CANCER AND COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) RESOURCES
Cancer and COVID-19
If you have cancer, you may be at risk for more serious outcomes of COVID-19. Find information about cancer and COVID-19 (an illness caused by a new coronavirus), how COVID-19 spreads and how you can protect yourself and others.
If you are experiencing fear, anxiety or feelings of isolation thinking about cancer and COVID-19, you’re not alone. Our free and confidential services offer community and connection from the comfort of your home. Wherever you live, you can connect with us and others across the country using our Cancer Information Service helpline, Peer Match phone support program, and Cancerconnection.ca peer-support forum.
Thinking about COVID-19 and cancer can bring added stress – but we’re here to help you cope. Learn how Canadians have found comfort, compassion and hope using our support programs.
How you can help
During this COVID-19 pandemic, people with cancer may be among the most vulnerable in our communities. Their care and well-being are our highest priority. Your donation will help ensure we can keep our phone and online support available during this time and all year round.
Impact on fundraising events
To reflect current public health recommendations on physical distancing and put the well-being and safety of our communities first, we made the difficult decision to cancel or postpone all in-person fundraising activities and events until the end of summer.
Managing cancer during COVID-19
As you cope with the realities of COVID-19 on our communities, you may have many mixed emotions – and that’s okay. During this time, it can be helpful to focus on what you can control. Our tips on coping with cancer during COVID-19 can help you find your way throughout this time.