|Address, Telephone, E-mail, Website|
|Address||501 Smyth Rd|
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
|Intersection||Alta Vista Dr and Smyth Rd|
|Located In Community||Ottawa|
|Bus Route Notes||OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules|
|Parking||Pay parking lot * Parking meters|
|Description and Services|
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Description||Outpatient clinic where patients with cancer can see a cancer medical specialist. There are special situations where someone may be referred to the Cancer Centre who does not have cancer. The oncologist may suggest chemotherapy or radiation therapy. If chemotherapy or radiation therapy is needed, it is usually given at the Cancer Centre. |
Accommodation Lodge: The Maurice Grimes Lodge has rooms for patients who live more than 40 km from the Cancer Centre.
Ninon Bourque Patient Resource Library: A lending library with over 1,000 books videos, cassettes on cancer and related topics * Internet access * open to patients, their families and the general public * 613-737-7700 ext 6980.
Cancer Rehabilitation / Fitness Program: Exercise rehabilitation * physiotherapy * cancer rehabilitation research make up this program which is designed to assist patients to improve quality of life.
Dieticians: Dieticians are available at the centre for one-on-one consultations (MD's referral required) for patients of high nutritional risk only * restore and/or maximize nutritional status, body weight and composition, and functional status prior to, during, and after cancer treatment * minimize or alleviate food related discomforts associated with cancer and/or its treatment (i.e. nausea * vomiting * diarrhea * constipation * anorexia * mucositis * esophagitis * dysphagia * dysgeusia), enabling patients to undergo their full treatments and improve outcomes * improve strength, well-being, and overall quality of life.
Social work services: Help people adjust to living with cancer and its treatment * individual, couple or family counselling * linking to various community services * sorting out financial difficulties * accessing support groups.
* The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre (TOHCC) Social Work Support Groups:
CHEO to TOHCC Bridge Program: A monthly orientation workshop for young adult survivors of childhood cancer who are in transition from their paediatric team to their new adult program * Linda Corsini 613-737-7700 ext 6856
Coping with Cancer Stress: A 4-week classroom style course for men and women with cancer, and their loved ones * Diane Manii 613-737-7700 ext 6852
Connections 18-35: A monthly support group for cancer patients age 18 to 35 years of age who must cope with special problems regarding relationships, self image, education, career and lifestyle changes * Diane Manii 613-737-7700 ext 6852
Healing Circles: A support group for patients undergoing treatment for cancer * 613-737-7700 ext 6858
Healthy Living for Women with Breast Cancer: A support group for women with breast cancer who have been treated at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre * Michele Holwell 613-737-7700 ext 6855
Family Matters: A monthly support group for all persons with cancer and the adults close to them * Linda Corsini 613-737-7700 ext 6856
"What about my kids?": A monthly workshop for parents living with cancer; both ill and well parents, support persons are all encouraged to attend * Linda Corsini 613-737-7700 ext 6856
Youth and Family Circles: A monthly workshop for children and youth age 8 to 18, who love someone with cancer * Linda Corsini 613-737-7700 ext 6856
Healthy Connections: A monthly support meeting for all TOHCC cancer survivors * Linda Corsini 613-737-7700 ext 6856
Adult Brain Tumor Support Group: A support group for people with brain tumors, and their family and friends * Nancy Page 613-737-7700 ext 70301 and Lena McAleer 613-737-7700 ext 70928
Living for Today: A weekly support group for men and women living with metastatic or recurrent cancer * Diane Manii 613-737-7700 ext 6852
|Waiting List||Varies depending on the service offered.|
|Eligibility||People with cancer * people being referred to the Cancer Centre for radiation therapy but who do not have cancer|
|Application||Patients are referred to the Centre.|
|Fees||Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card|
|Languages of Service||English ; French|
|Areas Served||Eastern Ontario|
|Primary Executive||Dr Jack Kitts, President and CEO|
|Subjects||Cancer ; Charitable status ; Health clinics ; Health services ; Hospitals ; Nonprofit organizations ; Support groups ; Treatments|
|Service Categories - Blue Book||Health|
|Broader Terms||Diseases ; Groups ; Health ; Health service facilities ; Health services ; Organizations|