Cancer Resources

General Cancer Information

General Cancer Information Source Resource American Cancer Society General information, research, cancer types, etc. Breast Cancer.Org Types of breast cancer Breast Cancer Society of Canada Ask a research a question! Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada General information, support, getting involved, research, etc. Canadian Cancer Society Financial Support General information, support, getting involved, research, etc. Cancer.Net Navigating cancer care, coping with cancer, survivorship Cancer Care Ontario Cancer care during COVID-19 pandemic Cancer treatments National Cancer Institute Cancer Misconceptions Genetics of Cancer Types of Cancer Understanding your treatment WE-SPARK Cancer Program Ask the Expert Series Research, community outreach, etc. Windsor Regional Hospital Cancer Program

Statistics & Numbers

Statistics & Numbers General Global Cancer Observatory - an interactive web-based platform presenting global cancer statistics Global Oncology Map The Cancer Atlas – a global overview about the burden, the risks, and taking control of cancer World Health Organization - fact sheets, data, guidelines Local Windsor Essex County Health Unit - 2016 statistics Provincial Cancer Care Ontario - monthly Ontario facts sheets on cancer and cancer risk modifiers Cancer Care Ontario - Ontario cancer statistics Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario  - Childhood Cancer in Ontario Surveillance Report Public Health Ontario - cancer incidence snapshot Public Health Ontario - cancer mortality snapshot National Canadian Cancer Society – Cancer statistics by type & cancer infographics Canadian Institute for Health Information - access data and reports International American Cancer Society - cancer facts and statistics Cancer Research UK - incidence, mortality, survival, risk National Cancer Institute - a collection of statistical…

Local Resources

Local Resources Source Resource An All.Can Canada Initiative Cancer and Mental Health Fight Like Mason Foundation Programs, local events & resources, research, etc. Hospice of Windsor-Essex County Information & services Katelyn Bedard Bone Marrow Association How you can help Help for Cancer Caregivers Support for cancer caregivers Research Information Outreach Team (RIOT) University of Windsor scientists at community outreach Ronald McDonald House Windsor location WE-SPARK Health Institute Ask the Expert Series Research program, community outreach, etc. Grants Program Research Collaboration Platform Research Registry Windsor Cancer Centre Foundation General info and ways to get involved Seeds for Hope Grant Program Windsor-Essex Community Foundation Cancer Research Collaboration Fund Windsor Public Library Cancer Peer Support Group Windsor Regional Hospital Cancer Program 'My Cancer Journey' (PDF) RENEW Life After Cancer Program (Video)

For Researchers: Funding, Publications, Databases & Resources

For Researchers: Funding, Publications, Databases & Resources Funding Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation American Association For Cancer Research Banting Research Foundation Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Canadian Cancer Society - Prostate Cancer Funding Database Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Cancer Research Collaboration Fund Cancer Research Society Fund Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) Dana Foundation - Neuroscience & Society Grants Fight Like Mason Foundation Gateway for Cancer Research Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust - Melanoma Research Grants Human Frontier Science Program James S. McDonnell Foundation Kidney Foundation of Canada Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation Lung Cancer Research Foundation Lymphoma Research Foundation Melanoma Research Alliance Ministry of Research & Innovation (Province of Ontario) Early Researcher Awards Ontario Research Fund - Research Excellence (ORF-RE) Mitacs - Accelerate Program paid internships…

For Vulnerable Populations

For Vulnerable Populations Source Resource Canadian Cancer Society Coping with cancer Cancer & COVID-19 Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario Survivor to Survivor (S2S) Network

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials Source Resource Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network Navigator Clinical Trials.gov Privately and publicly funded clinical trials conducted around the world It Starts With Me General clinical trials information National Cancer Institute NCI clinical trials Ontario Cancer Trials Find a cancer clinical trial in Ontario Trialjectory Clinical trial navigator Windsor Regional Hospital Information & participation flyer

For Healthcare Providers

For Healthcare Providers BC Cancer - information and resources about cancer care for health professionals OncoLink University - educational resources for students and healthcare professionals OncoLink O-Pro - educational articles, patient & family teaching tools OncoLink - clinical trials 101 webinar OncoLink - Build My Patient Treatment Binder Project Flamingo - a non-profit in South Africa that raises funds and provides timely breast cancer surgery, and pamper packs

For Children & Teens

For Children & Teens General Resources  Camp Keaton Hamilton -  no-fee bereavement camp for children and youth who have experienced the death of someone close to them Canadian Cancer Society - coping when your child has cancer, types of childhood cancer, talking to your child about cancer, managing side effects, money matters, and more Childcan Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare - child & youth mental health programs KidsGrief.ca - talking with kids and teens about serious illness, dying and death Livestrong - cancer in adolescents and young adults The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne - Okee Medican Imaging App, a games and information app to help you and your family feel more comfortable with everything that will happen at your appointment Interactive Educational Activities   Cancer Checkout Activity - The Price is Right Guess the cost of important equipment and essential tools needed to conduct cancer research. Created by: Carlos Eid & Sami Alrashed, Adapted by: Kaila Wilson Cancer Checkout Activity…

Mental Wellness & Coping with Cancer

Mental Wellness & Coping with Cancer Source Resource American Cancer Society How to be a friend to someone with cancer Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Cancer support group Canadian Cancer Society Cancer patient peer-support forum Grief & Cancer How to help someone with cancer Canadian Mental Health Association Windsor-Essex Mental health information and local services Cancer.Net Supporting a friend with cancer Cancer Care Ontario Managing symptoms, side effects & well-being Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Cancer patient stories Tips for smoking cessation Hospice of Windsor-Essex County Information & services National Foundation for Cancer Research Cancer apps OncoLink Coping with cancer Wellspring Community-based centres offering free programs & services, without referral Windsor Public Library Cancer Peer Support Group Windsor Regional Hospital RENEW Life After Cancer Program (Video) Tips for quitting smoking University of Windsor Smoke-free campus resources

WCRG Conferences

WCRG Conferences In 2012, the Windsor Cancer Research Group launched it's Biennial International Cancer Research Conference to serve as a platform for the initiation and strengthening of cancer connections amongst researchers. The conference has a strong focus on student development by providing them an opportunity to present and showcase their research. This event is typically attended by scientists, clinicians, nurses, research associates, researchers, administrations, students, and industry partners that come together from throughout Windsor-Essex and our neighbouring communities of London, Michigan, Toronto, etc. Infographics highlighting the conference outputs are provided below. 2022 Health Research Conference Register Here 2020 Cancer Research Conference Check out our conference program here.   2018 Cancer Research Conference Check out our conference program here. 2016 Cancer Research Conference Check out our conference program here. 2014 Cancer Research Conference Check out our conference…

Environment and Workplace and Cancer

Environment and Workplace and Cancer Canadian Cancer Society: Learn how to protect yourself from carcinogens or use them safely Know your environment Does your environment put you at risk for cancer? 3 smart ways to reduce your exposure to carcinogens Air pollution What is air pollution – and why is it dangerous? Air pollution and cancer How many cancer cases are due to air pollution? 4 ways to reduce your exposure to air pollution – outside 7 ways to reduce your exposure to air pollution – indoors Arsenic What is arsenic – and how are we exposed to it? Arsenic and cancer The #1 thing to do if you have a private well Should I drink bottled water instead of tap water? Asbestos What is asbestos? Asbestos and cancer In your community and at home: how you may be exposed to asbestos Formaldehyde What is formaldehyde – and how are we exposed to it? Formaldehyde and cancer 7 ways to reduce your exposure to formaldehyde at home Medical radiation What is medical radiation – and how are we exposed to it? Medical radiation…

Researcher Snapdshots

Researcher Snapdshots Thank you to snapd Windsor for sponsoring a cancer research “snapdshot” that highlights our cancer researchers. The goal of these “snapdshots” is to raise awareness about the cancer research conducted in Windsor-Essex and stimulate new research collaborations. By clicking on the feature, you will be directed to that researcher's complete profile!

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