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A Providence-wide, pain-reducing revolution

The Providence Breast Centre (PBC) at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital treats 20% of BC’s breast cancer patients. Each year, we perform 1,200 breast cancer surgeries, more than any other facility in the province. We’re also home to one of the busiest post-mastectomy breast reconstruction programs in Canada. When COVID-19 hit, the PBC team worried about … Continued

Palliative care isn’t about dying, it’s about living

What do you think of when you think of palliative care? Most of us probably think of specialized care that’s provided in a dedicated palliative ward at a hospital, or at a hospice facility, or at home surrounded by family. A place that’s set up to bring calm and comfort through the end of one’s … Continued