Skip to main content

Services

Use our services to make your visits easier.

At BC Cancer – Prince George, we offer many services to support patients and their families. Click the tabs below to learn more about support and treatment services available.

Support services
The following support services are available at BC Cancer – Prince George. For more information, click the links below or call 250-645-7300 or toll-free (within BC) 1-855-775-7300.


Accommodation

Run by the Canadian Cancer Society, the Kordyban Lodge provides accommodation for cancer patients and their caregivers from Northern BC who need to travel for outpatient cancer care to Prince George. For more information, visit the Canadian Cancer Society website.

Indigenous cancer care support services

The Indigenous Cancer Care Counsellor is available to assist patients and families from First Nations communities with emotional and practical concerns. The counsellor will make referrals to community agencies and assist patients and families when coping with cancer.

Interpreter services

An interpreter may be booked for appointments. To request an interpreter, mention it to the clerk when they contact you to set up your first appointment.

Library

For more information about the volunteer-run library kiosk in the lobby of BC Cancer – Prince George (Centre for the North), send an email or call toll-free (within BC) 1-888-675-8001 ext. 8001.

Pharmacy

The pharmacy is located on the ground floor of BC Cancer – Prince George (Centre for the North) and is open Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (excluding statutory holidays). To contact the pharmacy, call 250-645-7306 or toll-free (within BC) 1-855-775-7300 ext. 687306.

Transportation

The Freemasons’ Volunteer Driver Program assists patients with transportation to and from cancer treatment. Click here for more information or call 250-645-2373.


Treatment services
Various specialized cancer treatment-related services are available at BC Cancer – Prince George:

*Available at University Hospital of Northern BC. For more information, call 250-565-2000.

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is the treatment that involves use of chemical agents (drugs) to stop cancer cells from growing. Chemotherapy can eliminate cancer cells at sites great distances from the original cancer. As a result, chemotherapy is considered a systemic treatment.

Palliative care/hospice support

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. This type of care is focused on providing patients with relief from symptoms, pain and stress. Palliative care is provided by a team of doctors, nurses and other specialists who work with a patient’s other doctors to provide an extra layer of support. To learn more, call the Prince George Hospice Society at 250-563-2481 or visit their website.
Top

Psychiatry

Psychiatry is a key component of care, providing clinical psychiatric services for cancer patients. Psychiatrists at BC Cancer have a special interest and expertise in working with cancer patients and their illness experience, assisting them with psychological issues, symptom management, treatment crisis and rehabilitation issues.

Tab Heading
Tab Heading
SOURCE: Services ( )
Page printed: . Unofficial document if printed. Please refer to SOURCE for latest information.

Copyright © BC Cancer. All Rights Reserved.

    Copyright © 2018 Provincial Health Services Authority