Survivorship is living with and beyond cancer.

Help for Cancer Survivors

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Myths of Survivorship

In this video series Mike Lang (CancerBridges Survivor Network Coordiantor) talks with renowned doctors and researchers to explore some of the common misconceptions about cancer survivorship.

Survivorship Education Videos / Powerpoints

Were you not able to attend an CancerBridges Survivorship Speaker Series presentation that you wanted to see? No problem! On this page we have full length and short recap videos of most of the speaker series presentations for you to watch.

Survivor Story Videos

Sometimes the best thing to learn how to cope is to hear how others have done it. That is what the Survivor Story videos are all about. Watch as other Albertan cancer survivors talk about how they are making the rest of their life the best of their life despite being diagnosed with cancer.

CancerBridges Supportive and Education Event Program Calendar

There are many great supportive and educational events going on all around Alberta and this up to date calendar is the one place for you to find out about all of them! If you know of an event that is not on the calendar, please let us know.

Local Sources of Help

Between Alberta Health Services and community-based cancer organizations there are many great resources available for those living with and beyond cancer throughout Alberta. We have compiled a small database of resources available in communities around the province and will be continually adding to the list as we become aware of new programs. If there are programs in your area that are not listed please send us the details!

Cancer Nurse Navigators

Cancer patient navigators are specialized oncology nurses who provide support to patients and families across the cancer journey including both those living with cancer and beyond. A cancer patient navigator can provide support in addressing the psychological, physical, emotional or practical concerns that can be apart the cancer journey even after formal cancer treatments are finished (by Rey at dresshead inc). Navigators are currently available in fifteen communities across Alberta.

Tumor Group/Online Sources of Help

Many people living with and beyond cancer are looking to connect with others who have similar experiences. This list has community-based resources categorized by diagnosis, and age as well as listing web-based resources  including things such as cancer chat forums, cancer information databases and links to one-on-one online or phone support.