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Canadian Cancer Society

Site: Ottawa

Service: Ontario Division - Ottawa Community Office

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-723-1744 ; Peer support/Cancer Information Specialists, toll free 1-888-939-3333 ; Transportation Service 1-800-263-6750
TTY Phone 1-866-786-3934
Fax 613-723-8967
Address & Map
116 Albert St, Suite 500
Ottawa, ON K1P 5G3
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Services for cancer patients, their families and the general public 
Cancer Information Specialists: One-on-one information on cancer and cancer-related topics for 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Cancer patients, their families and friends * Transportation program: Individuals undergoing active treatment, or within their first year after registration.
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1939
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118829803 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed.
Print Material Pamphlets * information packages
Date Updated 16 Apr 2019
Service Categories Biological and Life Sciences Research ~ Cancer ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Cancer ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Cancer ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Cancer ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Cancer ; Medical Information Services ~ Cancer ; Non-Emergency Medical Transportation ~ Cancer ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Cancer ; Smoking/Vaping Cessation ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cancer

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