Cancer Care Program

Comprehensive information about cancer prevention, screening, treatment, and care for Nova Scotians.

Important Phone Numbers

Department/Service Telephone number
Boarding, Transportation and Ostomy Program 1-888-894-5353
Canadian Cancer Society 1-888-939-3333
Canadian Cancer Society, Support Groups 1-800-639-0222
Cancer Care Program, QEII, Head and Neck Cancer Case Manager 902-473-7685
Cancer Care Program, QEII, Medication Resource Specialist 902-473-8421
Cancer Care Program, QEII, Patient Inquiries 902-473-6067
Cancer Care Program, QEII, Referral Office 902-473-5140
Cancer Care Program, QEII, Social Worker 902-473-5180
Cancer Patient Navigator 1-866-524-1234
Cape Breton Cancer Centre, Referrals 902-567-7771
Cape Breton Cancer Centre, Social Worker 902-567-8551
Community and Social Services Information 211
Continuing Care 1-800-225-7225
Drug Assistance for Cancer Patients 1-877-330-0323 (press option 3, then press option 3 again)
EHS Special Patient Program (province-wide)


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Emergency 911
Hematology Clinic, QEII 902-473-6605
Nova Scotia Family Pharmacare Program 1-877-330-0323
Nova Scotia Health Authority, General Inquiries 1-844-491-5890
Nova Scotia Health Authority, Patient Representative 1-844-884-4177
Nova Scotia Seniors Pharmacare Program 1-800-544-6191
Nova Scotia Telecare Service (Health Link) 811 (non-emergency health information)
Sydney Evening Walk-in Clinic 902-567-0318

Hospitals Providing Cancer Services

Facility Telephone number
Aberdeen Hospital 902-752-7600 ext. 1111
Cobequid Community Health Centre 902-473-6000
Colchester Regional Hospital 902-893-5554
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre 902-667-6424
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital 902-258-1900
St. Martha's Regional Hospital 902-867-4500
902-863-2830 ext. 4240
South Shore Regional Hospital 902-527-5266
Valley Regional Hospital 902-679-2835
Yarmouth Regional Hospital 1-888-749-1381