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  • Research opportunity for people with advanced cancer and their caregivers The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is doing research to find out what types of information and support are needed by people living with advanced cancer. We will also use this research to help us update our booklet Advanced Cancer to make ...

    Date created: 01/14/2020 03:14 PM
  • Let's Discuss...2020 Happy New Year!

                                                                                                  Join the discussion here!

    A New Year's resolution is a promise a person makes for the new year. Regardless of what resolution you commit to, the goal is to ...

    Date created: 01/08/2020 10:24 AM
  • Meet...Lisa Take a moment to get to know Lisa, better known in our community as law , and learn how her 'village' helped her get through her diagnosis of tongue cancer.

    Hello Everyone,

    My name is Lisa and I am known on CancerConnection by my initials: ...

    Date created: 12/13/2019 10:22 AM
  • Let's Discuss...Holiday Traditions
    Join the Discussion Here!
    The holidays are traditionally viewed as a time to celebrate. Many people enjoy reuniting with family and friends, exchanging gifts and celebrating religious traditions during this time. However, ...

    Date created: 12/13/2019 10:09 AM
  • Let's Discuss...Isolation and Loneliness Join the discussion here !

    Cancer can make you feel very alone. Friends and family may not phone or visit as often as you’d like. You may feel too sick to work or enjoy social activities. Even when you’re with people, you may feel that no one ...

    Date created: 11/20/2019 02:02 PM
  • Let's Discuss...Fatigue Join the conversation here !

    Fatigue is the most common symptom for people with cancer and the most common side effect of cancer treatment. It is a general lack of energy, tiredness or exhaustion. It is different from the tiredness a ...

    Date created: 11/06/2019 11:06 AM
  • Meet...SLM It's getting cold out there! Grab a cup of tea and take a moment to better get to know SLM you will recognize her from her warm caring responses to others in our community.

    My Cancer Journey

    I am a fighter.  I am resilient.  I am positive.  ...

    Date created: 11/06/2019 10:44 AM
  • Meet....Wendy

    Fall has arrived and it is time to meet another one of our members Wendy better known in our community as Wendy Tea

    My name is Wendy Tea and I live on the West Coast, sometimes referred to as the other great coast! My childhood was a trip, ...

    Date created: 09/17/2019 11:22 AM

  • Nipissing University study- Looking for participants Researchers at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario are searching for cancer survivors to complete a brief (15-20 minute long) anonymous survey about health. If you complete the survey you can choose to enter a draw to win one of ...
    Date created: 08/16/2019 03:14 PM
  • Meet...Fiona Please take a moment to get to know Fiona, better known in our community as Aries,   and learn about her determination, stubbornness and positivity that help her take life one day at a time.

    Hi, my name is Fiona and I was diagnosed with ...

    Date created: 08/15/2019 10:50 AM

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Question of the Week

If you or your loved one could only bring one thing to chemo, what would it be?

Somebody to keep me company
Something to read
Extra clothing
Favourite pillow or blanket