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Information Resources

Rheumatoid Arthritis/Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

The Arthritis Society of Canada

  • Workshops and online courses about understanding and managing arthritis; 
  • Discussion forums and community FAQs; 
  • How to become an advocate; and
  • How to get involved in local fundraising events.

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada

  • Advocacy services; 
  • Monthly chapter meetings; 
  • Information sessions on living with MS, such as memory strategies to help you stay organized and sleep strategies to get more restful nights; 
  • Monthly information and support teleconferences; 
  • Annual MS Walk and MS Bike events; 
  • Peer support program; and
  • Access to professional journals. 

 

Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada

  • Educational webinar sessions and online documents; 
  • Peer-to-peer online patient support; 
  • Stories of inspiration; and
  • How to get in touch with your local chapter. 

 

Asthma

Asthma Society of Canada

  • Information on managing asthma; 
  • Asthma & Allergy Support Line (1-866-787-4050); 
  • Asthma Centre Locator; 
  • Information about the National Asthma Patient Alliance (NAPA), dedicated to improving awareness of and treatment for asthma; and
  • Real-life stories and tips shared by people living with or caring for someone living with asthma. 

The Lung Association

  • Information on preventing and living with lung diseases; 
  • Personal stories about how research has made an impact; 
  • How to get involved by donating or volunteering; and
  • How to get help from your local support group.

 

Psoriasis

Psoriasis Society of Canada (PSC)

  • National Psoriasis Conference; 
  • Psoriasis Walk; 
  • National Psoriasis newsletter on treatments, research and issues; 
  • How to join local support groups. 


Canadian Psoriasis Network (CPN)

  • Global Report on Psoriasis (WHO); 
  • Support and outreach forum; 
  • Informational webinars and videos; and
  • Take the Clear About Psoriasis survey. 

 

Hepatitis C

Canadian Liver Foundation

  • Hepatitis C Self-Learning online course; 
  • Information on most common forms of liver disease; 
  • Research publication library; and
  • Sign up for the Livewell e-newsletter.  

 

Cancer

Canadian Cancer Society

  • Cancer information service; 
  • Peer support; online community; 
  • Find a wig; 
  • Financial help; and
  • Travel and accommodations for treatments.

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

  • Information and awareness about breast health; 
  • Latest news on treatments available; 
  • Finding Hope blog; 
  • 2015 CBCF Community Report; 
  • Sign up for e-newsletter; and
  • How to donate or participate in local fundraising events. 

Colon Cancer Canada

  • Patient resources and information on colon cancer treatment and statistics; 
  • My Colon Cancer Companion patient journal; and
  • Wendy Bear patient assistance program.

Lung Cancer Canada

  • Support materials; 
  • Awareness and educational infosheets; 
  • Latest news on clinical trials; and
  • Peer-to-peer network. 

Prostate Cancer Canada

  • Information on treatment and options; 
  • Expert Angle webinars; and
  • Prostate Cancer Information Service hotline (1-855-PCC-INFO).

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada

  • Community of Heroes stories; 
  • Patient education support; 
  • Information specialist hotline (1-800-955-4572); and 
  • Local fundraising event information. 

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