Cancer Care Program

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

Nova Scotia Health's Cancer Care Program is responsible for cancer programs and services across the province including:

  • Cancer prevention and early detection
  • Treatment
  • Follow-up
  • Supportive care
  • Palliative care
  • End-of-life care

The cancer care program collaborates with the IWK Health Centre to support the delivery of cancer services to pediatric and young adult patients, and breast health services including screening.

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