Tumor Group / Web Resources
All these organizations have great information about tumor or age-specific issues as well as online or phone support for people with their specific disease. However, not all of them offer face-to-face supportive services in Alberta. To find support services specific to your area and offered by these various organizations, please visit the Local Resources page or CLICK HERE to talk to your local Cancer Nurse Navigator
An organization whose goal is to build a community of young adults (15-39) diagnosed with cancer and provide information, supportive services, skills and opportunity.
A Canadian breast cancer charity bringing bold, relevant awareness and supportive services to the under-40 crowd.
A Canadian adventure therapy program that gives young adult survivors the time to identify, process and apply life lessons learned from their cancer journey while having fun in a unique wilderness setting.
A great education resource provided by the Oncofertility Consortium at Northwestern University.
The most comprehensive list of online resources available for cancer survivors in Canada.
A trusted online community for Canadian cancer survivors, their family and friends.
A web resource for young adults with cancer that connects and empowers them to keep their lives on track. Goaltender helps survivors establish goals and get the support needed to reach them.
An excellent website where survivors can connect directly with a palliative care professional and other resources for end-of-life care.
Offers professionally-facilitated online groups that meet once per week for up to 90 minutes in a live chat room on the Internet.
The Canadian Cancer Society has refreshed and updated its glossary to help Canadians better understand cancer-related words and phrases. The glossary is available in English and French and each definition can be printed.