Nova Scotia Health's Cancer Care Program is responsible for cancer programs and services across the province including:
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.
Our vision: World-class cancer care for generations.
Our mission: Led by compassion and driven by evidence, together we work to alleviate the burden of cancer.
The Oncology Transformation Project, or OTP, is a partnership of the Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program (NSHCCP), the Province of Nova Scotia, and Varian. Varian's Aria® Oncology Information System (OIS) is an electronic multi-modality comprehensive cancer-care platform for oncology. The platform will include:
Project updates are available below.
A CASCADE is a concise communication tool designed to ensure all involved in Oncology Transformation Project (OTP) receive timely information about decisions to support critical timelines.
We're continuing to develop content for this guide. Any content that has not yet moved over can still be found on Nova Scotia Health's corporate website. Check back soon for more supports on topics including:
Psychosocial Oncology, Health Professional Education/IPPL, Oncologic Emergencies, Systemic Therapy, Cancer Surveillance and Survivorship, Nova Scotia Cancer Statistics