Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
District 13 Durham

CAREPath Cancer Assistance Program

The CAREpath Cancer Assistance Program provides services to help you navigate the complex health care system so you and your family members who are newly-diagnosed with cancer or have a cancer recurrence can receive the very best cancer-related treatment and support. 

This service is free of charge to you if you have received a cancer diagnosis for you, your spouse or your dependent children.  Members are assigned a personal oncology nurse case manager to guide you through your treatment.

Members can see how the CAREpath Navigation System works using this link.

CAREpath's role is NOT to replace your primary treating physician, or any part of a recommended cancer care plan. What CAREpath does is make sure you get the most out of every aspect of your treatment. CAREpath will guide you regarding what questions to ask your doctors, explain your test results, and help determine the best treatment plan for you. The team at CAREpath includes leading oncology physicians and nurses from across Canada. CAREpath enjoys unrivalled access to the most up-to-date, reliable, evidence-based information on cancer care from around the world.  

Call 1-866-599-2720, but you must get the LTD Plan Contract Number from the District Office or your Branch President.


CAREpath Cancer Information Line:

Also available free of charge is the CAREpath Cancer Information Line, where members can access cancer-related information for extended family members, colleagues and friends who have been diagnosed with cancer. The CAREpath Cancer Information Line provides basic information on a variety of cancer-related topics. Websites will be suggested for general information requests and detailed information sheets will be available for concerns related to a specific cancer.

The CAREpath Cancer Information Line can be reached by calling 1-800-290-5106 or by emailing info@carepath.ca. No contract number required.