Thank you to Merry-Hill Golf Club for your support of HopeSpring. In December the Women's League contributed $7,000 to us in support of Breast Cancer. Your support helps ensure that women in our area are supported through their cancer journey, have mastectomy camisoles available and have wigs available when they are losing or have lost their hair due to cancer treatment. Thank you!
Are you 15-39?
You are invited to participate in a research study that aims to better understand adolescent and young adult cancer survivors’ experiences transitioning back into physical activity after cancer treatment.
The study involves completing a brief questionnaire and a 45-60 minute individual interview (by telephone or virtual meeting room). Your participation in this study is voluntary.
Your participation in this study will assist the researchers in developing strategies to smooth the transition into physical activity post-treatment for adolescents and young adults in order to increase their physical activity participation and improve associated health outcomes.
Participants will be offered a $20 gift card for your involvement in the study.
This study has been reviewed and received ethics approval through the University of Toronto Research Ethics Board (Reference #39245).
4th Annual National Patient Conference on Lymphoma & CLL Oct 16 & 17
Lymphoma Canada will host its 4th Annual Lymphoma Patient Conference VIRTUALLY on Friday October 16thand Saturday October 17th, 2020. This is our first ever virtual conference which will allow for patients and caregivers to learn more about lymphoma from the comfort of their own homes, and is completely free!
This patient-focused educational conference will provide presentations by expert speaking faculty from across Canada about disease and treatment specific information, clinical trials, the latest advances in lymphoma research, and practical information about living with lymphoma.
Should you have questions about the conference or Lymphoma Canada’s programs, please contact us at 905-858-5967 or email@example.com
Thank you to Foxboro Green!
Thank you to Foxboro Green for your on-going support! This year, despite COVID restrictions, Foxboro Green has donated over $10,000 to HopeSpring. In total, Foxboro Green's support of HopeSpring has exceeded $100,000. We thank the Foxboro Green Golf Committee and residents for your continued support.
We are looking for headcoverings and cancer caps in neutral or solid colours for our members. These headcoverings are provided to our members who are losing or have lost their hair due to cancer treatment, through no-contact delivery methods. We are also looking for matching fabric face masks for our members.
If you have some you’d like to donate, you can drop them off at the Inn of Waterloo front desk. For more information, please call us at 519-742-4673.
WR Myeloma virtual Support Group: September 30
Waterloo Region Myeloma Support Group is meeting virtually using Zoom: Wednesday, September 30 at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 25 at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 16 at 7:00 p.m.
We are pleased to announce that our Fall programs are now live.
Zooming at HopeSpring:
Starting September 1, our Zoom links have changed. If you had registered for a program before September 1, please re-register.
Once you register online for a program session, Zoom will automatically email you the session link. If you're not comfortable registering online, please give us a call at 519-742-4673 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we can assist you.
Dr. Erin Hill, Associate Professor of Psychology at West Chester University of Pennsylvania is currently conducting research on women with an ovarian cancer experience (currently experiencing or having had experienced it) experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The questionnaire should take approximately 25 minutes to complete and participants must be aged 18 years or older to participate. Responses will be held strictly confidential and only viewed by the research team. Upon completion, participants can provide their email so they can be entered into a draw to win a $50 Amazon gift-card. The research study has been approved by WCU IRB Protocol #20200701A.
COVID-19 Cancer Patient Support HUB - available to you
Did you know you have access to the COVID-19 Cancer Patient Support Hub? This hub contains resources and information for cancer patients during the time of COVID-19. Here's a list of information available:
We are looking for people who can donate fabric face masks for cancer patients. We will take them to the patients with no contact drop off. If you know of someone making masks that they would be willing to donate, please contact email@example.com.