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CIBC Breast Centre

Community Resources

This section provides information about services and social supports available to help those with breast cancer.

St. Michael's Hospital does not endorse these sites or their content. Talk to your health care provider about your specific concerns.

Breast cancer information

Canadian Breast Cancer Network

A national network of breast cancer survivors

Willow Breast Cancer Support & Resource

Willow offers a number of services including peer support and resource information to patients and their family members across Canada

Information booklets you can find online

Chemotherapy: A Guide for people with cancer (in the Publications section of the Canadian Cancer Society website)


Canadian Cancer Society

For information about cancer, information assistance for patients receiving treatment, and many other resources. Contact your local Canadian Cancer Society office.

Look Good, Feel Better

Attend a free workshop on tips to manage appearance related concerns (several locations in the Greater Toronto area) or request a free magazine

Wellspring Cancer Support Centres

WELLSPRING is a network of centres that provide emotional and psychological support, free of charge, to individuals and families living with cancer. WELLSPRING provides a wide range of cancer support programs and services to serve the emotional, social, and informational needs of people living with cancer, and those who care for them.

Gilda's Club - Toronto

Gilda's Club is a meeting place where men, women, and children living with cancer, as well as their families and friends, can join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to their treatment of choice. Gilda's Club offers support and networking groups, lectures, workshops, and social events in a non-residential, home-like setting.