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Cape Breton Cancer Centre

The Cape Breton Cancer Centre is one of two specialty cancer centres in Nova Scotia. It provides a full range of cancer care and support including radiation therapy. Some specialty services are only available at the QEII Cancer Centre. Cape Breton Cancer Centre staff work closely with cancer health providers at the QEII Cancer Centre and community cancer clinics across the province to support patients receiving cancer care as close to home as is safely possible.


A $3 parking fee will be charged when you exit the parking lot. Please make sure you have the correct change with you if you plan to park at the hospital.

Wi-Fi and Internet Access

There is free public Wi-Fi available. To gain access, first send an email to requesting connection.

You will receive an automated reply with the information required.

Food and Drink

Cafeteria, Basement floor (Level 1).
Hours of operation:
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The hospital is connected to Health Park by a pedway. There is a Tim Horton’s, Subway and Pharmasave on the first floor of Health Park.

Bank Machines

There are two bank machines at the hospital. One is located near the main entrance and the other machine is outside of the cafeteria.

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

The chapel is located near the main entrance of the hospital. There are designated family rooms on different units. Please check with nursing staff if you want to use one. More info


The Cape Breton Regional Hospital is the regional referral and trauma centre for Cape Breton Island. The Cape Breton Regional is part of a four-hospital complex that also includes Glace Bay, New Waterford Consolidated and Northside General Hospitals

Clinics, Programs and Services

Cancer Patient Navigation

Offered at 8 locations

Cancer Patient Navigators are registered nurses with in-depth knowledge of cancer and the cancer system. They work with you, your family and your cancer care team throughout your treatment and...


Cape Breton Cancer Centre

Any health care provider may refer a patient, or a patient or family member can refer themselves.

Patricia Burke: 902-567-6122

Psychosocial Oncology

Offered at 6 locations

Psychosocial Oncology Health Care Professionals provide psychotherapy and counselling to cancer patients and their families to help them deal with the emotional and practical impact of cancer.  Many people who...


Cape Breton Cancer Centre

Patients can be referred by their health care provider or can self-refer.

If you are a patient of the Cape Breton Cancer Centre in Sydney, please call the social worker 902-567-8551.

Radiation therapy

Offered at 2 locations

Radiation therapy is one of the main treatments for many kinds of cancer. The services provided within radiation oncology include radiation therapy (uses high doses of radiation to kill or...


Cape Breton Cancer Centre

A physician referral is required to access Radiation Therapy.

Phone: 902-567-8000

Note: Brachytherapy is only available at the QEII Cancer Centre.


Cape Breton Cancer Centre
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