Christopher Wrobel relaxes in the green environment that he loves.
Hope & CopeMay 2017

Well-being of cancer survivors blooms in revitalized garden

There’s some unusually eye-popping appeal to this spring’s display of flowers and greenery in the garden of the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre.

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April 2016Hope & Cope

Bone health assumes key importance in breast cancer recovery

One of Hope & Cope’s newest initiatives, the Breast & Bone Health Program, identifies women who have had breast cancer and are at risk for bone fragility.

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April 2016Hope & Cope

Upgraded website reflects Hope & Cope’s diversity and vitality

Hope & Cope has been so successful at upgrading and diversifying its services during the past several years that its website has now also been revitalized to keep pace with the many changes.

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Sheila Kussner (second from left) accepts her plaque of honour from (from left) Suzanne O’Brien, Executive Director of Hope & Cope; Howard Dermer, Chair of the JGH Foundation; Dr. Gerald Batist, JGH Chief of Oncology and Director of the Segal Cancer Centre; Myer Bick, President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, and JGH Past President Allen F. Rubin.
Hope & CopeSpring 2015

Sheila Kussner honoured for helping
countless cancer patients

More than 30 years after cancer patients and survivors began benefiting from the desperately needed comfort, advice and support of Hope & Cope, Sheila Kussner, O.C., O.Q., was formally honoured for founding the internationally renowned organization.

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At the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre, volunteer kinesiologist Martin Côté Couillard leads an exercise session of the 70+ Club with (from left) Marcel Desrosiers, Lolita Matheson, Marcel Beauchemin and Pierrette Lamothe.
Hope & CopeSpring 2015

70+ club extends support
to older cancer patients and survivors

Having extended specialized assistance to young adults and to the parents of young children, Hope & Cope has now launched the 70+ Club for older individuals.

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In the gym of the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre, Nikoletta Mallatou’s exercise session is supervised by exercise physiologist Lisa Mastroianni.
Fall 2014Hope & Cope

Gym expands as additional cancer patients opt for exercise

The JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre’s gym has been expanded to accommodate the growing number of individuals seeking the benefits of a personalized exercise program during or soon after their treatment for cancer.

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The laughter was catching on July 24, as several stars of the Just for Laughs festival made a side trip to entertain a standing-room-only crowd of 90 at the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre (Lou’s House). After the free show, a delighted spectator spontaneously hugged The Boy with Tape on his Face, to the surprise of (from left) Suzanne O’Brien, Executive Director of Hope & Cope, and comics Alonzo Bodden, Ryan Wilner, Adam Hills and Saranne Rothberg. The event was organized by Mr. Hills—an Australian superstar who performed at the Centre in 2011 and 2012—and Comedy Gives Back (CGB), in association with Just For Laughs. Jodi Lieberman, co-founder of CGB, a social benefit enterprise, received a round of applause when she told the audience her organization is determined to mount similar shows every year.
Fall 2014News

There’s something funny going on around here

The laughter was catching on July 24, as several stars of the Just for Laughs festival made a side trip to entertain a standing-room-only crowd of 90 at the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre (Lou’s House).

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