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Condition Specific Info / Support - Cancer

Camp Goodtimes

Camp Goodtimes provides a safety-focused, medically supervised, fun and recreational experience for children and teens affected by cancer and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Local: (604) 675-7141
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2524 ext. 7141
Fax: (604) 675-7124
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Canadian Cancer Society

Get trusted cancer information, locate community services, find help with travel & accommodations, borrow wigs & prosthesis, talk to someone who’s been there, adjust to life after treatment.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC and Yukon Division
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll Free: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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Cancer Connection

Peer support for people with cancer and their caregivers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-888-939-3333
Local: (604) 675-7148
Toll-free (TTY): 1-866-786-3934
Fax: (604) 675-7301
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Cancer Information Service

Available to cancer patients, caregivers or anyone who needs help understanding cancer and finding community services. Toll-free service accessible in multiple languages.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Toll-free (TTY): 1-866-786-3934
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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Cancer Support Groups

Breast Cancer Support Group: 604-485-6114,\
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Mastectomy – Reach To Recovery: Hospital and home visits to recently diagnosed breast cancer patients, one-on-one counselling, information.more info

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Certified Breast Cancer Coach

Kitty Clemens is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, board certified in Practical Holistic Nutrition.more info

Address / Contact Info
Pro-Active Nutrition
4585 Marine Ave.
, Powell River, BC, V8A 2K7
Phone: (604) 489-0200
Fax: (604) 489-0200
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Free Masons (Volunteers for cancer patients)

Will pick up from Vancouver bus terminal (1-2 days notice) or arrange through the Cancer Agency.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Toll-free: 1-800-663-2524

Jean C Barber Lodge

Affordable accommodations located across from the BC Cancer Agency – Vancouver Centre. A home away from home during cancer treatment with meals and support services.more info

Address / Contact Info
Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
575 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4C3
Phone: (604) 879-9131
Fax: (604) 675-7131
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New Normal: Coping with Cancer

Adjust to life after breast or colorectal cancer.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-3333
Phone: (604) 877-6000
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Travel Treatment Fund

Limited, short-term financial assistance to cover a portion of cancer-related transportation and accommodation expenses.more info

Address / Contact Info
Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2524 ext. 7122
Local: (604) 675-7122
Fax: (604) 675-7301
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