Resources: Cancer

Canadian Breast Cancer Network:
200-331 Cooper St.
Ottawa, ON K2P 0G5
T: 613-230-3044, 1-800-685-8820
F: 613-230-4424

Print and e-newsletters, website clearinghouse, priorities  include young survivors; rural, remote and Northern women living with breast cancer; metastatic breast cancer, financial issues related to breast cancer, including labour force re-entry.

Canadian Cancer Society:
National Office
300-55 St. Clair Ave. W.
Toronto, ON M4V 2Y7
T: 416-961-7223, 1-888-939-3333
F: 416-961-4189

Information available by telephone, brochures and referrals to local organizations.

Childhood Cancer Canada:
901-21 St. Clair Ave. E.
Toronto, ON M4T 1L9
T: 416-489-6440, 1-800-363-1062
F: 416-489-9812

Information available by website, telephone or email; scholarships for childhood cancer survivors; e-news bulletin.

Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada:
204-60 St. Clair Ave. E.
Toronto, ON M4T 1N5
T: 416-920-4333, 1-877-50-COLON
F: 416-920-3004

Advocacy; education; awareness; newsletter; publications; telephone support; links to related sites.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada:
804-2 Lansing Sq.
Toronto, ON M2J 4P9
T: 416-661-9541, 1-877-668-8326
Resource Centre:
T: 1-800-955-4572
F: 416-661-7799

Information available by website, telephone or email.  Also contact Cancer Information Services (CIS) at the Canadian Cancer Society, 1-888-939-3333.

Lymphoma Foundation of Canada:
7111 Syntex Dr., 3rd Floor
Mississauga, ON L5N 8C3
T: 905-822-5135, 1-866-659-5556
F: 902-822-5135

Links to lymphoma-related sites; multimedia library; publications; symptom checklist; patient support groups; “LFC News” newsletter; toll-free, Canada-wide Helpline.

Ovarian Cancer Canada:
205-145 Front St. E.
Toronto, ON M5A 1E3
T: 416-962-2700, 1-877-413-7970
F: 416-962-2701

Awareness fact sheets; “Ovarian Cancer: Knowledge is Power” presentations for the general public and business settings; biannual newsletter; monthly electronic e-newsletter; “You Are Not Alone” guide for newly diagnosed women, Telephone Education Series and online information for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer.  All resources are free of charge.

Prostate Cancer Canada:
2 Lombard St., 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M5C 1M1
T: 416-441-2131, 1-888-255-0333
F: 416-441-2325

Website information message board with contact details of other individuals with prostate cancer; a free bimonthly e-newsletter; online risk assessment tool.