Travel Treatment Fund

The Canadian Cancer Society provides limited, short-term financial assistance to cover a portion of cancer-related transportation and accommodation expenses.

In addition, through a partnership with the BC Cancer Agency, assistance is available for a portion of the cost of selected prescription medications that manage symptoms related to cancer treatment.

Learn more at cancer.ca – Travel Treatment Fund.

Address / Contact Info

Candian Cancer Society BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave Vancouver, BCV5Z 4J4

Phone Numbers

Toll-Free : 1-800-663-2524 ext. 7122
Local : (604) 675-7122
Fax : (604) 675-7301

Service Details

Languages spoken: English

Web Links

Forms and Resources

Location Map

Other Programs from This Organization

Camp Goodtimes Camp Goodtimes provides a safety-focused, medically supervised, fun and recreational experience for children and teens affected by cancer and their families.
Canadian Cancer Society Get trusted cancer information, locate community services, find help with travel & accommodations, borrow wigs & prosthesis, talk to someone who’s been there, adjust to life after treatment.
Cancer Information Service Available to cancer patients, caregivers or anyone who needs help understanding cancer and finding community services. Toll-free service accessible in multiple languages.
Jean C Barber Lodge Affordable accommodations located across from the BC Cancer Agency – Vancouver Centre. A home away from home during cancer treatment with meals and support services.
Peer Support If you’re a resident of Canada, 18 years and older, who has been diagnosed with cancer, or you’re caring for someone with cancer, you can speak over the phone with a trained volunteer who has gone through a similar experience. Our volunteers are specially trained cancer survivors or caregivers with a wide range of cancer experiences and life stories who can share insights and ideas for coping during your cancer experience. You’ll have the chance to talk with a peer who will listen with empathy and respect. And you’ll have an opportunity to gain hope and encouragement by hearing someone else’s story.
Run to Quit Run to Quit pairs the quitting expertise of the Canadian Cancer Society with Running Room’s learn to walk or run 5km clinics. The program greatly increases a person’s chances of quitting smoking while raising their physical activity level.
Vancouver Island Lodge Affordable accommodations located across from the Royal Jubilee Hospital and within walking distance to the BC Cancer Agency. A home away from home during cancer treatment with meals and support services.
Wigs and Breast Prosthesis Banks Offering a wide range of donated wigs, headwear, permanent prostheses and bras to cancer patients throughout BC who have undergone surgery and cannot afford the cost of a wig or prosthesis.

This program was last updated on 22 Aug 2016.