There are many ways Craig's Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society can help you.
See below for information on our monthly support group.
Please check the side bar to the left of this page for additional options.
The Craig's Cause Pancreatic Cancer Information / Support Group meets the first Tuesday of every month, in Halifax, at The Lodge that Gives on South Street, from 7 - 9 pm.
Each meeting includes a presentation from a guest speaker with expertise relevant to dealing with pancreatic cancer and other forms of cancer. Guest speakers will be videotaped for the benefit of those who cannot attend the meetings.
Join the discussion!
Topics will include: coping with cancer, care-giver stress, grief, and mental health resources available.
Unable to travel to Halifax? Let us know if you would like to join online through a video conference! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, January 24th 7pm
Leslie Hill of Cancer Care NS will also join us. Find out how Cancer Care NS can help patients and caregivers as they navigate through diagnosis, treatment and beyond. We hope you take advantage of this opportunity to socialize with others who understand and there is no fee to attend.
Tuesday, February 7th 7pm
Rebecca Franklin, former Whipple patient, will share her experience.
Please come out and join us if you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer.
We are here to help!
Additional Support Options are available through programs across Canada such as:
Videos of Past Information / Support Groups
Natural Food Products and Health with Neemat Sobhani:
Dr. Scott Hurton describes his research on pancreatic cancer care in Nova Scotia:
Debbie Matheson describes her experience as caregiver for her husband who had pancreatic cancer:
Dr. Mark Walsh, sugical oncologist in Halifax, Nova Scotia, talks about Pancreatic Cancer "How are we doing and where are we going?"
February 5, 2013 - Celine Burlock explains ways to find peace. Celine is a certified life and wellness coach and medical Qi Gong instructor in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
October 2012, - Roy Ellis talks about grief. Roy is the "bereavement coordinator" for the QEII Health Science Centre in Halifax.
September 2012 - Dr. Rob Rutledge talks about the mind-body-spirit connection and pancreatic cancer
Dr. Rutledge is a radiation oncologist and Associate Professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. Rob combines his experience of working with people affected by life-threatning illness and the science of the mind-body connection to provide a practical and inspiring approach to the cancer diagnosis.
April 2012 - Timothy Walker, PhD, talks about Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction:
March 2012 - Dr. Colin MacLeod, naturopathic doctor, talks about naturopathic medicine and cancer:
February 2012 - Dr. Daniel Rayson, medical oncologist, talks about pancreatic cancer:
January 2012 - Reverend David McGinley talks about spirituality and cancer: