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External Links and Additional Resources

Financial Support

Advance Care Planning & End of Life Care

Advance Care Planning is a process of reflection and communication. It is a time to think about your values and wishes, and to let people know what kind of health and personal care you would want in the future if you were unable to speak for yourself.

  • Advanced Care Planning Canada
    Workbooks and other resources to help individuals discuss, plan, and make informed decisions about advance care planning.

  • Canadian Virtual Hospice
    Information and support on palliative and end-of-life care, loss and grief

  • Living My Culture
    People from various cultures share their stories and wisdom about living with serious illness, end of life and grief to support others.


Grief Support and Information:

Rehabilitative Support and Informational Resources

  • March of Dimes
    Community-based rehabilitation and advocacy for individuals with physical disabilities

  • Chemo Brain
    Examples, cause, and ways to remedy chemo brain, from the American Cancer Society.

  • Cognitive Problems
    From the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

  • The Dana Foundation
    A private philanthropic organization dedicated to advancing understanding about the brain.

  • The Original Memory Gym
    Challenge your brain and memory with training

Fertility Information and Support

Some cancers and cancer treatments can damage the organs or glands that affects your fertility, which is your ability to get or stay pregnant or to get someone pregnant and have a child.

Problems with fertility are sometimes temporary – they may happen only during cancer treatment or for some time after treatment. But other times, fertility problems do not go away. They are or can become permanent. If fertility is important to you, try to talk about it with your healthcare team before you start cancer treatment.

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