Gynecologic oncology patient information

Some facts about the Gyn-Onc Health Information Service

  • A patient information service provided by your hospital librarians in partnership with the Gyn-Onc Division since 2007
  • Aiming to provide reliable, relevant and easy to understand patient/family centered health information focusing on your needs in various formats
  • Conveniently located in the Gyn-Onc Clinic (E728) during clinical hours on Monday mornings and Thursday afternoons, Health Sciences Library (A200).

In the News

CBC Radio Daybreak Montreal host Mike Finnerty interviews Dr. Susie Lau and her patient on their experience with the use of DigniCap during chemo.


Ovarian Cancer 101 Webinar (en français), Ovarian Cancer Canada
Dr. Susie Lau, 
 December 11, 2019. 

Surgical Robotics Conference 2018 at Montreal Jewish General Hospital

Dr. Walter Gotlieb - Surgeon Experience and Clinical Evidence. The benefit of Robotics to the patient, system, hospital, surgeon and the future of Robotics in Canada.

Dr. Randy Fagen - Efficiency and Cost effectiveness of Surgical Robotics. The value of Data Analytics and Scale.

Stay Informed

The Gyn-Onc information service is physically closed, but will maintain services virtually as of Wednesday 18th March 2020 until further notice. We encourage you to consult the website. If you need additional assistance, please send us  an email.

Jul. 6, 2020
 Keeping Patients with Cancer Excercising in the Age of COVID-19
by R. U. Newton et al. published in JCO Oncology Practice not only discusses the challenges, but also provides practical recommendations for home-based exercise, and useful links to selected programs worldwide that may benefit patients too. 

 Palliative and Supportive Care Library by European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) includes the latest publications, guidelines, handbooks and e-learning resources that cover various aspects of palliative and supportive care, such as COVID-19, Anxiety and Depression, Difficult Pain Problems, Bone Health, Venous Thromboembolism, Toxicity from Immunotherapy, Nutrition, and many more. 

 New web pageof resources on COVID-19 for cancer patients updated on June 25, 2020.

JGH Chemo Symptom Management Hotline
(514) 3408222 x 25529

May 20, 2020
International Clinical Trials Day

Today, Quebec-Clinical Reserach Organization in Cancer (QCROC) is launching the "In 2020, I discover clinical research" campaign to mark the International Clinical Trials Day which is celebrated on May 20th worldwide. Visit the  Clinical Trials page to find trials available at the clinic, through the search engine of QCROC, and from other resources.

May 11, 2020
Patient Webinar: Steps Through COVID-19, a 60-minute webinar on mental health support during a cancer journey in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Wednesday May 13, 2020, 13:00 EDT

May 8, 2020
World Ovarian Cancer Day, May 8th

On this World Ovarian Cancer Day, we would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to our long-term supporters and friends at Gloria's Girls for their very generous donation of $180,000, and the continued support over the years for the ovarian cancer research and care at the JGH.

Apr. 20, 2020
 COVID-19 Resources by The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada. 

Mar. 31, 2020
 New web pageof resources on COVID-19 for cancer patients. 

 Precare Animated Surgery Guide 

Feb. 20, 2020
 Caregiver Support Video Series (American Cancer Society)

World Cancer Day: February 4


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