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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...
Jan122018No Comments

CCO Correspondence Program, The In’s and Out’s

Thank you to Dr. Michael Schweitzer and his staff for inspiring this blog post with their excellent question about letters from Cancer Care Ontario (CCO). Once eligible for cancer screening, CCO’s correspondence program automatically sends out ‘Invitation...
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...