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Cancer patient workshops and classes

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, our in-person workshops and classes have been stopped until further notice.

As our workshops go virtual, or we learn of partner organizations’ online options, they will be posted below.

In the meantime, if you have any questions about your cancer, support or cancer care, please email us at

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Partner organizations hosting online support groups/workshops

Cancer Chat Canada at the de Souza Institute

Cancer Chat Canada provides free, professionally led online support groups for Canadians affected by cancer, including patients, survivors and family members. Support groups are structured to provide emotional support and a place to safely discuss personal topics.

Learn more and register at

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better will now be offering a virtual edition of their workshop for all women facing cancer who want to learn how to manage the appearance-related impact of cancer and its treatment in a small-group supportive community.

One workshop focuses on skincare and cosmetics, the other on wigs and hair alternatives. Both workshops are delivered by a Look Good Feel Better volunteer using interactive technology.

Register for a workshop at or by calling 1-800-914-5665.

Markham Lymphatic Centre

This lymphedema treatment facility offers tips for managing lymphedema and coping during COVID-19 through free online workshops. Fridays at 1 p.m. Learn more at


Wellspring is a Canada-wide network of communitprograms and services, at no charge and without referral to anyone, with any type of cancer, at any stage in their journey. The majority of Wellspring’s workshops have been made virtual or are available by telephone during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more at


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