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Condition Specific Info / Support - Cancer

BC Breast Cancer Screening

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Address / Contact Info
Powell River Hospital, Radiology
5000 Joyce
, Powell River, BC, V8A 5R3
Toll-free: 1-800-663-9203
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BC Cancer

BC Cancer’s mandate covers the full spectrum of cancer care from prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment, to research and education, to supportive and palliative care.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
686​ West Broadway, Suite 500
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1G1
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Breast Cancer Support Group - Powell River

Breast Cancer Support Group: & Mastectomy – Reach To Recovery: Hospital and home visits to recently diagnosed breast cancer patients, one-on-one counselling, information.more info

Address / Contact Info
Lorraine Matheson: (604) 485-6114
Lesley Graham: (604) 483-9120

Camp Goodtimes

Camp Goodtimes provides a safety-focused, medically supervised, fun and recreational experience for children and teens affected by cancer and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Local: (778) 897-2377
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2524 ext. 7141
Fax: (604) 675-7124
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Canadian Cancer Society

Get trusted cancer information, locate community services, find help with travel & accommodations, borrow wigs & prosthesis, talk to someone who’s been there, adjust to life after treatment.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC and Yukon Division
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll Free: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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Cancer Connection

Peer support for people with cancer and their caregivers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-888-939-3333
Local: (604) 675-7148
Toll-free (TTY): 1-866-786-3934
Fax: (604) 675-7301
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Cancer Information Service

Available to cancer patients, caregivers or anyone who needs help understanding cancer and finding community services. Toll-free service accessible in multiple languages.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Toll-free (TTY): 1-866-786-3934
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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Jean C Barber Lodge

Affordable accommodations located across from the BC Cancer Agency – Vancouver Centre. A home away from home during cancer treatment with meals and support services.more info

Address / Contact Info
Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
575 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4C3
Phone: (604) 879-9131
Fax: (604) 675-7131
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Travel Treatment Fund

Limited, short-term financial assistance to cover a portion of cancer-related transportation and accommodation expenses.more info

Address / Contact Info
Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2524 ext. 7122
Local: (604) 675-7122
Fax: (604) 675-7301
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Wigs and Breast Prosthesis Banks

Offering a wide range of donated wigs, headwear, permanent prostheses and bras to cancer patients throughout BC who have undergone surgery and cannot afford the cost of a wig or prosthesis.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
Web Links Website Email