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Programs & Services

Dyspnea and Pleurex Clinics

Clinic offers symptom relief to cancer patients with shortness of breath due to malignant pleural effusions.

Clinic for patients with a presumed or confirmed malignant pleural effusion, specializing in tunneled pleural catheters.

Contact Details

Tom Baker Cancer Centre

Location Info
Main floor
1331 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 4N2
403-270-8407 (Fax referrals to)
Getting There

Parking available

Parking map

Hours of Operation

Office hours are Tuesday and Wednesday.

Clinic is held Wednesday mornings.

Service Providers May Include
licensed practical nurses, nurse coordinators, physicians (interventional pulmonary), registered nurses, transition services

Patients must have a pleural effusion that is confirmed or presumed malignant.

Referral Needed

A written/dicated referral is required from a physician.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations