The British Columbia Cancer Agency Psychosocial Oncology program houses the central office for CancerChatCanada and many of the counsellors working for the BC Cancer Agency work as facilitators in online groups.
If you live in the Province of British Columbia and are interested in joining an online support group, please fill out our online registration form.
Dr. Joanne Stephen, Clinician Scientist with BC Cancer Agency Psychosocial Oncology program is the chair of NAPSCO and conducts research in online support within BC and nationally:
Joanne Stephen, Ph.D., Chair
BC Cancer Agency, Fraser Valley Centre
Patient and Family Counselling Services
13750 96th Ave.
Surrey, BC V3V 1Z2
1-800-663-3333 extension 4960
British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA)
Information resource for patients and health care providers.
Within BC, call:1-800-663-3333
Outside British Columbia, call: 604-877-6000.
Young Women Study of Education and Support (Moving Forward II)
Psychoeducation for Sexual Difficulties in Cancer Survivors (OPES)
Online support groups for couples facing breast cancer (CoupleLinks)