Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

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Communication
Dignity in Care
Dignity in Care provides practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care... read more...
'Does cancer not care I have plans?': Terminal diagnosis forces author to grab hold of life
Listen to a conversation with author Kate Bowler who was interviewed on "The Current" (CBC radio). Kate is the author of... read more...
NewFamily Communication Guide
This booklet will help you talk about your illness with your loved ones and caregivers, and talk about what you want for... read more...
Helping a Friend Who Is Dying
This article will guide you in ways to help a friend and yourself during the last days of your friend's life. read more...
I Don’t Want Jenny To Think I’m Abandoning Her: Views On Overtreatment
A palliative care physician helps a cancer patient cope with her coming death, while her oncologist struggles to give up... read more...
Kaqqutiq Inuit Cancer Glossary - Video Series
A series of videos created in many Inuit languages for individuals diagnosed with cancer, their family, friends and health... read more...
Let's Talk About Cancer (podcast)
This week on the Jumping Off the Ivory Tower podcast Julie talks to Dr. Jacob McGee, who treats women’s cancers at the London... read more...
Letting Go: What Should Medicine Do When It Can't Save Your Life?
Article written by a physician which highlights many common end-of-life issues. read more...
LGBT End-of-Life Conversations
A website dedicated to fostering effective communication, create community and facilitate care for lesbian, gay, bisexual... read more...
Listen, Talk, Connect: Communicating With People Living With Dementia
This booklet is intended to improve communication (both verbal and nonverbal) between caregiver, families and friends of... read more...