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Programs & Services

Alberta Breast Cancer Screening Program

Provides information about breast cancer screening in Alberta.

Alberta Cervical Cancer Screening Program

Province-wide organized cervical cancer screening program.

Alberta Colorectal Cancer Screening Program

Provides a province-wide colorectal cancer screening program.

Alberta Radiosurgery Centre

Provides information on treatments for brain and extracranial sites that use three-dimensional scanning techniques.

Alberta Thoracic Oncology Program

Offers a timely, healthcare team assessment for people who may have lung cancer and facilitates initial treatment if required

Allard Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Clinic

High risk breast and or ovarian cancer clinic.

Ambulatory Services

Provides day procedures to communities.

Birth Control Centre

Offers confidential services to teenage girls and women who cannot afford or access birth control.

Breast Health Program

Diagnoses and treats breast health problems.

Calgary Breast Health Program

Provides care to people with breast health issues including breast cancer.

Calgary Supportive Care for Cancer Patients

Services to help patients and their families cope with the emotional, psychological and social stresses that often surface as a result of cancer and its treatment.

Calgary Supportive Care for Cancer Patients - Counselling Services

Services to help patients and their families cope with the emotional, psychological and social stresses that often surface as a result of cancer and its treatment.

Calgary Supportive Care for Cancer Patients - Resource Counselling

Counselling for cancer patients to help them meet their basic needs.

Cancer Care Services

Assessment, treatment and support for Cancer patients.

Cancer Information Centre

Library and information services are provided for patients, families, and friends.

Cancer Patient Navigation and Tumor Triage Coordination

Provides support by explaining treatments, tests, and choices so cancer patients can prepare for visits and by improving the coordination of care.

Cancer Treatment and Care - Associate Cancer Centres

Alberta Associate Cancer Centres provide cancer care and treatment to patients in their home communities.

Cancer Treatment and Care - Community Cancer Centres

Alberta Community Cancer Centres provide cancer care and treatment to patients in or near their home communities.

Cancer View Canada

Service provides online cancer information.

Cervical Cancer Screening

Offers cervical cancer screening tests for women who are having financial challenges and/or cultural barriers.

Cervical Health Program

Offers cervical cancer tests.

Chemotherapy / Systemic Cancer Treatments

Information about drugs used to treat cancer.

Chemotherapy Class

Provides information sessions about chemotherapy.

Clinical Breast Health Program

Provides education, information, resources, and support to people with breast cancer or suspected breast cancer.

Colon Cancer Screening Center

This service focuses on the screening and detection of colon cancer.

Colonoscopy

Provides visual examination of the lining of the large intestine.

Colposcopy Outpatient Clinic

Assessment, diagnoses, treats, and provides follow-up or referral as needed for women with abnormal Pap test results.

Comprehensive Breast Care Program

This program offers timely, consistent accessible care to individuals with abnormal breast changes, including suspicion of breast cancer. The goal is to ensure steamless, integrated, patient-centered, high quality breast health care.

Dyspnea Clinic

Service for people with cancer who are short of breath because of a pleural effusion.

Eating for Your Life - The Best Nutrition for People with Cancer / Basic Nutrition

Nutrition class for cancer patients and their families.

Energize

A class for people with cancer who feel very tired (cancer-related fatigue). Family members and support people are welcome.

Exercising for Your Life - How to Start an Activity Program to Help You Cope and Survive

Offers a class about how exercise benefits people with cancer.

HPV Immunization

Provides a vaccine (Gardasil) to help protect people from human papillomavirus (HPV).

Healing Connections Breast Cancer Program

Provides support and education for people going through breast cancer surgery.

Hematology - Inpatients

Provides inpatient care for people in the hospital with blood diseases.

Hematology - Outpatients

Care and services for hematology patients, including patient education.

Hematology - Pediatric

Provides inpatient and outpatient assessment, treatment, and follow-up for children who have conditions and disorders of the blood.

Hematology/Oncology - Outpatients

Assesses, diagnoses, and treats people with blood disorders and cancer.

High Resolution Anoscopy Clinic

Screening for anal cancer in HIV positive men.

Living with Cancer Series

Offers teaching sessions about different types of cancer.

Look Good Feel Better

Offers support for women who are being treated for cancer.

Mammography Services

Service providing mammograms.

Mind Your Memory

This is a patient education class for those cancer patients experiencing difficulties with memory or concentration as a result of their cancer disease or cancer treatments.

Moving Forward

Head and Neck cancer treatment and recovery can be complex and sometimes confusing. To assist patients with cancers of the head and neck through this challenging experience, they are invited to attend this education class.

New Patient Information Session

Orientation to the Cross Cancer Institute for all new patients, their families and friends.

Northern Alberta Children's Cancer Program

Cares for children with cancer.

Nuclear Medicine

Uses a special camera to take pictures of tissues and organs in the body.

Nutrition

A Registered Dietitian provides cancer patients with nutrition information to help maximize the benefits of treatment.

Occupational Therapy - Cross Cancer Institute

Occupational therapy assists cancer patients to achieve goals related to independence, productivity, and quality of life. Occupational therapy is available to both inpatients and outpatients.

Oncology - Inpatients

Provides in hospital care for people with cancer.

Orientation for New Patients

Orientation sessions to prepare new patients for the whole process of care.

Outpatient Cancer Drug Benefit Program

The Outpatient Cancer Drug Benefit Program (OCDBP) provides, without charge, cancer drugs to registered Alberta cancer patients.

Pain and Symptom Control Program

Program for cancer patients who are having problems with pain or other symptoms from cancer.

Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Services

Provides blood and marrow transplantation to children.

Pediatric Hematology

This outpatient clinic cares for children in and around Calgary with known or suspected hematological disorders.

Pediatric Oncology - Inpatients

Inpatient treatment for children with cancer.

Pediatric Oncology - Outpatients

Outpatient oncology services.

Physical Therapy - Cross Cancer Institute

Physical therapy services assists cancer patients to maximize their functional ability and minimize the impact of physical problems that may arise as a result of cancer or cancer treatments.

Physical Therapy Breast Class

Patient education class for breast cancer patients receiving radiation therapy.

Preparing for Chemotherapy

Offers classes to help patients and family members prepare for chemotherapy treatments and manage the possible side effects.

Psychosocial and Spiritual Resources - Spiritual Care Services

Provides spiritual support for patients in the hospital and their families.

Psychosocial and Spiritual Resources Program - Arts in Medicine

Classes in creative expression that are available for cancer patients and family members. Individual counselling is also available by a Professional Art Therapist

Psychosocial and Spiritual Resources Program - Individual Counselling

Provides one-to-one counselling for cancer patients and their family members.

Psychosocial and Spiritual Resources Program - Social Work Services

This service provides support through important decisions and practical concerns. They can also help find and arrange needed services wtihin the hospital and the community.

Psychosocial and Spiritual Resources Program - Support Groups

Provides group support sessions for cancer patients and their family members

Psychosocial and Spiritual Resources Program, Cross Cancer Centre

This program provides psychological, social and spiritual support to cancer patients and their families.

Pulmonary Medicine Inpatient Unit

Provides care to adults with lung disease and to those who need long-term ventilator support. Also cares for patients who are having/have had a lung transplant.

Radiation Therapy Treatments

Provides radiation therapy.

Rehabilitation and Lymphedema Program

Provides rehabilitation services and lymphedema management for cancer patients.

SCOPE Program

Provides Colorectal cancer screening to Albertans residing in the Edmonton zone.

Screen Test: Alberta Breast Cancer Screening Program

Offers breast cancer screening (mammograms) in Calgary, Edmonton, and rural Alberta.

Southern Alberta Pediatric Bleeding Disorders Clinic

Specialty clinic providing care to children with known bleeding disorders.

Speech Language Pathology - Cross Cancer Institute

Provides services to help cancer patients with their speech and swallowing.

Symptom Control & Palliative Care Community Liaison Program

This program is for cancer patients who need palliative care at home.

Symptom Control & Palliative Care Telehealth Program

Clinic for patients in rural communities having problems with pain or other cancer symptoms who do not have access to specialists locally.

Van Shuttle Service

Provides free shuttle service for people from out of town who are staying at hotels or bed and breakfasts in Edmonton to appointments at the Cross Cancer Institute.

What Works? Complementary Therapy Options that Can Help You Deal with Cancer Better

Provides an information class on therapy options for cancer patients and family members.

Wig Service and Hair Alternatives

Offers wigs for loan to cancer patients.

Women's Wellness Clinic

A clinic that focuses on women's health issues.