The Society provides comprehensive and credible information about all types of cancer, including risk reduction, early detection, diagnosis, treatments and dealing with side effects. The Society also offers information to support healthy lifestyles and to help people cope with a cancer diagnosis. Information is available over the phone, in print publications and on our website www.cancer.ca
Through the Canadian Cancer Society’s Cancer Information Service, information specialists are available to help when it is needed most. Only a phone call away, they can answer questions about cancer, ways to reduce cancer risk, early detection and treatment and locate helpful services in communities across Ontario.
The Canadian Cancer Society’s Cancer Information Service offers reliable and personalized information that is free and confidential. Talk to a cancer information specialist Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1-888-939-3333.
The Canadian Cancer Society offers a variety of print material that provides reliable information about risk reduction, screening information, diagnosis and treatment. Most of our publications are available in English and French. To find out more about the Society’s publications, please contact the Canadian Cancer Society in your community or call a cancer information specialist at 1-888-939-3333.
On the web www.cancer.ca:
The Canadian Cancer Society’s website offers information about cancer, ways to reduce one’s risk, early detection and treatment. The site also helps visitors locate support services in communities across Ontario through the Community Services Directory.
The site highlights research projects and progress and offers visitors the opportunity to volunteer or to donate. Located at www.cancer.ca, information is available in English and French, 24 hours a day.
Community Services Directory - www.cancer.ca
The Canadian Cancer Society’s online Community Services Directory can help users find support services close to home. The directory can be searched 24 hours a day by a specific service name and/or location. It lists approximately 4,000 community services Canadians can turn to for help. The directory covers a huge range of services including screening programs, treatment locations, support groups, smoking cessation programs, wigs and prostheses.