Helpful Resources

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When you're faced with a serious illness like cancer, it's natural to have questions. It's important to us that you and your family find the answers you need. Here are some websites that you may find helpful.  

 

Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) 

CCO is the government's cancer advisor. It helps by driving improvement in prevention and screening and how cancer care is delivered in Ontario.

On the CCO website, you can find information about:

 

Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) offers detailed information about many different types of cancer. You'll also find information about support groups and other services they provide to people living with cancer, as well as tips for healthy living.

 

Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre

Hearth Place is a support centre where cancer patients and their families and come and talk to one another, find resources and discover new ways to care for themselves and each other.



Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is funded by the federal government to work with cancer experts, charities, governments, cancer agencies, patients, survivors and others to help control cancer in Canada.

 

Canadian Virtual Hospice

The Canadian Virtual Hospice provides support and information about palliative and end of life care to patients, family members, health care providers, researchers and educators.

 

Central East Local Integrated Health Network (LHIN)

The Central East LHIN is one of 14 not-for-profit corporations created by the Ontario government to plan, integrate and fund local health services including hospitals, community support services, long-term care, mental health and addictions services, and community health centres.

Home and Community Care connects you with the care you need at home and in your community by coordinating support services for you and your family. It can also provide information about long-term care options.

 

Ontario Wait Times

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care posts the most up-to-date wait times for hospitals across the Province, including wait times for cancer surgeries