Cancer and Work
Health tipsNovember 2016

Easing cancer survivors back into the work force

You’ve waged a tough battle against cancer—and you’ve won. Congratulations! But what happens now that you’re ready to go back to work?

Dr. Gerald Batist
MilestonesNovember 2016


In the space of just a few months this past spring, Dr. Gerald Batist was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada and a Knight of the National Order of Quebec.

Dr. Arezu Jahani-Asl
October 2016Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Key mechanism identified in deadly brain tumours

A key to understanding the formation of the most aggressive type of brain tumour in adults has been revealed at the JGH.

Speaking at a Hope & Cope meeting, Daniel Opoku, a cancer survivor, describes the stresses that young adults face in dealing with cancer.
NewsNovember 2016

JGH praised for attention to needs of young adults with cancer

The Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH has distinguished itself as the only medical centre in Quebec to serve the needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer by providing a dedicated clinic staffed by a multi-disciplinary team.

CIUSSS West-Central MontrealOctober 2016

Media roundup

When significant events or noteworthy achievements occur within the CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, they often receive wide coverage by news media. Here’s a sampling of some recent stories.

Participants put their best feet—and shoes—forward in the OneWalk to Conquer Cancer.
NewsOctober 2016

OneWalk #1 is 1-derful

The first edition of OneWalk to Conquer Cancer raised $1.6 million in support of the Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH.

Enthusiasm runs high among cyclists in the 2016 Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.
NewsOctober 2016

Eight is great for cyclists in anti-cancer ride

A determined legion of 1,222 cyclists powered their way from Montreal to Quebec City on July 9 and 10 to raise a remarkable $4.4 million in the eighth annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.

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.

Hope & Cope
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.

A patient undergoes hemodialysis in a JGH unit that will be relocated with the support of private donors.
April 2016Feature articles

Donor support is essential to the JGH’s evolution

As the Jewish General Hospital continues its evolution (notably, with the opening of Pavilion K earlier this year), the commitment and generosity of donors has assumed even greater importance.