Cancer Resources

General Cancer Information

General Cancer Information BreastCancer.Org Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Canadian Cancer Society Canadian Cancer Society - financial information about programs and resources available to residents of Ontario Cancer.Net Cancer Care Ontario - links to information about getting cancer care in Ontario during COVID-19 Global Oncology Map National Cancer Institute OncoLink Windsor Cancer Research Group 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 of information about the burden of cancer, associated risk factors, methods of prevention and measures of control 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 Public Health Ontario - cancer incidence snapshot Public Health Ontario - cancer mortality snapshot National Canadian Cancer Society - 2020 special report with statistics on lung cancer incidence, mortality, survival and prevalence  Canadian Cancer Society - cancer statistics at a glance Canadian Institute for Health Information - access data and reports International American Cancer Society…

Local Resources

Local Resources Cancer Research Collaboration Fund Fight Like Mason Foundation Katelyn Bedard Bone Marrow Association Play For A Cure - Pro-Am Hockey Tournament that raises money for local cancer research R.I.O.T. - Research Information Outreach Team: UWindsor scientists communicating cancer research to the public WE-SPARK Health Institute Grants Program Windsor Cancer Centre Foundation Windsor Cancer Research Group Windsor Regional Hospital Cancer Program - programs and services Windsor Regional Hospital - "My Cancer Journey" resource booklet that guides patients through the cancer experience and provides information and community resources that help along the way

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 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 - Acelerate Program paid internships Mitacs - Globalink Programv…

For Vulnerable Populations

For Vulnerable Populations Canadian Cancer Society - coping with cancer Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario - Survivor to Survivor (S2S) Network

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials Canadian Clinical Trials Network Cancer Trials - Information & Participation Flyer, Windsor Regional Hospital - a database of privately and publicly funded clinical studies conducted around the world Clinical Trials Navigator - helps cancer patients search and connect to clinical trials It Starts With Me - general clinical trials information Ontario Cancer Trials - find a cancer trial in Ontario

For Healthcare Providers

For Healthcare Providers OncoLink University - educational resources for students and healthcare professionals OncoLink O-Pro - continuing education, educational articles and presentations, a professional community forum and patient teaching tools BC Cancer - information and resources about cancer care for health professionals 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  BC Cancer Agency - My Anything But Ordinary Journey 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 Cancer Knowledge Network - tools to help access your child's cancer pain Childcan Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare - child & youth mental health programs - 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…

Mental Wellness & Coping with Cancer

Mental Wellness & Coping with Cancer Canadian Cancer Society - discussion forum for cancer patients to connect with one another Canadian Mental Health Association - Windsor Essex Cancer Care Ontario - Managing Symptoms, Side Effects & Well-Being Cancer Knowledge Network - writing towards wellness Cancer Knowledge Network - music and creative therapies Hospice of Windsor & Essex County  OncoLink - coping with cancer Wellspring - community-based centres offering programs and services, at no charge and without referral Windsor Regional Hospital - RENEW Life After Cancer Program Windsor Public Library - Cancer Peer Support Group

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 How much do you know about the risks in your environment? (quiz) 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…

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!