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Our counselling staff have created  a variety of resources to help you during cancer treatment and beyond
Free handouts

Free handouts & guides

Financial and practical needs:

Health care insurance coverage & information:
Healthcare professionals:

Supporting cancer treatment:
Supporting end of life:
Transportation information:

NOTE: Copies of our printed resources, cd's or videos may be available to purchase or borrow at your local Cancer Centre contact Patient & Family Counselling Services or BCCA library enquire.

Free video series

Free financial video series:

Sometimes all you need is a small amount of information. Check out these video's they summarize some of the financial and practical information found in the brochure called "Financial Information for Cancer Patients".

1. Introduction (1:40 minutes)

Introduction (video)

2. I need to stop working? (12:44 minutes)

I need to stop working (video

3. Accommodation - Home Support - Transportation (5:34 minutes)

Accommodation, Transportation & Homecare (video)  

  • NOTE: Correction to slide at 1:23 minutes - Canadian Cancer Society phone number is 1-888-939-3333
  • As of October 6, 2015 the CCS Volunteer Driver Program is no longer available.
  • As of February, 2016 the CCS Financial Support Program is now the Travel Treatment Fund (with new eligibility criteria)

4. Who covers the costs of healthcare and medical treatment? (3:03 minutes)

Who covers the costs of healthcare services (video)

5. Chinese version (4:23 minutes)

Chinese language version (summary of financial and practical information for cancer patients)

To purchase


Review the bookstore list of cancer publications, make your selection and then order a copy from the PHSA bookstore

Relaxation CD's:

Audio recordings are available for women, men, children and multicultural audiences in CD format and include music, autogenic, breath work, visualization, and guided imagery. To review go to Relaxation CD List. Order from the PHSA bookstore

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