Cancer care

Every family has been touched by cancer; it affects us all.

We know that Manitoba families count on quality cancer care. That’s why we’re building the best system in the country to deliver the fastest screening, diagnosis and treatment.

  • We created a first-in-Canada IN SIXTY cancer patient strategy to streamline the stressful process of referrals, testing and diagnosis for families. Our goal is to reduce the time between the first suspicion of cancer to starting treatment to two months or less.

  • We’ve expanded all 16 rural chemotherapy centres into full CancerCare hubs, so that rural patients can more easily access the care they need, closer to home.

  • We cover 100% of the cost of approved cancer medication and support drugs so that patients can receive treatment in the comfort of their own home—something Pallister’s Conservatives failed to support. Now families can choose what works best for them without worrying about the cost.

Instead of making reckless cuts, like Brian Pallister is pushing for—which would mean laying off nurses and cancelling new clinics—we’re investing to make Manitoba one of the strongest cancer care hubs in the world.