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Cancer Care for Patients and Families

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Patients and Families

PRHC's Cancer Care team includes Medical and Radiation Oncologists from the Central East Regional Cancer Program (located at the Durham Regional Cancer Centre in Oshawa), Registered Oncology Nurses, Social Worker and Dietitians. Our team also includes supportive and knowledgeable volunteer support staff, along with many community partners such as the Canadian Cancer Society, Hospice Peterborough, Peterborough County - City Health Unit, and the Peterborough Community Access Centre.

PRHC's Cancer Care program provides the following services:

  • Care and cancer treatment to patients in the Peterborough, Haliburton, and Kawartha Pine Ridge areas
  • Cancer assessment, counseling, and follow up
  • General Practitioner of Oncology supervision
  • Chemotherapy treatment
  • Radiation and Medical Oncology services in partnership with the R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre (RSMDRCC)
  • Supportive care through telephone contact for patients and their families
  • Information and education regarding cancer prevention, screening, early detection, cancer treatment/management of side effects and available cancer care services
  • Social Work and Nutritional assessment and support

Below are links to help you access the right care, at the right time in the right location.

Prevention & Detection After Treatment
Just Diagnosed - What to Expect? Community Supports
In Treatment Patient & Family Library

 The Patient Friendly Version of the CRC Screening and Diagnosis Pathways

 

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