Patients & Families
Patients and Families
South West Health

Support Groups in Your District:
Your Cancer Patient Navigator, Darolyn Walker, will be able to provide you with appropriate support groups that are specific to the challenges you are facing.

The Look Good Feel Better program is designed to support women challenged by the appearance related side-effects of their cancer treatment. Workshops are held monthly at Yarmouth Regional Hospital. For more information about this program, contact your cancer patient navigator.

District Cancer Centre
4th floor, Building C (old hospital building)
Yarmouth Regional Hospital.

The unit offers chemotherapy, support and expertise and operates from Monday to Friday.
To contact the oncology unit, phone 742-3542 ext. 1381.

Palliative Care Programs in Your District:
The Palliative Care Programs within South West Health provide patients with interdisciplinary consultative services in the hospital and at home. They provide individual, follow up care by a Palliative Care physician, nurses, social workers and volunteers.

For more information on the South West Health Palliative Care Program, contact Julie Ford, 902-742-3542 ext 1414

For more information on the services available in your district, view the South West Health website.

 If you would like to search for a support group, a place to stay, a clinic, or any other accommodation near you, view the Canadian Cancer Society's Community Services Locator.