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Cancer Supportive Care Groups/Programs
Living with Cancer Support Group (group support for people with all types of cancer)
When: Third Wednesday of each month
Where: Whitney Pier Legion
Branch 128
Victoria Road, Sydney
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Tai Chi with Dr. Michael Milburn
When: Thursdays
Where: Whitney Pier Legion
Branch 128
Victoria Road, Sydney
Time: 1:30 pm
Contact: 902-567-8074

Music Therapy with Shelly Allen
When: Fridays
Where: Whitney Pier Legion
Branch 128
Victoria Road, Sydney
Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Contact: 902-567-8074

Yoga with Vineeta Sharma
When: Mondays
Where: Whitney Pier Legion
Branch 128
Victoria Road, Sydney
Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Contact: 902-567-8074

Reiki (Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing)
When: Tuesday and Wednesday
Where: By Appointment only
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Contact: Cheryl at (902) 322-4163

Cancer Connection (Telephone based peer support program for people living with cancer)
Phone: 1 (800) 263-6750

Cape Breastoners Dragon Boat Team
Contact: Cora at (902) 794-4679 or Carole (902) 849-8602

C&D Medical Care Products
Contact: (902)849-4700
Where: 1 Sampson St, Glace Bay

Body Tech Prosthetics
Contact: (902) 567-7519
Where: 336 Kings Rd, Sydney
When: Monday to Friday
9:00am – 5:00pm
Email: contact@body-tech.ca

Sue’s Hair, Prosthesis & Breast Forms
Contact: Susan at (902) 736-3330
Where: 1 Orrin Ave, Bras D'or
NS B1Y 2M4
When: Appointment Only

Breast Prosthesis, Turbans, Hair Pieces & Home Care Aids
Contact Judy with Pharmasave at (902) 564-4141 or the Health Park Pharmasave at (902) 564-6500 for more information.


Cape Breton Cancer Centre Education and Support Programs offered in the
Centre for Patients and Families


Preparing for Chemotherapy
Provides information about chemotherapy, what to expect during treatments and coping with treatments.
Where: Cape Breton Cancer Centre
When: By appointment only

Wig Bank
Contact: Lisa Gillis at (902) 567-6316
Where: Cancer Centre Comfort room
When: By appointment only

Contact: Northside/Harbourview Hospital Foundation
Where: Second Floor Northside General Hospital
When: By appointment only