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groups for Canadians affected by cancer

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Gynecological Cancer Support Group: Restoring Body Image & Sexual Health After Cancer

For many women, a diagnosis of cancer and its treatment can have a significant impact on body image, emotional well-being, sexual health and relationships, even after treatments have finished.

What is the study about? The study purpose is to examine the usefulness of an online support group for women with gynecological or other female cancer, on topics about body image and sexuality. The study will assess the acceptance and effectiveness of the online group, as well as satisfaction of participating in such a group.

Eligible Participants:

  • Canadians (any province)
  • Between ages 18-65
  • Diagnosis of stage 1-3 gynecological cancer (or other female cancer) and completed or nearing end of treatment
  • Concerns with issues around body image and sexual health

The group start date is planned for Monday, January 7th and the group will run for 10 weeks for approximately 90 minutes.

Please note your time zone:

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Pacific

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM Mountain

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM CST Saskatchewan

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM Central

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Eastern

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Atlantic

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM NDT Newfoundland / Labrador

Please register if you are interested in connecting with other gynecological cancer patients.

18-Mar-2019
Restoring Body Image & Sexual Health After Breast Cancer: Canada-wide Support Group

For many women, a diagnosis of cancer and its treatment can have a significant impact on body image, emotional well-being, sexual health and relationships, even after treatments have finished.

What is the study about? The study purpose is to examine the usefulness of an online support group for women with breast cancer on topics about body image and sexuality. The study will assess the acceptance and effectiveness of the online group, as well as satisfaction of participating in such a group.

Eligible Participants:

  • Canadians (any province) 
  • Between ages 18-65
  • Diagnosis of stage 1-3 breast cancer and completed or nearing end of treatment
  • Concerns with issues around body image and sexuality

The group start date is planned for Thursday, January 10th and the group will run for 10 weeks for approximately 90 minutes.

 

Please note your time zone:

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Pacific

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Mountain

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM CST Saskatchewan

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Central

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM Atlantic

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM NDT Newfoundland / Labrador

Please register if you are interested in connecting with other breast cancer patients.

Please register if you are interested in connecting with other breast cancer patients.

14-Mar-2019
Restoring Body Image & Sexual Health After Breast Cancer: Ontario Support Group

For many women, a diagnosis of cancer and its treatment can have a significant impact on body image, emotional well-being, sexual health and relationships, even after treatments have finished.

What is the study about? The study purpose is to examine the usefulness of an online support group for women with breast cancer on topics about body image and sexuality. The study will assess the acceptance and effectiveness of the online group, as well as satisfaction of participating in such a group.

Eligible Participants:

  • Live in Ontario
  • Between ages 18-65
  • Diagnosis of stage 1-3 breast cancer and completed or nearing end of treatment
  • Concerns with issues around body image and sexuality

The group start date is planned for Wednesday, January 16th at 6:00pm EST and the group will run for 10 weeks for approximately 90 minutes.

 

Please register if you are interested in connecting with other breast cancer patients.

20-Mar-2019
Active Treatment Support Group-All Cancer Types

This is an online support group for patients who are actively receiving treatment for their cancer (or in follow up related to their treatment).  This includes surgical, chemotherapy and radiation treatments for cancer.

There are a total of 8 weekly sessions and each session includes a specific skill-building topic based on a published cancer manual.  Weekly chapters will be delivered by email to participants which may take up to 15 minutes to read and participants can complete it at their own pace prior to each weekly session.

The group start date is planned for Wednesday, January 16th and will run for 8 weeks for approximately 90 minutes at the following times:

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Mountain

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Central

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM Atlantic

Please register if you are seeking support in this area and interested in connecting with other cancer patients with similar experiences.

06-Mar-2019