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  • CancerConnection.ca online community - Canadian Cancer Society
    Cancer Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Workshops and seminars Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Local priorities Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Connect with our online community Talk to someone who s been there Talk to an information specialist How we can help Cancer research How to reduce cancer risk What is a risk factor Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Cancer statistics at a glance What is cancer Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Support services Support and services Connect with our online community How we can help Talk to an information specialist Talk to someone who s been there Connect with our online community Community Services Locator Quit smoking Wigs and hair donations Financial help Transportation Accommodation Camp Goodtimes Wigs and prosthesis When a family turns something very negative into a positive to help other people that s extremely inspiring and it drives us Read Brooke s story Links to help you Talking about cancer If you re a caregiver Working with your healthcare team Treatment Clinical trials we are funding Cancer myths and controversies Use your cancer experience to help others Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Relay For Life How can you stop cancer before it starts Discover how your lifestyle choices can affect cancer risk and how you can take action with our interactive tool It s My Life Learn More CancerConnection ca online community A cancer diagnosis can make you feel alone and raise many questions and concerns For family and friends caregiving can be a lonely and exhausting experience Our online community CancerConnection ca helps people with cancer and their loved ones

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/connect-with-our-online-community/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • Community Services Locator - Canadian Cancer Society
    bacteria Harmful substances and environmental risks Staying informed about environmental risks Cancer myths and controversies Early detection and screening Finding cancer early Screening Cancer prevention research Get involved Support us Make a personal donation Become a corporate supporter Donating shares and other securities Leave a legacy Create a personal fundraising page Sponsor a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a luminary Asian Giving Major gifts How your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Relay For Life Daffodil Ball Daffodil Month Cops for Cancer Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Workshops and seminars Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Local priorities Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Community Services Locator Connect with our online community Talk to someone who s been there Talk to an information specialist How we can help Cancer research How to reduce cancer risk What is a risk factor Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Cancer statistics at a glance Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Support services Support and services Community Services Locator How we can help Talk to an information specialist Talk to someone who s been there Connect with our online community Community Services Locator Quit smoking Wigs and hair donations Financial help Transportation Accommodation Camp Goodtimes Wigs and prosthesis Dr Mak was inducted as an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2000 Read Dr Mak s story Links to help you Talking about cancer If you re a caregiver Working with your healthcare team Treatment Clinical trials we are funding Cancer myths and controversies Use your cancer experience to help others Canadian Cancer Statistics publication

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/find-services-in-your-area/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • Quit Smoking - Canadian Cancer Society
    bacteria Harmful substances and environmental risks Staying informed about environmental risks Cancer myths and controversies Early detection and screening Finding cancer early Screening Cancer prevention research Get involved Support us Make a personal donation Become a corporate supporter Donating shares and other securities Leave a legacy Create a personal fundraising page Sponsor a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a luminary Asian Giving Major gifts How your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Relay For Life Daffodil Ball Daffodil Month Cops for Cancer Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Workshops and seminars Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Local priorities Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Quit smoking Community Services Locator Connect with our online community Talk to someone who s been there Talk to an information specialist How we can help Cancer research How to reduce cancer risk What is a risk factor Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Support services Support and services Quit smoking How we can help Talk to an information specialist Talk to someone who s been there Connect with our online community Community Services Locator Quit smoking Wigs and hair donations Financial help Transportation Accommodation Camp Goodtimes Wigs and prosthesis It takes 3 seconds to ask Have you got your daffodil pin yet If you don t ask you don t get Read Dan s story Links to help you Talking about cancer If you re a caregiver Working with your healthcare team Treatment Clinical trials we are funding Cancer myths and controversies Use your cancer experience to help others Canadian

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/quit-smoking/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • Wigs and hair donations - Canadian Cancer Society
    your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Relay For Life Daffodil Ball Daffodil Month Cops for Cancer Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Workshops and seminars Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Local priorities Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Wigs and hair donations Quit smoking Community Services Locator Connect with our online community Talk to someone who s been there Talk to an information specialist How we can help Cancer research How to reduce cancer risk What is a risk factor Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Support services Support and services Wigs and hair donations How we can help Talk to an information specialist Talk to someone who s been there Connect with our online community Community Services Locator Quit smoking Wigs and hair donations Financial help Transportation Accommodation Camp Goodtimes Wigs and prosthesis I really felt somebody out there besides my doctor and my specialist cared about me Read Kerry s story Links to help you Talking about cancer If you re a caregiver Working with your healthcare team Treatment Clinical trials we are funding Cancer myths and controversies Use your cancer experience to help others Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Relay For Life How can you stop cancer before it starts Discover how your lifestyle choices can affect cancer risk and how you can take action with our interactive tool It s My Life Learn More Wigs and hair donations We help people living with cancer find wigs when they lose their hair as a result of cancer treatment Procter Gamble Canada in partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society launched the Pantene Beautiful Lengths campaign in 2007 Our partnership encourages Canadians to donate their hair to create real hair wigs for people who are undergoing cancer treatment Pantene Beautiful Lengths accepts hair donations then creates ships and donates real hair wigs to Canadian Cancer Society wig banks across Canada There is no cost to the Society or to the individuals who receive these wigs Please consider sending your hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths as a meaningful way to support someone on a cancer journey BC company 360 Hair also accepts hair donations and creates real hair wigs and donates them to people on a cancer journey Please consider sending your hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths or 360 Hair as a meaningful way to support someone on a cancer journey How to donate your hair If you re thinking about donating your hair you have two options To donate your hair to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths program Hair must be clean dry and not swept off the floor Hair must be a minimum length of 8 inches 20 cm Hair should not be chemically treated bleached coloured or permed Hair should be bundled in a ponytail at both ends

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/hair-donations/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • Financial help - British Columbia and Yukon - Canadian Cancer Society
    your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Relay For Life Daffodil Ball Daffodil Month Cops for Cancer Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Workshops and seminars Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Local priorities Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Financial help Wigs and hair donations Quit smoking Community Services Locator Connect with our online community Talk to someone who s been there Talk to an information specialist How we can help Cancer research How to reduce cancer risk Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Support services Support and services Financial help How we can help Talk to an information specialist Talk to someone who s been there Connect with our online community Community Services Locator Quit smoking Wigs and hair donations Financial help Transportation Accommodation Camp Goodtimes Wigs and prosthesis Candy flavoured tobacco study influences government policy Read more Links to help you Talking about cancer If you re a caregiver Working with your healthcare team Treatment Clinical trials we are funding Cancer myths and controversies Use your cancer experience to help others Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Relay For Life Funding lifesaving clinical trials The Canadian Cancer Society is funding lifesaving clinical trials that give people with cancer access to the newest types of treatment Learn More Financial help The Canadian Cancer Society provides limited short term financial assistance to cover a portion of clients cancer related transportation and accommodation expenses In addition through our partnership with the BC Cancer Agency we can assist clients with a portion of the cost of selected prescription medications that manage symptoms related to cancer treatment Application Financial Support Program Financial Support Drug Program Medical Status Form i e for clients who are re applying to the Financial Support Program and or the Financial Support Drug Program Information about the Financial Support Drug Program To be eligible for the Financial Support Program and or the Financial Support Drug Program a client must meet the following criteria Has a cancer diagnosis Is in active cancer treatment e g surgery chemotherapy radiation bone marrow transplant at a recognized cancer treatment facility Has a BC Personal Health Number i e CareCard number Has an after tax household income for the most recently completed tax year of less than 50 000 Is not eligible for any other program providing financial assistance for travel and accommodations for medical appointments Clients who have coverage for travel and accommodations for medical appointments through the following programs are not eligible for the Financial Support Program BC Employment and Assistance i e Social Assistance Ph 1 866 866 0800 BC Assistance for Persons With Disabilities i e PWD Ph 1 866 866 0800 Veterans Affairs Canada Ph 1 866 522 2122 extended health benefits disability insurance contact information specific to each plan First

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/financial-help-bc/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • Getting transportation to treatment - Canadian Cancer Society
    the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Workshops and seminars Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Local priorities Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Transportation Financial help Wigs and hair donations Quit smoking Community Services Locator Connect with our online community Talk to someone who s been there Talk to an information specialist How we can help Cancer research Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Support services Support and services Transportation How we can help Talk to an information specialist Talk to someone who s been there Connect with our online community Community Services Locator Quit smoking Wigs and hair donations Financial help Transportation Accommodation Camp Goodtimes Wigs and prosthesis Dr Lavoué is developing a toolkit to collect and use information on cancer causing substances in the workplace Read more Links to help you Talking about cancer If you re a caregiver Working with your healthcare team Treatment Clinical trials we are funding Cancer myths and controversies Use your cancer experience to help others Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Relay For Life Our information and support services helped 75 000 people living with cancer Learn More Getting transportation to treatment Volunteer drivers are here for you If you are being treated for cancer and you do not have access to transportation a volunteer driver can pick you up and take you to your treatment related appointments The Canadian Cancer Society in partnership with the Freemasons Cancer Car Program provides rides for people with cancer who have no other means of transportation This service is available in Greater Vancouver Fraser Valley Interior Price George and on Vancouver Island It is provided in partnership with the Grand Lodge of Freemasons of BC and the Yukon Volunteers provide round trip transportation to primary cancer treatment appointments such as chemotherapy and radiation This service is based on need and availability Some flexibility in pickup and departure times is required Depending on the location up to 7 days notice may be required Please call for more information As the volunteer drivers do not have access to specially equipped vehicles it is important that you can get in and out of a car without assistance and be willing to share rides We re grateful for the volunteer support and generous donors of the transportation program In our recent client satisfaction survey 100 of our passengers expressed satisfaction with our service Do you like to drive and want to make a difference in the life of someone with cancer Become a volunteer driver view our list of open positions here Need a lift Refer to our directory of volunteer drivers in your region Volunteer drivers in Fraser Valley and Greater Vancouver We re grateful for the volunteer support and generous donors of the transportation program Call the number in your community to make a reservation Abbotsford Chilliwack and

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/transportation-bc/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • Accommodation - British Columbia and Yukon - Canadian Cancer Society
    tool It s My Life Learn More Accommodation A home away from home People diagnosed with cancer face many challenges Travelling to a distant location for treatment away from family and friends can be particularly overwhelming With more than 30 years of experience the Canadian Cancer Society has found that a welcoming caring environment helps meet the practical and emotional needs of those in treatment for cancer away from home The Canadian Cancer Society operates four reasonably priced lodges in close proximity to cancer treatment centres in Vancouver the Southern Interior on the Island and Northern BC Guests have the opportunity to meet others on a cancer journey It is a safe supportive environment where guests understand what others are going through and can share experiences The lodges have a range of amenities and services including nutritious food three meals are included in the daily rate WiFi connectivity and a wig and breast prosthesis bank to meet the needs of cancer patients There is easy access to information and Staff are on site 24 hours a day to provide support and information to guests Rooms are shared with ensuite and some offer a queen bed option Whenever possible loved ones can stay with guests Facilities are smoke free scent free and wheelchair accessible There is a reasonable user fee for lodge guests which includes meals For hours locations and more check out the lodge nearest you Jean C Barber Lodge The Jean C Barber Lodge is conveniently located across from the BC Cancer Agency and within walking distance to the Vancouver General Hospital Eye Care Center and Skin Care Clinic There are plenty of shops and restaurants in the area and we are minutes away from downtown Vancouver The lodge also has easy access to transit A pay parking lot is available across the street with hourly daily weekly and monthly rates Amenities Air conditioned rooms Lounge Dining room Outdoor patio Activity room TV computers internet games pool table Daffodil Shop Library resource room Coin operated laundry In room Wi Fi Pay phones Services Meals available Freemason drivers for transport to medical appointments Wig bank with free wig fittings and head shaving by appointment Breast prosthesis bank Relaxation sessions Healing touch sessions Look Good Feel Better program Van outings Yoga Meditation Yoga Relaxation and Yoga Breathing Blain Nutter Listening Room To prepare for your visit read about some general information admissions checklist and frequently asked questions Address 575 West 10th Avenue Vancouver BC V5Z 4C3 Reservations Phone 604 879 9131 Fax 604 675 7131 Vancouver Island Lodge The Vancouver Island Lodge is across from the Royal Jubilee Hospital and within walking distance to the BC Cancer Agency Located in a residential area of Victoria there is easy access to public transit shopping banking and entertainment Limited paid parking is available on site reservations are recommended Amenities Shared rooms with ensuites Nutritious and appealing meals TV lounges Outdoor patio Activity rooms with computer wireless internet service games pool table exercise equipment

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/travel-and-accommodations-bc/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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  • Camp Goodtime BC - Canadian Cancer Society
    Smoking and tobacco Nutrition and fitness Alcohol Sun and UV Vitamin D Healthy habits for families Be aware Family genetics Artificial hormones Viruses and bacteria Harmful substances and environmental risks Staying informed about environmental risks Cancer myths and controversies Early detection and screening Finding cancer early Screening Cancer prevention research Get involved Support us Make a personal donation Become a corporate supporter Donating shares and other securities Leave a legacy Create a personal fundraising page Sponsor a participant Create a wedding fund Buy a luminary Asian Giving Major gifts How your donations help Funding research Events and Participation Find an event near you Relay For Life Daffodil Ball Daffodil Month Cops for Cancer Golf Fore the Cure Awareness weeks and months Hold your own event Workshops and seminars Volunteering Why volunteer Ways to volunteer Volunteer opportunities Take action What we are doing Asbestos Drug shortages Indoor tanning Tobacco control Local priorities Success stories What you can do Donate Recently viewed pages Camp Goodtimes Accommodation Transportation Financial help Wigs and hair donations Quit smoking Community Services Locator Connect with our online community Talk to someone who s been there Talk to an information specialist Select the text below and copy the link A A A You are here Support services Support and services Camp Goodtimes How we can help Talk to an information specialist Talk to someone who s been there Connect with our online community Community Services Locator Quit smoking Wigs and hair donations Financial help Transportation Accommodation Camp Goodtimes Wigs and prosthesis Simple question helps restore patient dignity Read more Links to help you Talking about cancer If you re a caregiver Working with your healthcare team Treatment Clinical trials we are funding Cancer myths and controversies Use your cancer experience to help others Canadian Cancer Statistics publication Relay

    Original URL path: http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/camp-goodtimes-bc/?region=bc (2014-10-09)
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