Manitoba Resources

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Cancer Care Manitoba – Community profiles
Cancer Care Manitoba
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Communities Profiles provide community information and resources that can be used to support people with cancer.
Cancer Navigation
Cancer Care Manitoba
In collaboration with its partners, CancerCare Manitoba has established Cancer Navigation Services, a free resource of health professionals available to assist people living in five regional health authorities: Interlake-Eastern, Northern, Prairie Mountain, Southern and Winnipeg.
Clinical trials
Cancer Care Manitoba
On this web page, Cancer Care Manitoba goes over what clinical trials are and the role they play in cancer care practices. They also provide a search tool to find ongoing cancer treatment clinical trials in Manitoba and across Canada.
Manitoba Home Cancer Drug Program
Cancer Care Manitoba
The Home Cancer Drug (HCD) Program is a program for Manitobans diagnosed with cancer that allows access to eligible outpatient oral cancer and specific supportive drugs at no cost to the patient.
Information for rural patients
Cancer Care Manitoba
The Community Cancer Programs Network (CCPN) is a provincial program of CancerCare Manitoba that partners with the Regional Health Authorities. It enables patients to live outside of Winnipeg to receive quality cancer care.
Interpreter Services
Cancer Care Manitoba
CancerCare Manitoba can arrange to have a trained Health Interpreter from the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) at your appointments who: Can come to your work or help over the phone, are available in many languages, including sign and indigenous languages, can help you ask about your treatment, attend counselling and more. There is no cost to patients for interpreters.
Living with Advanced Cancer
Cancer Care Manitoba
This web page covers the four-part follow-up care plan for patients with an advanced cancer diagnosis and a list of palliative care services and resources in Manitoba.
Nutrition Services
Cancer Care Manitoba
The registered dietitians at CancerCare Manitoba have decades of experience working with cancer patients. Working with other healthcare team members, registered dietitians provide one-on-one nutrition education to cancer patients and their caregivers. They also offer group classes on various nutrition-related topics and participate in the professional education of clinical staff and dietetic interns.
Programs and Support Groups
Cancer Care Manitoba
Consult our list of support groups and support programs and other services offered in Manitoba for cancer patients, such as peer support and psychosocial oncology - counselling.
Urgent Cancer Care
Cancer Care Manitoba
Individuals diagnosed with cancer who have been patients at CancerCare Manitoba (CCMB) should call the Cancer Helpline if they are experiencing severe symptoms related to cancer or side effects of their treatment. Examples include high fever, severe vomiting, malaise, wound-care issues, dehydration, constipation, pain or other non-emergency symptoms. Expert staff can assist with managing these symptoms or treatment side effects.
Manitoba Health Card and Coverage
Government of Manitoba
Manitoba Health issues a card (or registration certificate) to all Manitoba residents that confirm their eligibility for health benefits under The Health Services Insurance Act. Learn more about registering and changing your Manitoba Health card on this web page.
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