Palliative Care

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Palliative care is an essential aspect of cancer treatment, focusing on enhancing the quality of life for individuals and their families. Discover information and resources on palliative care that can provide comfort and support throughout your cancer journey.

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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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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.

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Survivorship Day Celebration as a Caregiver

I’m not a cancer survivor, but my wife was for 6 1/2 years. During that time, she showed an amount of courage that I can only dream of having. My wife battled her disease mostly on her own. Yes, she had...

The Power of Presence: How Volunteers Change the Lives of Palliative Care Patients

” — Areti Anastassopoulos, a registered nurse at the JGH When you walk into the palliative care unit of the Jewish General Hospital, one of the first things that strike you is the peacefulness. In all other wards, you hear constant...

Access to Palliative Care: A Little-known Right in Quebec

Montreal, May 8, 2023 – A vast majority of Quebecers (79%) wrongly associate palliative care with only providing comfort care at the end of life, according to a IPSOS survey of 1,000 respondents over 30 years of age conducted in March...

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,...

Virtual reality for patients

By Suzanne Asselin Visiting Rome, Jerusalem and other scenic locales while receiving chemotherapy treatment in the Segal Cancer Centre’s oncology clinic is now possible thanks to Virtual Reality (VR) technology. This new therapeutic approach has been realized with he support of...

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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