Improving Quality of Life

Resources

Helpful resources for making healthier lifestyle choices to reduce risk.


Mesothelioma.net

https://mesothelioma.net Provides mesothelioma information and assistance to Canadian and U.S. visitors. Free books, information packets, and patient advocates are made available.

Environmental Working Group

The 2012 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ will help you determine which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticide residues and are the most important to buy organic. You can lower your pesticide intake substantially by avoiding the 12 most contaminated fruits and vegetables and eating the least contaminated produce.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Over the last 20 years, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) has become a popular way for consumers to buy fresh, local, seasonal food directly from a farmer. This Canadian CSA farm directory lists Ontario Community Supported Agriculture farms (also known as Community Shared Agriculture farms), their locations, contact information and websites.

Prevent Cancer Now

To protect yourself from getting cancer, or a recurrence, choose foods, house and garden products, play spaces, toys, medicines and medical tests that will minimize your exposure to toxins. Here are some tips!   Prevent Cancer Now  is on a mission to eliminate the preventable causes of cancer through the promotion of legislative and policy reforms, campaigns, public education and membership development activities.

PollutionWatch

Your source for information about pollutants that are released and transferred in your community including: toxic pollutants (such as benzene, lead, dioxins and furans); Criteria Air Contaminants (pollutants that cause smog and acid rain); and, greenhouse gases (air pollutants that lead to climate change).

Canadian Cancer Society

A national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. For cancer prevention tips click here

Voices of Support

 

“Integrative cancer care enhances conventional therapies and bolsters the prevention of recurrence. In addition, integrative oncology provides systematic strategies to prevent cancer through lifestyle modification, such as nutrition and exercise. Recognizing synergy from a whole systems approach, integrative oncology provides new models for dealing with the epidemic of cancer..”

Stephen Sagar, BSc (Hons), MB, BS, MRCP, FRCR, FRCPC
Radiation Oncologist
Past President, Society of Integrative Oncology
Professor of Oncology, McMaster University


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