Breast & Gyne Cancer Centre of Hope

CancerCare Manitoba Breast & Gyne Cancer Centre of Hope is a resource centre providing information, support and referrals to programming for individuals whose lives have been touched by breast or gynecological cancer, as well as anyone concerned about breast and gyne health issues. The centre also offers information and support for men diagnosed with breast cancer.

Education & Support

Meet with our nurses (by appointment) to:

  • Understand breast or gynecological cancer
  • Navigate the breast and gyne cancer care system
  • Review surgery options and how to prepare and recover from surgery
  • Explain treatment options and side effects: chemotherapy, radiation, hormonal therapy
  • Learn about treatment induced menopause and how cancer treatments may affect the ability to have a baby (fertility)
  • Help you with after treatment side effects and what happens now with your care
  • Provide information and support for a cancer recurrence or spread of the cancer

Peer Support:

  • Speak to a volunteer who has had a similar breast or gyne cancer experience

Contact Us:

Breast & Gyne Cancer Centre of Hope
(across from Misericordia Health Centre)
125-691 Wolseley Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 1C3
Phone: 204-788-8080
Toll-free: 1-888-660-4866
hope@cancercare.mb.ca

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed for lunch between 12-1 p.m.
*Closed holidays

 

Become a volunteer:

If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer at the centre or in a Manitoba community, please call the centre for more information.

Information Sessions

Attend information sessions:  

  • Preparing for Gyne Cancer Surgery
  • Preparing for Breast Cancer Surgery*
  • Breast Reconstruction*
  • After Breast Cancer Surgery (preparing for treatment)*
  • Moving Forward after Breast or Gyne Cancer (after treatment)

*There are videos of these sessions on-line. To watch go to: http://www.wrha.mb.ca/community/bhc/Videos.php

Note: Some sessions may be available by Manitoba Telehealth. Call us for more information.

Library:

  • Books, CDs, and DVDs about breast and gynecological cancer, coping, survivorship etc.
  • Computer for clients to search for the latest breast and gyne cancer information on the internet.

Are you from rural or northern Manitoba?

  • You can talk with a nurse by phone
  • Meet a nurse by Manitoba Telehealth
  • Arrange an appointment with a nurse when you will be in Winnipeg
  • Information or books can be sent by mail to you. Call us for more information.
  • Find out how to connect with a Nurse Navigator, a counsellor or a community contact volunteer closer to home.