We are here to support you through your cancer
You are not alone.
If you are facing a new diagnosis, a recurrence, have an advanced cancer, or are accompanying a family member who has cancer, we are here to support you.
We offer innovative peer support programs, support groups, wellness programs and activities in a warm and welcoming environment. Our staff and volunteers, who have lived with cancer, are here to support you by providing companionship and emotional support.
No matter where you are in Quebec, we are here to support you and give you the gift of hope.
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Hope & Cope is back!
At last, volunteers and staff are gradually returning to all hospital sites and the Wellness Centre is open for in-person activities. This is done in a safe manner, in accordance with Public Health guidelines, i.e. wearing a mask and socially distancing. Come in for a visit!
Proprioceptive Writing with Mariam
May 11, 18 & 25, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Try proprioceptive writing to know yourself better! This type of writing is a tool to learn how to express your thoughts without any judgement with curiosity and empathy. It can take you one step closer to emotional health, because it combines your intuition, imagination, and intellect. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Caring for Caregivers
May 17, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
This on-line support group is a safe space where you can share the challenges that come with giving care and support to a family member or friend, living with cancer. The program will help you gaining new insights, coping strategies and help you see that you are not alone. Registration is essential. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
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 strong I had to be, and what I...
Monday, February 21, marks the launch of the new closed community for cancer patients within the BELONG application. This application is available to our CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest patients and families. Developed in Israel and used by participants around the world, that...
By Guy Djandji The goal of the Palliative Care Unit at the Jewish General Hospital is to reduce the negative aspects of illness by meeting the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of patients and their families. A team of approximately 40 Hope &...
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...
Thanks to Hope & Cope volunteer Heleena Wiltzer, volunteers throughout the Jewish General Hospital are sporting a new look, modeled here by volunteer Beth Stutman. A long-time volunteer and donor to the hospital, Heleena has always been proud of her association...
By Sonia Hazan Today, we will meet Sandy Lipkus, an accomplished 21-year Hope & Cope veteran who is in charge of our team of volunteers in the Radio-oncology Department at the Jewish General Hospital. Before Sandy joined Hope & Cope in 2000, she was already a...