Archive for: cancer

Dr. Peter Selby

Dr. Selby’s top five things counsellors need to know

Dr. Peter Selby created the Training Enhancement in Applied Cessation Counselling and Health (TEACH) Learning Centre, a certificate program in Intensive Smoking Cessation Counselling. Dr. Selby shares his five most important things counsellors need to know to help people quit smoking.

System Performance Report 2012

Latest Canadian smoking data

The annual system performance report presents performance indicators that span the cancer control continuum, cancer sites and the Canadian population.

Keeping tobacco sacred resource

Keeping tobacco sacred

We’ve gathered a selection of resources that share a First Nations, Inuit and Métis perspective on smoking cessation.

 
 
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Texting with Dr. Mike

What would it be like if you could text your doctor? Dr. Mike Evans exchanges texts with a smoker who wants to quit smoking but doesn’t know where to start.

Smokers' Helpline

Smokers’ helpline

Smokers’ Helpline is a free, confidential service operated by the Canadian Cancer Society offering support and information about quitting smoking and tobacco use.

What's the single best thing you should do to quit smoking?

Dr. Mike prescribes

Dr. Mike Evans, founder of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto and a staff physician at St. Michael’s Hospital shares his can’t miss smoking cessation resources.

 
 
Dr. Ronald Barr

Video interview with Dr. Ronald Barr

Dr. Ronald Barr, pediatrician at McMaster University Health Sciences, discusses his experiences and approaches in delivering bad news to adolescents and young adults

Google Hangout

Young People and Cancer: A hangout

Listen to how young Canadians dealt with their cancer diagnosis and the challenges they faced throughout their cancer journey.

Laura Mitchell

Q&A with Laura Mitchell

Laura Mitchell, a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program at Princess Margaret Hospital, talks about her role in helping young adults and their families deal with the changes a cancer diagnosis brings to their lives.

 
 
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Cancer and Young People: A Hangout with Danelle Lesley Titus

Listen to how a young Canadian dealt with her cancer diagnosis and the challenges she faced throughout her cancer journey.

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Youth and cancer: Fieldnotes

How is cancer different for youth? Read to learn more about the issues and outcomes when cancer strikes adolescents and young adults.

Cancer in young people

Cancer in young people: an infographic

More than 2,000 adolescents and young adults are diagnosed with cancer each year. Check out this infographic to learn about the changes we have seen in survival for this age group in Canada.