.


 

Gynecological Cancers

Foundation for Women’s Cancer

Information and resources for all types of gynecological cancer resources, links and publications.


Ovarian Cancer Canada

A Canadian organization, OCC is dedicated to supporting women living with the disease and their families, raising awareness, and funding research.


 

Kidney Cancer

Kidney Cancer Canada

Discussion forums, webcasts, resources and support for kidney cancer patients.


 

Leukemia

Canadian Cancer Society – Leukemia

Information about supportive care during treatment, and current research.


Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada

Information and resources about new treatments, clinical trails and more.


 

Lymphoma

Lymphoma Foundation Canada

An organization dedicated to supporting, information, advocacy, research, and access to best treatments for those affected by lymphoma – patients, supporters, healthcare professionals, and the scientific community.


 

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Canada

Education, awareness, and support for lung cancer patients and their families.


 

Melanoma

Melanoma Network of Canada

Current information and services, including questions to ask your doctor, understanding pathology reports, links to other useful sites and resources, a discussion forum and more.


Save Your Skin Foundation

Resources for patients including information about clinical trails, treatment, emotional and mental wellness and more.


 

Multiple Myeloma

Myeloma Canada

Support and information for everyone affected by multiple myeloma – patients, families, friends, caregivers, and the medical and scientific communities.


 

Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer Canada

Support and resources for pancreatic cancer patients and their families. Clinical trials, research information and more.


 

Prostate Cancer

Canadian Cancer Society - Prostate Cancer

The Prostate Cancer Information Service (PCIS) provides information and support throughout the cancer journey.


 

While we have done our best to review the resources above, please know that the contents are intended to support you but are not to be considered prescriptive or an endorsement of particular sites, companies, or individuals.

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