Halifax Health knows that life after cancer still requires health care management and support. To make this journey easier for patients, and their families provide a survivorship portal.
Benefits of the portal:
- An opportunity to engage you (the patient), your family and even your primary care physician as active participants in your care
- Questionnaires and assessments that can be completed online so that Halifax Health can continue to monitor your progress remotely
- A summary of treatment based on data in our electronic health record
- A survivorship care plan with recommendations for further tests and procedures
- Targeted education based on a wealth of information about your specific condition
Karen Chose to Treat Her Breast Cancer Wisely
"Choose wisely who provides your cancer care," says Karen Butterton. "Do your research. For me, that meant going to Halifax Health and getting the full spectrum of my treatment from the team of compassionate and knowing people there.”
Bladder Cancer - Risk Factors and Warning Symptoms
In recent decades there has been a steady increase in the incidence of bladder cancer.
Skin Cancer - The Most Common Cancer in the US
More than 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in the United States. That’s more than all other cancers combined. The number of skin cancer cases has been going up over the past few decades.
Art Therapy: The Colors of Life
Halifax Health - Center for Oncology provides patients with Art Therapy that includes drawing, painting, and other media. In this program, patients work with our trained therapist in a private and relaxing environment to find ways to express themselves through art.
A Colorectal Cancer Screening Could Save Your Life
Colorectal cancer screenings detect precancerous polyps, which if removed, prevents them from turning into cancer. Screenings also help find colon cancer at an early stage, which if treated timely, most often is curable.
Cervical Cancer Awareness and Risk Assessment
Almost all cervical cancers are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, you are at risk for cervical cancer. Women without HPV or any of these other risk factors rarely develop cervical cancer.
Ovarian Cancer - Symptoms, Diagnoses, and Treatments
Most common type of ovarian cancer is ovarian epithelial and starts in the tissues that cover the ovaries.