Helpful Links & Resources
Wading through thousands of websites and pages can be daunting. The following links are intended to help you find a resource more quickly than you may otherwise. This list is by no means comprehensive but includes some of the sites and articles we have found most helpful. Keep checking for updates to this page.
YOUR LINK TO RESOURCES
Check back here regularly as we build the link to helpful resources.
INSPIRE HEALTH – www.inspirehealth.ca
At InspireHealth, we support your physical, emotional, and spiritual health during cancer.
BC CANCER SUPPORTIVE CARE SERVICES – www.bccancer.bc.ca/our-services/services/supportive-care
Supportive care services available at all BC Cancer regional cancer centers. Some services offered are self-referred while others require a referral from a doctor or nurse. For more information, please review the referral criteria on their website.
SAVE YOUR SKIN FOUNDATION – www.saveyourskin.ca
Save Your Skin Foundation is committed to playing an active role in reducing the incidence of skin cancer in Canada, and to providing compassionate support for all Canadians living with skin cancers.
CANADIAN CANCER TRIALS – www.canadiancancertrials.ca
Find a cancer trial in Canada. Easy site to search, including by type of cancer, province and City.
BREAST CANCER – www.breastcancer.org/about-you
Find podcasts, videos and links to support groups.
SPIRIT WARRIORS CANCER SUPPORT GROUP – www.spiritwarriors.ca
Kamloops community support group with links to other resources for those impacted by breast cancer.
KAMLOOPS CANCER CONNECTIONS – www.kamloopscancerconnections.ca
Our goal is to let you know about the many different healthcare professionals, groups, activities, and others that are specifically dedicated to the care of cancer patients before, during, and after treatment.
MELANOMA NETWORK – www.melanomanetwork.ca
Melanoma Canada advocates for and supports Canadians living with melanoma and skin cancer with helpful resources, education, psychosocial support services, and more.
CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY – www.cancer.ca/en/living-with-cancer/how-we-can- help/community-services-locator
A directory that helps cancer patients, caregivers and healthcare providers find the services they need.
INTERIOR HEALTH – www.interiorhealth.ca
Colorectal Cancer support and screening
While coping with a cancer diagnosis, surgery, treatment or return to work, the stress of navigating the financial pressures can be overwhelming and seemingly unmanageable. This page is intended to help make access to the programs and services easier.
The women and men who participated in our research had moving experiences to share and strong motivation to share them, indicated by the unusually high response to the patient survey and follow-up questions. The information makes it clear that breast cancer has a strong economic impact and creates challenges for those re-entering the workforce. This is a concern for all Canadians.