At Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, we know that finding out you have cancer can ​make you feel overwhelmed, afraid, numb or anxious. The Cancer Journey was made to help you find:

  • Information to help guide you throughout your cancer journey
  • Tips from other cancer patients
  • Details about resources you can find at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and in the community

On This Page

Just Diagnosed

Understand your diagnosis. Get to know who will be part of your team. Find resources to help you and how to get support. In this section you can:

  • Get help with understanding your diagnosis
  • Learn about the people on your healthcare team
  • Find out how you can get support



 

During Treatment

Know your treatment options and get help with treatment decision-making. Prepare for and manage the possible side effects. In this section you can find tips to help you:

  • Understand your medicine
  • Care for yourself
  • Cope when you are waiting for test results
  • Understand common cancer treatments



 

Managing Side Effects

Learn ways to prepare for and manage possible side effects of treatment. In this section you can find tips to help you:

  • Drinking water to stay hydrated
  • Being sure to eat enough to keep up your strength
  • Noticing symptoms to report to your cancer care team



 

After Treatment

Learn about what happens after treatment and how to get support. Focus on wellness, healthy living and getting the most out of life. In this section you can find tips to help you:

  • Find information to help you create your Survivorship Care Plan
  • Learn about what happens after treatment and how to get support



 

Tips for You From Patients

This toolkit was made with cancer survivors for cancer survivors and can offer insight into aspects of living with cancer. In this section you can find tips to help you:



 

Additional Resources

In-hospital and community resources

Find resources at the Princess Margaret and in your community to help you at every stage of the cancer journey.

See a list of in-hospital and community resources »

Cancer prevention and detection

Learn about lowering your risk and screening for cancer. Discover our rapid diagnosis programs.

Read about preventing and detecting cancer »

Cancer Journey planner worksheets

Find useful tools and worksheets from the Planner to help you keep track of appointments, contacts, how you are feeling and more.

View and download Planner tools and worksheets »


 
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Last reviewed: 5/5/2022
Last modified: 1/18/2023 9:26 AM