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Health Information Service for Gynecologic Oncology Patients

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Some facts about the Gyn-Onc Health Information Service
  • patient information service provided by your hospital librarians in partnership with the Gyn-Onc Division since 2007
  • Aiming to provide reliable, relevant and easy to understand patient/family centered health information focusing on your needs in various formats
  • Conveniently located in the Gyn-Onc Clinic (E761) during clinical hours on Monday morning and Thursday afternoon, Health Sciences Library (A200) and easily accessible 24/7 online at jgh.ca/gynonc 

Meet Your Team & How We Care: The Ecosystem of the Gyn-Onc Clinic at the Jewish General Hospital
Series 1 of Essential Ingredients of Comprehensive Cancer Care : How multidisciplinary teams, empowered patients and family, and advanced clinical research forge the best outcome, Segal Cancer Centre Free Public Lectures
February 17, 2016
Presented by, according to the order in the playlist, Dr. Walter Gotlieb, Nancy Drummond, Christina Cabral, Dr. Zeev Rosberger, Linda Lei, Jeremie Abitbol, Roy Kessous, Dr. Susie Lau, Cathy Ammendolea, Dr. Shannon Salvador, Ana Massa, Saima Ahmed, Iris Gourdji 

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Last updated Oct. 5, 2016

Stay Informed

Apr. 6, 2017
New Information Resources on Survivorship
Click here to check the new section of helpful online resources for cancer survivors and their friends and family. 

Mar. 29, 2017
OCC Webinar: Living with Recurrence 
This webinar will feature two women sharing their stories of living with ovarian cancer.
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM EST, Thursday Mar. 30, 2017

Mar. 23, 2017
We are going to share our knowledge on ovarian and other gynecological cancers with patients and their families on May 12 at the Hope & Cope Wellness Centre. Stay tuned.

Feb. 13, 2017

World Cancer Day Free Lecture I CAN Take Control of My Cancer Journey by Goodman Cancer Research Centre & Cedars Cancer Foundation
Date: February 23, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Feb. 6, 2017
Webinar: Treatment for Recurrence offered by Ovarian Cancer Canada
Date: February 14, 2017
Time: 12 pm - 1 pm (EST)
Presented by Dr. Paul Hoskins, MA, FRCPC, Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency

Dec. 5, 2016
Led by Dr. Christine Maheu and Ms. Maureen Parkinson, the cancerandwork.ca is a collaboration between McGill Univ. and the BC Cancer Agency in partnership with the de Souza Institute. The newly launched website provides detailed information and resources about returning to work for cancer survivors, healthcare providers, and employers.
Oct. 20, 2016
Congratulations to Dr. Gotlieb for winning the JGH Award for Medical Excellence! Click here for more information.

Sept. 22, 2016
By Your Side & Still By Your Side
Developed by Ovarian Cancer Canada, By Your Side (for newly diagnosed patients) and Still By Your Side (for recurrent patients) are two patient guides that support and inform the women throughout their journey. Now they are both accessible from the Gyn-Onc patient information website. Click the titles to open the PDF documents.