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Your Child Has Cancer: Canadian Support Resources That Can Help

SueMcKechnieby Sue McKechnie, CKN Childhood Cancer Advocacy Co-Editor


When your child is diagnosed with cancer, your world turns upside down. All your best laid plans fall to the wayside and in an instant you find yourself in uncharted waters. The good news is that Canada has a network of resources that can ease the emotional and financial stress for all the members of your family.


There are 16 hospitals in Canada dedicated to the healthcare of children. Each one of these facilities will have staff devoted to helping families navigate through their childhood cancer journey. The list below only scratches the surface of what resources are available, for a full list of services in your area, consult with your child’s health care team.


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