Dr Earle answers commonly asked questions about COVID-19 and cancer. For instance, are people with certain cancers at a higher risk for contracting COVID-19 and what can they do to reduce their risk? What should people with cancer do if their treatment is delayed? Dr Earle will answer these questions and more in this webinar.
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Resources from the Canadian Cancer Society
The Canadian Cancer Society is continuing to provide programs for people with cancer and caregivers that can be helpful if you are staying close to home or dealing with feelings of anxiety or isolation.
• Cancer Information Service is our national, toll-free helpline for people with cancer, caregivers, families and friends, the general public and healthcare professionals. Contact us or call us at 1-888-939-3333 (TTY 1-866-786-3934).
• Extensive expert information is available on our website about cancer and COVID-19. www.cancer.ca
is our online community where people with cancer and their loved ones can share their experiences and build supportive relationships.
• Peer Match is our phone-based support system that connects people living with cancer and their caregivers with trained volunteers who offer encouragement and share ideas for coping from the unique perspective of their own cancer journeys. http://match.cancer.ca
• Smokers’ Helpline is available to help you or a loved one quit smoking. www.smokershelpline.caIf you need help immediately, please contact:
• Crisis Services Canada, 1-833-456-4566 | www.crisisservicescanada.ca
• Kids Help Phone, 1-800-668-6868 | https://kidshelpphone.ca
• If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1.
The information in this webinar is for educational purposes only and does not replace the advice of your healthcare provider based on your individual situation. Experts are speaking on their own behalf and CCS assumes no responsibility for the completeness of the information presented.