What is Arts in Medicine (AiM)?
The mission of the AiM program is to provide an innovative approach in enhancing the patient experience through creativity. AiM provides engaging, accessible, inclusive experiences outside conventional arts-based settings for patients, family members, and caregivers. These are designed to improve the patient experience.
What is included?
Workshops, artists and musicians in the waiting rooms, personaliz...
The type of lymphedema that some cancer patients deal with is swelling in an arm or a leg because of damage to lymph glands. The information in the following pages will help you recover from surgery, know what the signs and symptoms of lymphedema are and prevent or reduce those signs and symptoms.
Breast cancer surgery – an information booklet for men
Breast cancer surgery – an information booklet for women
Exercises after upper...
The following patient information pages contain tips for dealing with some side effects related to cancer and cancer treatment. Be sure to speak to your oncology team if these tips are not helping you or you have other new or worsening symptoms.
Loss of Appetite
Low Platelet Count
Low Red Blood Count
Supportive Care services are available for patients and families diagnosed with cancer, going through treatment and after treatment for cancer.
The Supportive Care team includes Social Work, Dietician, and Spiritual and Religious Services. Based on your needs, you may meet one or more members of the Supportive Care team.
Social Work provides counselling for:
Adjusting to a cancer diagnosis
Depression, anxiety, emotional a...
Survivorship is a strategic initiative that is a partnership between Walker Family Cancer Centre, Primary Care, Cancer Care Ontario, patients and their families.
Walker Family Cancer Centre is committed to ensuring that patients and Primary Care Providers are well educated and feel supported during this time of transition of care.
Below you will find resources that have been developed in a collaborative approach to improve your understa...