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Cancer Information Centre - Cross Cancer Institute

This service provides a  large collection of books, DVD's, CD's and pamphlets covering topics including:

  • cancer types and therapies,
  • coping with cancer,
  • bereavement,
  • nutrition,
  • exercise,
  • inspirational & motivational stories

A computer workstation called the Patient and Family Learning Kiosk is available for use in this area.  Specially trained volunteers staff the Centre and make every effort to answer requests for information from our resources or refer to those individuals or agencies who may be able to help.

Students may be given specific time or resource number limits on loans. Lending period is 3 weeks for books and A/V materials. A maximum of 3 items may be borrowed at a time. Service will  mail books, etc. to cancer patients, as requested.

Address

Cross Cancer Institute
1059 (Located by central escalators on main level)
11560 University Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 1Z2

Telephone

780-432-8456

Fax

780-432-8448

E-mail

infocntr@albertahealthservices.ca

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair accessible washrooms.  Handicapped parking stalls.  Ramps are available to access the hospital and there is designated parking around the parameter for appropriately designated handicapped vehicles.

Getting there

Bus stops at 114 Street NW, and an LRT station is located NE of the Kaye Edmonton Clinic along 114 Street NW. Phone 780-496-1611 for service schedule.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Available to

This service is not available to everyone. Call for more information.