EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS & SERVICES
Pamphlets and brochures
Information about different cancers, treatments, side-effects, nutrition and self-care.
Self-help, recipes, human-interest, inspirational, medical and educational books, CDs and DVDs.
Public lectures (4-5 / year)
Various topics presented by MUHC Doctors and health care professionals, as well as important patient perspectives.
Look Good Feel Better
Information about skin and cosmetic care while in chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment, by trained and knowledgeable facilitators.
This is a cognitive enhancement program designed to help people who are experiencing symptoms of brain fog, or commonly known as “chemo brain”. Participants are taught strategies and techniques to improve cognition in the areas of memory, task-management and psychological well-being. Space is limited to 10 people per class.
New Patient Orientations
Relieves anxiety by demystifying the oncology experience, with information provided by trained professionals on the oncology team.
Patient navigation (questions, referrals, survivorship information)
One-on-one consultations in a private, non-judgmental space. Assistance with questions and guidance through the medical labyrinth of appointments and medical jargon. Help with navigation through the internet to find accurate, up-to-date, reputable information. Help in finding like-minded peers and appropriate support.
Information on our complementary therapies
Comprehensive understanding of how art, music, drama, reiki, yoga, and other complementary therapies can help to facilitate a positive state of mind during your cancer journey.