Cancer: What you need to know

Learn more about different types of cancers and the various treatment options available, and find resources for people living with cancer, their loved ones and caregivers.

If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, you probably have many questions. We hope to answer most of them: what the major types of cancers are, what treatment options are available and how to live your life to the fullest despite the challenges cancer brings.

Information for people living with cancer, their loved ones and their caregivers

Understanding cancer

With these links to helpful resources, take a moment to learn more about the different types of cancer, available support services, cancer-related events and much more.

Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)

The CCS provides services to those living with cancer, advocates on important cancer-related issues, and educates and empowers people to make healthy choices. Explore their website to gain a better understanding of cancer and to know what resources are available to you.

Resources for patients and caregivers

At Teva Canada, we are here to help you and your loved ones through a diagnosis of cancer. In addition to our biosimilar and generic medicines to help treat these conditions, we’ve also prepared resources and support (below) to help you along your health journey.


The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC)

The LLSC is an organization dedicated to curing leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improving the quality of life of patients and their families. Visit their website to access disease information, support and education resources, and more.

For patients diagnosed with APL and their caregivers, we’ve prepared a booklet, APL: An Educational Resource for Patients and Their Caregivers, which shares information regarding treatment options, lifestyle modifications and more.

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The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC)

The LLSC is an organization dedicated to curing leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improving the quality of life of patients and their families. Visit their website to access disease information, support and education resources, and more.

Download our booklet, CLL: An Educational Resource for Patients and Their Caregivers, for information regarding treatment options and lifestyle modifications to help patients and their caregivers better understand a diagnosis of CLL.

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The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC)

The LLSC is an organization dedicated to curing leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improving the quality of life of patients and their families. Visit their website to access disease information, support and education resources, and more.

Lymphoma Canada

Lymphoma Canada’s mission is to empower patients and the lymphoma community through education, support, advocacy and research.

Our booklet, iNHL: An Educational Resource for Patients and Their Caregivers, is designed to provide patients and caregivers with information and resources on iNHL.

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Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Canada, accounting for approximately 26% of new cancer cases in Canadian women.

If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, explore these websites to learn more about the disease and find resources and support to help you through this health journey:

Canadian Cancer Society—Support Services

Receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer can be a difficult and overwhelming event. The Canadian Cancer Society connects you with resources and support services so that you don’t have to go through this alone.

Canadian Breast Cancer Network (CBCN)

CBCN is Canada's leading patient-directed organization of individuals concerned about breast cancer. Visit the site to learn about the basics of breast cancer, the treatment options, lifestyles tips for living with breast cancer and more.