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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
TTY: 1-866-786-3934
Fax: 613-723-8967
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
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

Information on all types of cancer: Prevention and early detection * treatments * drugs and clinical trials * complementary therapies * emotional and financial support * nutrition * statistics * help in local communities * information about being tested * preparing for 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 / Target Population: Cancer patients, their families and friends * Transportation program: Individuals undergoing active treatment, or within their first year after registration.
Languages: English * French
Area Served:
See Also: Breast Health and Diseases Support Groups and Organizations
Cancer and Tumour Support Groups and Organizations
Colon Cancer Support Groups and Organizations
Information and Referral Services
Mastectomy Products and Wigs
Prostate Cancer
Smoking Cessation
Transportation - Non-Accessible and Volunteer

This information was last completely updated on March 15, 2018

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