Applications open for our Newfoundland retreat on May 4-6, 2018!


We are happy to announce we are hosting a retreat at The Doctor’s House on May 4-6, 2018 in Green’s Harbour, Newfoundland. Cost: The retreat is held at no cost to survivors and their supporters. There is a $100 deposit (payable by cheque only) to hold your place in the retreat that will be returned at the end of … Continue reading Applications open for our Newfoundland retreat on May 4-6, 2018!

Mom’s Thumbprint Cookies (made healthy)


Here at the Knight’s Cabin office in Canmore, AB, we’re in the holiday spirit. Just last night we received a fresh dump of snow (too many centimetres to count) and the town is under a beautiful white blanket. In the spirit of the season, we decided to do some holiday baking to accompany our office … Continue reading Mom’s Thumbprint Cookies (made healthy)

Jane Knight: The ‘Knight’ in Knight’s Cabin


When asked what motivates me to study exercise and cancer, and to take on a project like Knight’s Cabin I can pinpoint the response to a brief phone call. I will never forget – Jane and I had plans one night and when it came time to get together I could not get a hold of … Continue reading Jane Knight: The ‘Knight’ in Knight’s Cabin

A symbol of strength


You don’t know how strong you are until you have to be. “If I had a dollar for every time I heard that from a cancer survivor, we wouldn’t have to raise funds for cancer survivorship,” says Dr. Lisa Bélanger, founder of Knight’s Cabin Cancer Retreats. To celebrate the strength demonstrated by cancer patients and to … Continue reading A symbol of strength

How did Knight’s Cabin begin?


The story and inspiration behind Knight’s Cabin starts in the early 2000s and is recounted below by its founder and president, Dr. Lisa Bélanger. The Inspiration While I was in my last year of high school, my best friend was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. I was so frustrated, and felt like I was helpless. While … Continue reading How did Knight’s Cabin begin?

Welcome to Knight’s Cabin online


Since we’ve recently given ourselves an online makeover, we thought it fitting to reintroduce ourselves. Watch the blog over the next few weeks as we remind you about who we are, what we do, and let you know about what exciting events we have coming up, and how you can help! Plus, the blog is … Continue reading Welcome to Knight’s Cabin online