CancerCare Manitoba
 
 
 
Cancer Treatment Information
- In Other Languages


CCMB, Patient & Family Support Services
Phone: 1-204-787-4119
or 1-866-561-1026
Email: Lorena.Gerl@cancercare.mb.ca



CancerCare Manitoba (CCMB) has developed and translated information on a variety of cancer treatment topics in different languages. This is part of a Multi-cultural project to produce culturally appropriate cancer information.

The purpose of this translated information is to:
  • Assist cancer patients from different cultures to better understand their cancer treatment.
  • Make more informed decisions.
  • Improve communication of information between health care professionals and cancer patients and families.

New - All English topics are now available in audio files. Cancer Treatment Tips - new information added on Cancer Helpline, Urgent Cancer Care Clinic and Manitoba Home Cancer Drug Program.

Cancer Treatment Topics

Ten different cancer treatment topics have been developed including:
(click on the topic you are interested in)
Cancer Treatment Tips   Mucositis (sore mouth and throat)
Chemotherapy   Nausea and Vomiting
Constipation (unable to move your bowels)   Nutrition
Diarrhea (loose or watery stool)   Radiation
Fatigue (feeling weak and tired)   The Emotional Impact of Cancer

Available Languages

These cancer treatment topics have been translated into the following languages:
English - View/Listen (audio)   Ojibwe - View/Listen (audio)
Chinese - View   Oji-Cree - View/Listen (audio)
Cree - View/Listen (audio)   Spanish - View
Filipino - View   Portuguese - View
French - View   Punjabi - View
Hindi - View   Vietnamese - View
Inuktitut - View/Listen    

Funding for this project was provided through the Public Health Agency of Canada. Translations for First Nations languages were completed by The Aboriginal Languages of Manitoba. All other languages were translated by the Sexuality Education Resource Centre.