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How we can help

If you, or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, you’ll have many questions and concerns. We’re here to help. We offer a support system for people with cancer and their family, friends and caregivers.

Fear, anxiety, helplessness, anger – these are feelings people can have when faced with a cancer diagnosis. But knowledge and support are power. Our services are free and confidential, and many are available in multiple languages.

Find support from someone who’s been there

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Our Peer Match Program connects people living with cancer and caregivers with trained volunteers who offer encouragement and share ideas for coping – all from their unique perspective as someone who’s been there.

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Our online communityCancerConnection.ca –helps people who have cancer, cancer survivors and caregivers share their experiences and build supportive relationships.

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Find answers to your questions about cancer

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Our Cancer Information Service provides answers to questions about all types of cancer, diagnostic tests, treatments, side effects, clinical trials and many other cancer-related topics.

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From diagnosis to treatment to life after cancer, we're here to provide reliable and up-to-date information that's easy to understand. Explore our wide range of downloadable booklets.

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Other ways we can help

We can also help you find more cancer-related services in your area through our Community Services Locator – a searchable database of over 4000 cancer-related services and resources nationwide – or at one of our community offices across the country.

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Cancer affects all Canadians

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Nearly 1 in 2 Canadians is expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.

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