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.

If you have a favourite palliative care resource that doesn't appear here, suggest a resource below.

Diseases
ALS
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...
If I Were Tom – Prostate Cancer Website
Prostate Cancer Foundation BC (in partnership with other organizations) produced this website called “If I Were Tom.” It... read more...
It takes a team: Families talk about traveling for care for advanced cancer
This resource is based on families' experiences traveling for care for advanced cancer and is intended to help families who... 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...
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada website offers a wide range of information/resources/contacts for patients and... read more...
Living with Advanced Cancer
96 - page booklet produced by the Canadian Cancer Society is available free of charge on-line or hard copy through Canadian... read more...
Living with Cancer – A Report on the Patient Experience
This report published by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer illustrates the experiences of patients from the time cancer... read more...
Living with Cancer: A Guide for People with Cancer and Their Caregivers
This 96 page booklet addresses many of the concerns and questions that arise following the diagnosis of cancer, including... read more...