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Western Manitoba Cancer Centre

Western Manitoba Cancer Centre

Our Location:

300 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, MB  (Brandon Regional Health Centre)

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday (excluding stat holidays): 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Parking:

Metered public parking lot on the East side of the Western Manitoba Cancer Centre. Access to parking lot is from McTavish Avenue East.

For a map of Cancer Hubs in Manitoba please click here.

The Western Manitoba Cancer Centre is for patients receiving cancer care and treatments.  The catchment area for the WMCC is Prairie Mountain Health, although it is part of CCMB's provincial cancer resources and any patient residing in Manitoba can ask to receive their treatment at the WMCC.  As well, patients from the Eastern part of Saskatchewan also use the WMCC for their cancer treatments. The WMCC is a jointly run and managed facility of Prairie Mountain Health and CancerCare MB.

Cancer Program Team and Contact Numbers

  • Medical Staff:

The Cancer Program Physicians (by appointment only), oversee your cancer treatment and follow up that you and your oncologist/specialist have planned. It is important, however, for you and your family physician to continue to manage any other health related needs.

  • Radiation Therapy Staff:  204-578-2222

Please leave a detailed message and a staff member will return your call.

  • Nursing Staff/Clerical Staff:  204-578-2222

Please leave a detailed message and a staff member will return your call.

  • Social Worker:

For information, support or counseling for yourself or family members call 204-578-2206.

  • Dietitian:

For any nutrition questions, concerns or advice call 204-578-2234.

  • Pharmacist:

For any concerns or questions regarding the chemotherapy you are taking call 204-578-2235.

  • Patient Navigator:

Can be reached at 1-855-346-3710 (toll free) if you require any information on your cancer diagnosis, treatment, or follow-up.

  • Spiritual Care:

For spiritual/emotional/grief support call 204-578-4000 and ask for Pastoral Care.

  • Palliative Care Coordinator:

For clinical assistance and support for end-of-life planning call 204-578-2340.

  • Pain and Symptom Management:

Talk to your doctor or nurse for suggestions on how to manage your pain and symptoms related to you chemotherapy and/or cancer. If necessary, a referral can be made to the Pain Management Resource Nurse by your doctor or nurse.

Other Community Services

  • Canadian Cancer Society:

415 1st Street, Brandon, MB R7A 2W8

204-571-2800 or Toll free 1-888-939-3333

www.cancer.ca

  • Canadian Cancer Society Transportation Program:

Toll free 1-888-532-6982

  • Murray House:

Murray House is a residence that provides safe and comfortable accommodations for out of town patients receiving care at the Western Manitoba Cancer Centre. Murray House is located one block from the Western Manitoba Cancer Centre.
 
A referral is required to stay at Murray House. Referrals are made by the Cancer Navigation team, please Contact 1-855-346-3710 for more information.

  • Patient Resource Room:

Located in the Western Manitoba Cancer Centre. Information pamphlets, internet with reputable sites for research & patient resources including wigs, turbans etc. available.

  • Health Resource Centre (Library):

Located on main floor of Clinical Services Building at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Phone: 204-578-4080

  • Cancer Connection:

For information or to speak to a Peer Support Volunteer phone 1-800-263-6750.

  • Westman Prostate Cancer Support Group:

Meetings are the 2nd Monday of each month. For more information phone 204-578-2206.

  • Look Good Feel Better Workshop:

Held 4th Wednesday of each month. For more information contact Marg at 204-848-2163 or Helena at 204-726-8315.

  • Waves of Hope:

Westman’s team for breast cancer support. Call Helena at 204-726-8315. www.wavesofhope.ca

  • Home Care Program:

B-150 7th Street, Brandon, MB

Phone: 204-578-2325

  • Breast Cancer Center of Hope:

For information on who the community contact person is for your area call 1-204-788-8080 or toll free 1-888-660-4866. www.cancercare.mb.ca/hope

Telephone health information service. Call 1-888-315-9257 to speak to a nurse.

For any comments/concerns phone:

  • Clinical Resource Nurse of Western Manitoba Cancer Program:  204-578-2232
  • Regional Manager for Cancer Care, PMH:  204-578-2210
  • Brandon Regional Health Centre Comment Line:  204-578-2104 or toll free 1-800-735-6596
  • CancerCare Manitoba Patient Representative:  204-787-2065 or toll free 1-866-561-1026