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Nov152017No Comments

Mobile Cancer Screening Coach adds new St. Catharines location

ST. CATHARINES (Nov.14, 2017) –Starting this month, the Mobile Cancer Screening Coach will offer free cancer screening services at two St. Catharines locations. The Coach has been offering cancer screening at the Quest Community Health Centre (CHC)...
Oct252017No Comments

Niagara Health Colonoscopy Referral Form

As one of my favourite architects wrote, “If you’re going to have centralization, why not have it!” –Frank Lloyd Wright Niagara Health now has a convenient centralized fax and form for colonoscopy referrals for colorectal cancer screening....
Oct102017No Comments

Mobile Cancer Screening Coach rolls out cancer screening services in Niagara

  45-foot-long coach bus offers breast, cervical and colon cancer screening to residents facing barriers ST. CATHARINES (Oct. 6, 2017) – The Mobile Cancer Screening Coach, as part of the Regional Cancer Program, is offering free cancer screening...
Sep132017No Comments

Life After Breast Cancer conference offers valuable information for breast cancer survivors on living their `new normal’

HAMILTON, ON — Breast cancer survivors and their loved ones are invited to Life After Breast Cancer, a full-day conference taking place Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s. The conference is for residents of communities...
Sep122017No Comments

Cancer Screening Videos for your Waiting Room TV

“The single most important strategy in content marketing today is video.” –Gary Vaynerchuck, bestselling author, speaker and internationally recognized Internet personality. Do you have a TV screen in your waiting room?  Would you like...
Aug282017No Comments

Cancer Screening Poster for your screens, bulletin boards and office walls

The phrase, ‘A picture means a thousand words,’ seems obvious in this age of social media and screens everywhere. With that in mind, the Regional  Cancer Program has created e-posters and printable versions for Primary Care Providers to use in...
Jun152017No Comments

Post Colposcopy Discharge Cervical Cancer Screening in Primary Care

For patients who have been to colposcopy, knowing their HPV status can help determine how often they should have follow-up Pap tests. Because HPV testing is not publically funded it is not currently the standard of care if a patient does not/cannot pay....
Jun092017No Comments

Leading researcher on Breast Cancer Prevention is holding interactive discussion

Have concerns about breast cancer? Wondering if you’re at increased risk because of a family history? Join world-leading researcher Dr. Paola Muti for a FREE, interactive discussion on breast cancer, including reducing the risk through diet and...
Jun052017No Comments

Identifying Smokers in your Practice

I recently read an article on health care that included the phrase, “What gets measured gets managed.” It’s such a good quote and applies to so many aspects of medicine. For example, we now have an EMR that facilitates measurement. CCO’s 2013...
Apr202017No Comments

HHS nurse encourages colleagues to take part in the Ontario Breast Screening Program

HHS nurse Dawn Scales has a message to share with women ages 50-plus who consider themselves at low risk of developing breast cancer. “Make time for free mammograms through the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP), even if you feel perfectly healthy,...