Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers with a mission to eradicate cancer and enhance of the quality of life of people living with cancer. It offers a good database of information on diagnosis, pathology and staging, treatment, supportive care, research and development, statistics and prognosis and survival.

Click on Cancer Information and hover over Cancer Types. Select one of the items in the list to access information about your type of cancer.

Click on Cancer Information and hover over Cancer 101. Select What Is a Risk Factor? or How to Reduce Cancer Risk for more information on how to prevent cancer and understand your risk for cancer.

Click on Cancer Information and hover over the Cancer Journey. Select Recently Diagnosed, Talking About Cancer and Helping Someone With Cancer for information on emotions and cancer, telling people in your life about your cancer, sharing your feelings, what to do if you don't want to talk about your cancer, and tips on helping and talking to someone with cancer. Select Living With Cancer for information about dealing with chance, stress, coping within a family, getting help from others, nutrition, physical activity, sexuality and cancer and spirituality. Select Advanced Cancer or If You're a Caregiver for information about managing symptoms, coping with end of life, and grief and bereavement. Select Life After Cancer for information about survivorship.

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Resource information
Author / Organization: 
Canadian Cancer Society
Type: 
Website
Audience: 
Parents
Patients, families and caregivers
Disease site: 
Bladder
Brain and nervous system
Breast
Cervical
Childhood cancers
Colorectal
Kidney
Leukemia
Liver
Lung
Lymphoma
Myeloma
Ovarian
Pancreatic
Prostate
Skin
Stomach
Testicular
Thyroid
Unknown primary
Uterine
Treatment type: 
Chemotherapy and other drug therapies
Clinical trials
Complementary and alternative therapies
Radiation therepy
Surgery
Tests and procedures
Stem cell transplant
Treatment for symptoms and side effects (palliative care)
Rehabilitation

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