This clinic helps patients with the pain and symptoms associated with cancer by providing real-time support to physicians caring for cancer patients in rural and remote communities.
High-definition televisions link the remote care centre to a multi-disciplinary team at the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton. The team can then assess the patient without the patient leaving his or her home community. The patient may still require travel to Edmonton during their care, but many parts of the care can be provided to the patient through Telehealth.
Available to patients located within the area of the:
Patients may be able to access this program in other communities in northern and central Alberta, depending on the availability of staff and facilities
Parking and Public transportation available
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.