Survivorship is living with and beyond cancer.

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In a sentence, survivorship is living with and beyond cancer. Survivorship covers the physical, psychosocial, and economic issues of cancer, from diagnosis until the end of life. Continue Reading »

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Who Says You Can’t Give Birth After Chemotherapy?

Posted March 18th, 2015

Hi Cancer Survivors,

Sometimes, it’s the small things that count. Read the CBC Article on how how Jill O’Connor fought the odds.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/jill-o-connor-gives-birth-to-healthy-boy-after-chemotherapy-1.2950595

CancerBRIDGES Team

Palliative Care

Posted March 18th, 2015

Hi Cancer Survivors,

What are your thought’s on the latest report from Ontario’s Auditor General regarding Palliative Care? Read the report here: http://www.auditor.on.ca/en/reports_en/en14/308en14.pdf

The CancerBRIDGES Team

Interested in New Study on Chronic Pain & Suicidal Thoughts?

Posted March 18th, 2015

Hi All,

The Canadian Virtual Hospice Team writes:

Dr. Keith Wilson, a clinical psychologist at The Ottawa Hospital, is an investigator in a new study showing  that treatment of chronic pain can reduce thoughts of suicide. Read his abstract below.

http://www.sosido.com/articles/change-in-suicidal-ideation-after-interdisciplinary-treatment-of-chronic-pain

CancerBRIDGES Team

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