After you see a cancer specialist (oncologist) in Vancouver, Calgary or Edmonton, he or she may order chemotherapy for you. Your Chemotherapy is supervised on behalf of the cancer specialist by your family physician. Chemotherapy is provided by a nurse specialist.

A chemotherapy nurse with a patient

Chemotherapy is generally given Tuesday to Friday in the afternoon.

The chemotherapy suite, known as "Karen's Room", opened in April 2003. The project was spearheaded by Jack Kobayashi in memory of his wife, Karen Whiedekehar.


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