Living with cancer

Living with cancer

Living with cancer presents a unique set of challenges and adjustments. We offer programs and resources designed to support you through every stage, helping you maintain quality of life, manage symptoms, and find strength in community.

Our clinical professional team is available to speak to you, understand your situation, and find the best ways to help you live well with cancer.

You can talk to us by calling us, or visiting us at our Wellness Centre or at the Jewish General Hospital.

You are not alone. We’re here for you.

How We Help

We offer a wide array of programs tailored for individuals navigating the cancer journey, no matter what is your story. Explore our programs designed to meet your needs. Not sure where to start ? Contact us.

Relevant Programs for "Living with cancer"

Focus on the future

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, nutrition after cancer, medical management, handling your emotions and more.

Free wigs, head coverings and prosthetics

Hope & Cope provides complimentary wigs and cotton turbans to cancer survivors. Select your preferred wig from our extensive database and arrange for pickup at your convenience, alongside free cotton turbans available at the same location.

Advanced Cancer Support

Our Palliative Care Support team offers compassionate guidance and support for those facing life-limiting illnesses. Focusing on comfort, dignity, and emotional well-being, we ensure that patients and their families receive the care and understanding necessary during this profound journey.

One-On-One Peer Support

Our one-on-one peer support connects you with volunteers who have firsthand experience with cancer. They offer personalized support, insight, and understanding to help navigate your journey with cancer.

Breast Friends

A sanctuary for women living with metastatic breast cancer. This program, unique in its focus and longevity, provides an invaluable support network where women can share their experiences, challenges, and triumphs with others who understand the complexities of their journey. It's a testament to the strength found in community and shared understanding, offering a blend of emotional support, practical advice, and genuine camaraderie.

Breast Cancer Support Group

The Breast Cancer Support Group offers a welcoming space for individuals newly diagnosed with breast cancer to share experiences, gain insights, and find emotional support among peers navigating similar journeys.

Men’s Club

The Men's Club is a dynamic support group dedicated to the unique needs of male cancer survivors and caregivers. It's a forum for sharing, learning, and mutual encouragement, designed to empower men on their journey to recovery.

Bro’s Club

The Bro's Club is a dynamic support group for young men aged 18 to 39 impacted by cancer, offering monthly meet-ups filled with fun, support, and connection. Whether you're navigating treatment, post-treatment, or supporting a loved one, join us for a chance to bond with peers who truly understand your journey.

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A better understanding of cancer and the grieving process help you overcome it and take control of your life. Find here online ressources or visit our physical library located on the 7th floor of the JGH

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The “Art of Coping” Workshop Is in November and December 2023

Do you often feel anxious, fearful, or tired? The “Art of Coping” workshop will help you control your anxieties and reach a place of serenity, thanks to “tools” such as Breathing, Mindfulness, Ways of Thinking, among many others. The experience will...

Webinar: Managing Your Fatigue

A major side effect of cancer treatment is a lingering fatigue that affects many aspects of patients’ daily lives. At Hope & Cope, we are well aware of this syndrome, and we offer various activities to help patients cope with that...

Demystifying clinical trials in cancer research

On January 22nd, Hope & Cope will host a French webinar titled, “Essais cliniques : questions / réponses.” Alex Nowakowski and his colleagues from the Research Initiative Outreach Team (RIOT) will lead this session. This is a group of a dozen...