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Organization: Canadian Cancer Society - Ottawa  
Phone Numbers: 613-723-1744 * Peer support/Cancer Information Specialists, toll free 1-888-939-3333 * Transportation Service 1-800-263-6750
Teletype: 1-866-786-3934
Fax: 613-723-8967
Email: ottawa@ontario.cancer.ca
Website: www.cancer.ca
Address:
1745 Woodward Dr
Ottawa, ON
K2C 0P9
Intersection: Maitland Ave and Hwy 417
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Byron James - Senior Manager
613-723-1744 ext 3611 * bjames@ontario.cancer.ca
Contacts: Namrata Goyes - Office Coordinator
613-723-1744 ext 3612
Service Description: Services to cancer patients, their families and the general public

Cancer Information Specialists: One on one information on cancer and cancer-related topics to cancer patients, their families, general public, and health professionals * telephone service can be provided in over 100 languages via interpreters * all calls are confidential * information can be emailed or mailed at no charge

Information on all types of cancer: Prevention and early detection * cancer treatments * drugs and clinical trials, complementary therapies * emotional and financial support * nutrition * cancer statistics * help in local communities * information about being tested for cancer * preparing or coping with treatments * managing recovery or recurrence * supporting someone who is living with cancer

Transportation: Assistance with transportation to help patients get to their cancer-specific treatments when they are unable to get there on their own

Peer Support: Connects people to a trained volunteer (survivor or caregiver) by telephone or in person * all calls are confidential

Wig Salon: Free wigs for cancer patients losing their hair due to chemotherapy

Prevention: Information at health fairs and presentations about cancer prevention and cancer related topics at no charge

Smokers' Helpline: Information and counselling to smokers who want to quit, those who have quit and need support, and those who want to help a friend or family member quit and especially to those who have no intention of quitting * this toll-free telephone support line and a series of self-help books form an integrated approach called One Step At A Time

Fees: None
Application: Call for more information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Cancer patients, their families and friends
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Canada  
See Also: Breast Health and Diseases
Cancer
Information and Referral Services
Mastectomy Products and Wigs
Prostate Health
Smoking Cessation
Transportation - Volunteer and Non-Accessible

This information was last completely updated on March 22, 2017

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