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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 July 31, 2017

Stay Informed
Aug. 31, 2017
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Wear TEAL to show your support tomorrow! 

NO screening for ovarian cancer. Click here for more information. 
Jul. 13, 2017
Check our Twitter account by clicking the little birdie for the latest news on gynecologic cancer care that we would like to share with you.  

May 29, 2017
On Our Menu: Embrace Your Journey to Healthy Eating
Free English Public Lecture by Stroll Cancer Prevention 
Centre of the Jewish General Hospital
Time: July 4, 2017, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Location: La Plaza, 420 Sherbrooke St. W.
A gift basket for the first 300 guests and raffle prizes to win.
RSVP required:
Tel: (514) 340-8222 x24139
Email: cancerprevention@jgh.mcgill.ca

May 11, 2017
We invite you to watch an inspiring and touching TEDx talk
given by Susan Wener last November. As a Holistic Consult and the bestselling author of Resilience, Susan sits on the Gyn-Onc Tumor Board, and helps the team address not only the physical needs of our patients, but also their mental, emotional, and spiritual needs in order to achieve optimal care.  

May 9, 2017
You are not alone: Ovarian and other gynecological cancers
In collaboration with Ovarian Cancer Canada and Hope & Cope, our oncologists, Drs. Gotlieb, Lau & Salvador, and the Pivot Nurse, Nancy Drummond, will be speaking at the event on Friday, May 12. Click here for the agenda.

May 4, 2017

 May 8th - World Ovarian Cancer Day

DISCLAIMER: The Gynecologic Oncology Team strongly supports the World Ovarian Cancer Day on May 8, as well as ovarian cancer awareness. However the information provided on http://ovariancancerday.org/, Prevention & Diagnosis in particular, requires further discussion with your health care providers.

Apr. 27, 2017
Understanding "Chemobrain" 
New findings shared by the National Cancer Institute.

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.