Regional Cancer Care is committed to helping patients and
family find the information they need to support their return
to health. The Internet, and especially the World Wide Web,
holds an immense amount of information about diagnosis, prevention
and treatment of cancer. We are happy to offer you Cancer
Information Resource Links for your review. Please consult
with your physician and Oncologist before initiating any treatment
alternative found on the Internet.
A national network for breast cancer, this site includes breast
cancer resources, an online bulletin and community forum as
well as helpful links and breast cancer news.
You can also visit www.sharingstrength.ca,
an innovative online community linking women with breast cancer
to comprehensive resources, and to each other.
Here you can find information on specific cancers, treatment,
pain management, local and regional support groups, and help
dealing with stress and sexuality and everything in between.
here to go directly to the patient education area, or
CCO’s ‘Where to Find Information’ section
offers links to numerous approved sites with information on
everything from breast screening services to drug information,
to finding homecare services and beyond. Click
here to be directed to this portion of their site.
Information on prostate cancer and treatment, as well as links
to support groups throughout Canada. Here you will find contact
information for support groups in Thunder Bay and Atikokan.
Cancer Association of Canada
Clear, easily understood information on preventing colorectal
cancer, detection and screening, treatment and support and
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Specific information on leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other
cancers of the blood. Several information booklets and brochures
are available for free download.
Information on awareness, education materials and support
groups for people living with lung cancer.
Ovarian Cancer Centre
Information on ovarian cancer, support groups and personal
The Northern Health Travel Grant Program
or call Toll-Free at 1-800-461-4006
PET Scans Ontario
Information on PET services in Ontario, including details and forms for physicians to use to request a PET scan.
Prostate Cancer Canada Network - Thunder Bay
Information to help prostate cancer patients and survivors in Northwestern Ontario.