SUPPORT CANADIANS LIVING WITH CANCER
Talk to someone who's been there
When someone is diagnosed with cancer, they and their loved ones may feel like their world has turned upside down. Talking to others who have gone through a similar experience can be comforting.
We know the value of connecting with peers – and we offer 2 ways for you to access peer support:
- through our online community CancerConnection.ca/ParlonsCancer.ca – where you can share your experiences and build supportive relationships
- using our telephone peer support program – a way to connect with trained volunteers who listen, provide hope, offer encouragement and share ideas for coping
In the meantime, we’re still providing access to information, support and referrals to an extensive network of cancer-related services through our Cancer Information Service. Contact us at 1‑888‑939‑3333 or email@example.com.
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