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Sep122018No Comments

Optimally using your EMR for Cancer Screening

I have been fortunate to collaborate with OntarioMD over the past year. Their EMR Practice Enhancement Program (EPEP) is a provincial change management service designed to help physicians enhance their EMR skills and efficiency to improve clinical and...
Jul202018No Comments

Does your summer to-do list include a mammogram?

By Carol Rand and Dr. Terry Minuk Summer is here, and for many of us it means taking some well-earned vacation time to relax, enjoy the sunshine and catch up on chores pushed aside by our normally busy lives. Summer is also the ideal time to book overdue...
May242018No Comments

Polish concert pianist brings musical message of hope to Juravinski Cancer Centre patients

Southern Ontario tour includes free June 22 performance at JCC’s Hummingbird Cafe A highly accomplished concert pianist from Poland will give a very special performance at the Juravinski Cancer Centre’s Hummingbird Cafe on Friday, June 22. Magdalena...
May022018No Comments

Good news for Primary Care Providers!

It’s now easier for physicians to get their ONEID. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) has provided a link on the front page of the member portion of its website called ‘Get your eHealth ONEID.’ The CPSO verifies the...
Apr182018No Comments

New Cancer Screening Workshops for Hamilton, Dunnville and Simcoe

Cancer Screening Workshops coming to Hamilton, Dunnville and Simcoe – now accredited for 9 Mainpro+ for three-hour workshop Our Cancer Screening Workshop series is back by popular demand. This workshop is open to anyone in primary care who provides...
Mar122018No Comments

Hammer City Roller Derby partners with Regional Cancer Program to promote Pap tests

HAMILTON, ON (April 2/18) — As a roller derby jammer, Kaylee Talbot’s job is to dart around opponents in an attempt to score points. And as a champion for cervical cancer screening, Talbot wants fans of the sport to know that their best chance...
Mar052018No Comments

CCO Website Redesign

The newly-designed CCO website was launched last November. Below are links to key cancer screening web pages relevant to primary care providers: • Information on all of the organized cancer screening programs can be found here • Information regarding...
Feb282018No Comments

Colorectal Cancer Screening Champion recognized for outstanding leadership

As Nurse Clinician for GI Endoscopy at HHS, Tracey Corner provides much-needed support to newly diagnosed colon cancer patients. “It’s extremely rewarding to help patients during this very stressful and difficult time,” said Tracey, a registered...
Feb212018No Comments

Indigenous men are encouraged to `Stick It to Colon Cancer’

OHSWEKEN — The local Reclaiming Well Being: Cancer Free Lives Committee is encouraging men from Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation to `Stick It to Colon Cancer’ by making time for colon cancer screening....
Jan302018No Comments

Want to increase your cancer screening rates by 10% and earn up to 18 MainPro+ credits?

Studies from medical literature suggest that having a facilitator work with you and your staff can increase your cancer screening rates by as much as 10 per cent. Would you like to invite a trained facilitator into your office to design an effective workflow...