Surveillance and follow-up care to well cancer patients in our community.
The peripheral clinic operates bi-weekly and patients are seen by visiting medical or radiation oncologists from the Regional Cancer Program of Health Sciences North (HSN) for follow-up.
The objectives of this outpatient clinic are:
- To provide high quality assessment and treatment services and follow-up care to cancer patients in our community
- To optimize the delivery of cancer care to the community and to improve the accessibility to cancer specialists by cancer patients, their families and the primary care physicians associated with the NBRHC
- To participate in a coordinated regional cancer care program
- To promote clinical research, quality assurance and education in oncology
Your visit to the Peripheral Cancer Clinic
Volunteers perform an integral role within the clinic. They assist the nurses with patient appointments and provide support for their families.
Frequently Asked Question
Q - Do I need to bring a support person with me?
A - We encourage support persons/family members as needed.
All appointments are booked through the Regional Cancer Program at Health Sciences North (HSN).
Please bring your Ontario Health Card with you.