I am Newly Diagnosed

The first thing to remember is that you are not alone. We have many programs and resources to help you cope with the shock of diagnosis and the challenges of treatment.

Peer support

The wisdom of the lived experience has always been at the core of Hope & Cope. Peer support is offered in a variety of formats by volunteers, under the supervision of our professional staff.  For more frequent, one-on-one support, we can match you with a peer mentor who will speak with you by phone at a mutually agreed time. You can also join one of our many general or cancer specific support groups.


Our Think Smart, Live Well workshop will give you the tools to help you manage stress and cope with everything that follows a cancer diagnosis. Worried about losing your hair? We can help you manage the appearance related side effects of treatment.   Visit our Resource Room, where you will be fitted with a wig or other head-covering that suits your personality and your sense of style. We also have attractive mastectomy bras and prostheses. You can learn simple makeup and skin care techniques by registering for one of our monthly Look Good, Feel Better Workshops. Additional resources include lectures on a variety of topics such as cancer nutrition, given by a dietician, and basic information about cancer, presented by a nurse. Our library offers a vast selection of printed material.

iThrive is your guide to the many complementary therapies available at Hope & Cope and the Jewish General Hospital’s Segal Cancer Centre. You can download your copy here.


You CAN live well with cancer. We invite you to become a member of Lou’s House, Hope & Cope’s Wellness Centre, where you can focus on wellness in mind, body and spirit. From nutrition to exercise to creative therapies, relaxation and meditation, our Wellness Centre has it all.

Young Adults

If you are a young adult (18-39) and on your own or have young children, our CancerFightClub community and En famille program were designed with your needs in mind. Your friends and family may not understand what you are going through, but we do.

I need to talk to someone

For professional assessment and referrals, please contact our Survivorship Program Coordinator at 514 340-8222, ext. 25531.

It's a perfect day for our Men's Club BB-Q!

Notre BB-Q estival de Club des hommes se déroule maintenant.
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Based on interviews with patients and caregivers, this performance is part of a research project that examines the use of theatre as a means of bringing people together in order to have meaningful, honest conversations about the issues, struggles, myths and common themes surrounding palliative care. Funded by the Canadian Cancer Society.

Limited space; RSVP essential: 514 340-3616.

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Palliative Education through Art, Communication and Education

August 4, 2017, 10:00am - August 4, 2017, 11:00am

Based on interviews with patients and caregivers, this performance is part of a research project that examines the use of theatre as a means of bringing people together in order to have meaningful, ho...

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Volunteer Marielle Regnier is all smiles after sorting and displaying this beautiful collection of scarves generously donated by Reitman's Canada for distribution to cancer patients who are dealing with hair loss.Thank you, Reitmans Canada!

Notre bénévole Marielle Régnier nous présente avec un grand sourire la magnifique collection de foulards offerts par Reitman's Canada afin de les distribuer aux patientes qui ont perdu leurs cheveux à cause du cancer. Merci beaucoup Reitman's Canada!
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Climb "Kili" to kick cancer!

Hope & Cope is going to the top of the world in March 2018. At 19,340 ft, Mount Kilimanjaro towers majestically over the African savanna. Be part of our team and join us on the adventure of a lifetime! Funds raised will support Hope & Cope's life-affirming programs and services. Interested in learning more? Send us an email: [email protected]
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