$48 Million is raised for cancer research in Canada every year.
Less than 3% of all cancer care funding in Canada goes to psychosocial services. The 3,340 Canadians diagnosed with cancer each week, and their families need practical support and expert care.
Funding psychosocial supportive care creates efficiencies within the health care system.
Patients who participate in psychotherapeutic interventions significantly decrease their distress, which increases their ability to cope with the disease and treatment. They also:
all of which creates more efficiencies with the healthcare system.