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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Brain Tumour Patient Handbooks
Pediatric Brain Tumour, Adult Brain Tumour and Non-malignant Brain Tumour Handbooks address concerns and questions throughout... read more...
Cancer is a Word, Not a Sentence: A Practical Guide to Help You Through the First Few Weeks
A practical and helpful guide for anyone who has recently been diagnosed with one of the 200 or more cancers and who is feeling... read more...
Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved
Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School with a modest Christian upbringing, but she specializes in the study of... read more...
Finding Your Voice: Our Journey with Cancer Through the Health System
Patients and their families are key members of the health care team. Based on her own experience throughout her husband's... read more...
The Healing Circle
This book follows the format of a “Skills for Healing Weekend Retreat” developed and led by the authors. The chapters alternate... read more...
The Secret C: Straight Talking About Cancer
This booklet is aimed at supporting parents or carers and encourages open communication and questions about cancer within... read more...
What You Really Need to Know About Cancer: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients & Their Families, 2ed.
This comprehensive and complete guide explains the common types of cancer with detailed discussions of the disease, the factors... read more...