Newly Diagnosed

I've been diagnosed

Are you feeling overwhelmed because you just found out you’ve got cancer? It can be a lot to handle, but we’re here to help. Here you can find helpful information, resources, and support. You can also reach out to us directly.

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.

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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.

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.

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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 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, and...

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...

Sarah’s story: finding connection, support and hope

When 38 year-old Sarah Kettenbeil first felt the lump in her breast in December 2018, she knew something was wrong. Her suspicions were confirmed when she received the diagnosis of stage 2, grade 3 breast cancer.  Months later, after a PET scan revealed a mass...

Did You Know?

By Sonia Hazan Resource Room Offers Free Items to Patients Hope & Cope provides patients of the Jewish General Hospital with many practical resources: blankets, wigs, head coverings, mastectomy bras and prostheses. In 2018, Hope & Cope gave out close to...

Volunteer Management Council Update

By Ida Teolil, Chair, Volunteer Management Council The Volunteer Management Council (VMC) met in April to review the activities of our volunteer committees. As a reminder, the VMC is a new governance structure that helps manage volunteers at Hope & Cope....

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