Survivors

I'm a survivor

Surviving cancer is a monumental achievement that brings new challenges and perspectives. We support you in adjusting to your new normal, with an emphasis on wellness, empowerment, and living a life rich with purpose and joy.

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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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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.

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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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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...

William’s Story: Supporting Science is Essential in the Fight Against Cancer

“I am living proof that science matters and that it saves lives.” William Brock knows what he’s talking about. On September 27, 1997, his father, Hyman, was diagnosed with leukemia. Six weeks later, his father passed away. Seven years later, on...

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...

Author Patricia Rodi gives back

A memoir for patients, family, and friends dealing with critical illness, WHAT COMES AFTER CANCER, is now available on Amazon, and soon, you can order from your favourite bookstore. The author, Patricia Rodi, generously gives fifty percent of profits that benefit...

Surviving Cancer

By Suzanne Asselin I am a cancer survivor! Merely a few decades ago, the word “cancer”, barely whispered, was considered a death sentence. Surviving cancer was like winning the lottery. Over the years, thanks to huge strides made in science and...

A Day in the Life of Aïdée

By Sonia Hazan It was mid-March 2020…when life as we knew it, turned topsy-turvy! My first encounter with Aïdée was during the course of a support group entitled “The Art of Coping”. She struck me as a very astute, intuitive and...

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....

Perspectives of young adults living with advanced cancer

World Cancer Day takes place every year on February 4, as a platform for raising awareness of cancer and encouraging its prevention, detection, and treatment. In recognition of #WorldCancerDay, McGill University’s Ingram School of Nursing (ISoN) and Hope & Cope are...

Resilience can be learned, says cancer survivor, author and motivational speaker, Susan Wener

When two-time cancer survivor Susan Wener grew her left lung from 45% capacity to 90% capacity after having her right lung surgically removed due to lung cancer, her doctors were stunned, telling her that what she had done was anatomically impossible....

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