If you’re looking for an opportunity to provide comfort and support to people with cancer and their families while they receive treatment, consider volunteering in a regional centre, lodge or local hospital.The first acute care hospital to be built using the public private partnership (P3) model, the Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre is the largest construction project to-date in the Fraser Valley. It is also the first time in Western Canada that a cancer centre has been integrated with a hospital from the ground up.
The cancer treatment find their way around, helping them prepare for appointments and providing comfort while they’re waiting for or receiving treatment. You may also share information about the Canadian Cancer Society and other support services they may want to connect with in their community.
Alberta Children’s Hospital
The Alberta Children’s Hospital and University of Calgary are working to find new cures and provide better care for children and families fighting cancer. We can create new hope for those children whose cancers evade treatment and those who suffer the significant side effects of current treatments. This unprecedented collaboration between child health specialists will turn research into action and undoubtedly propel forward pediatric cancer expertise in Calgary.
Tom Baker Cancer Centre
The Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary is the comprehensive cancer centre for southern Alberta and a lead centre for the province wide prevention, research and treatment program. The Tom Baker Cancer Centre provides advanced medical and supportive cancer care, patient and professional education, and conducts research through the Alberta Cancer Research Institute. The Alberta Cancer Foundation raises charitable donations in support of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.
The Juravinski Hospital began as the Mount Hamilton Hospital in 1917, serving the veterans of the first war and opened as the Henderson General Hospital in 1954 as a 322 bed hospital serving chronic and convalescent patients.Through the years, the Juravinski Hospital has become an integral part of the mountain community as the region’s centre of excellence for cancer and orthopedic care and a full service general clinics and hospital.
Grand River Hospital
The Grand River Hospital’s buildings and grounds are 100 per cent tobacco-free. Please do not smoke while on our properties.
We look forward to telling you more about our 14 clinical programs and services, and describing our strategic goals in providing health services in the Waterloo Region.We hope you are able to find a wide range of information, whether you are a patient of the hospital, considering a health care career at GRH or have a more general interest in our organization.
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has 12 site groups and 26 specialty clinics, and almost 3,000 staff who see over 400,000 patient visits every year. Its 800,000 square feet house 130 inpatient beds, 373,000 square feet of research space and 17 radiation treatment machines, making it one of the largest comprehensive cancer treatment facilities in the world and the largest radiation treatment centre in Canada.