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Staying Together

Staying Together

Discussion between Rachel Szwimer and Elaine Dubrovsky, volunteer co-founder of the Creative Art Program. Rachel is a 4th year medical student at McGill who has participated in the CHAP* program and is a volunteer with Hope & Cope. What is your most rewarding...

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Walking for a Better Recovery

Walking for a Better Recovery

In September 2012, Georgina Cama Lee was encouraged to register for the Dorval-Sources-St-Henri Group Walk-a-thon by Scott Adams, member of the Hope & Cope exercise rehabilitation team. In the midst of chemotherapy treatment, she was very tired and could barely...

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How to Choose Proper Walking Shoes?

How to Choose Proper Walking Shoes?

Choosing the right shoes for walking or running is one of the best investments you can make. You wouldn’t play tennis with a badminton racket, so why go for walks in a shoe made for another sport? If walking is your sport of choice, you need the right equipment. What...

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The Value of the Lived Experience

The Value of the Lived Experience

By Marylin Smith Carsley A cancer diagnosis is devastating; it throws an individual’s hopes and dreams for the future into question. The emotional component is trying, especially when patients are forced to absorb a host of medical information, treatment terminology,...

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Rebirth in Remission

Rebirth in Remission

By Patricia Rodi “It’s cancer.” At this moment, the world stops … my womanhood, my motherhood, and my life are tossed aside to fight the evil inside me. Diagnosed with Stage IIIB Stomach Cancer, I learned how strong I could be, how strong I had to be, and what I...

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A new closed community application for cancer patients

A new closed community application for cancer patients

Monday, February 21, marks the launch of the new closed community for cancer patients within the BELONG application. This application is available to our CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest patients and families. Developed in Israel and used by participants around the world, that...

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Upcoming Events

Jan
31
Tue
2:00 pm Reiki Tuesdays – in person @ Hope & Cope Cancer Wellness Centre
Reiki Tuesdays – in person @ Hope & Cope Cancer Wellness Centre
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Reiki Tuesdays - in person @ Hope & Cope Cancer Wellness Centre | Montréal | Québec | Canada
Membership required. Free 1-on-1 Reiki session for cancer survivors and caregivers. By appointment only. Please call 514 340-3616 or stop by the reception desk to register.  
Feb
1
Wed
10:00 am Tai Chi and tea – in person @ Hope & Cope Cancer Wellness Centre
Tai Chi and tea – in person @ Hope & Cope Cancer Wellness Centre
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Tai Chi and tea - in person @ Hope & Cope Cancer Wellness Centre | Montréal | Québec | Canada
For everyone’s safety, mask wearing will be obligatory during these classes.  Please note that the online classes will therefore no longer take place. To sign up and reserve your spot, please call our reception desk[...]
11:00 am Healthy Cooking – online @ Hope & Cope online
Healthy Cooking – online @ Hope & Cope online
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Healthy Cooking - online @ Hope & Cope online | Montréal | Québec | Canada
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chef, Roz Shaanan, will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Link – Meeting[...]
12:00 pm Open Art Studio – online @ Hope & Cope online
Open Art Studio – online @ Hope & Cope online
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Open Art Studio - online @ Hope & Cope online
Self-expression thru art! Free sessions for cancer survivors and caregivers. Register at : https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJAvdO-prT0j__vaf-DOBODDwyY46Nw-jg
6:00 pm Focus on the Future – online (in... @ Hope & Cope online
Focus on the Future – online (in... @ Hope & Cope online
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Focus on the Future - online (in English) @ Hope & Cope online | Montréal | Québec | Canada
Post-treatment program for those who have finished active treatment. Experts will share evidence-based knowledge and strategies to help you move forward now that your treatments have ended. Topics will include: reducing your risk of recurrence,[...]
6:30 pm Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Su... @ Hope & Cope online
Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Su... @ Hope & Cope online
Feb 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Support Group - online (in English) @ Hope & Cope online | Montréal | Québec | Canada
This support group is for women who have been recently diagnosed with non-metastatic breast cancer, regardless of age, stage, or treatment plan. These six sessions will be held every second Wednesday combining presentations by health[...]
Feb
2
Thu
10:00 am Mourning Walk @ Smith House, Mount-Royal Park
Mourning Walk @ Smith House, Mount-Royal Park
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Mourning Walk @ Smith House, Mount-Royal Park | Montréal | Québec | Canada
Weekly walks in peaceful surroundings with others who are grieving the loss of a loved one due to cancer. Start time is 10 a.m. at Smith House in Mount Royal Park. For more information or[...]
1:00 pm Group Reiki – online @ Hope & Cope online
Group Reiki – online @ Hope & Cope online
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Group Reiki - online @ Hope & Cope online
Reiki is a Japanese method of channeling energy that can help achieve peace of mind and physical well-being. Two Reiki masters will lead this workshop that will include an introduction to Reiki and 20 minutes[...]
2:00 pm Reiki Thursdays – in person @ Hope & Cope Cancer Wellness Centre
Reiki Thursdays – in person @ Hope & Cope Cancer Wellness Centre
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Reiki Thursdays - in person @ Hope & Cope Cancer Wellness Centre | Montréal | Québec | Canada
Membership required. Free 1-on-1 Reiki sessions for cancer survivors and caregivers. By appointment only. Please register at the reception desk or call 514 340-3616.
2:30 pm Cancer Connects Support Group – ... @ Hope & Cope online
Cancer Connects Support Group – ... @ Hope & Cope online
Feb 2 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Cancer Connects Support Group - online (In English) @ Hope & Cope online | Montréal | Québec | Canada
An open-ended, regular support group for survivors and caregivers to get support from one another on how to cope with a cancer diagnosis. For more information please connect with Annie Werbitt at annie.werbitt.ccomtl@ssss.gouv.qc.ca To register:[...]