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Patient Education

The ACTION Centre has provided monthly Patient Education classes on integrative oncology and complementary therapies since 2012, developed and led by Dr. Carlson, as part of the TBCC Cancer Care patient education program series. Since COVID closed down many of our services in 2020, these classes have not been provided, as they had been held in person. We have partnered with AHS Cancer Care and plan to reinstate these classes as soon as possible, potentially as online classes through zoom video conferencing. Please check back at this link for updates and to sign up for classes when they become available.

AHS Supportive Care Programs

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Psychosocial Oncology

In Psychosocial Oncology, the team consists of various specialists which include; psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, and spiritual care givers. 

Different services are offered to support patients and family members to assist in reducing emotional distress and coping strategies.

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Rehabilitation Oncology

Rehabilitation can assist with limitations in your daily activities and recovering from health conditions such as cancer, injuries, or trauma.

Many different types of healthcare specialists can assist in cancer rehabilitation. They will develop a personal plan that considers your preferences, strengths, and goals.

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Other Wellness Supports

Wellness is about staying in good health physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Through practicing healthy habits such as proper nutrition, movement and activity, social support, and community connections.

There are additional support resources provided which may be found useful to you or  your family.