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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,...
Mar272017No Comments

Zonta Club of Hamilton 1 supports women’s breast health with significant gift to the CIBC Breast Assessment Centre

An evening of gratitude and celebration was held recently at the CIBC Breast Assessment Centre (BAC) to thank the Zonta Club of Hamilton 1 for its significant donation the Centre. The Zonta Club’s gift of $200,000 – donated in stages over a number...
Mar132017No Comments

Pap Day helps women stay up-to-date with cervical screening

When my nurse called patients who were overdue for their Pap tests, many said they found it difficult to book an appointment due to work. So two weeks ago we had a Pap Day on a Saturday morning, booking in 20 patients. Many were patients I had not seen...
Mar082017No Comments

Coming to Hamilton — Cancer Screening Workshop

Mark April 5 on your calendars — Cancer Screening Workshop Hamilton Back by popular demand is our second Hamilton based Cancer Screening Workshop. This will be our third workshop and we are continually improving it based on the attendees’ feedback....
Mar082017No Comments

Thank You Niagara!

And the OSCAR goes to….. Thank you Niagara for being warm, receptive and active participants at the March 1 Cancer Screening Workshop. Although the theme of the event was the OSCARs – with golden chocolate awards….the real winner was a concept –...
Feb232017No Comments

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Regional Cancer Program encourages men and women to get checked regularly for colon cancer.  MARCH 1, 2017 – March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and the Regional Cancer Program, with Cancer Care Ontario, is encouraging eligible men and women to get...
Feb012017No Comments

Ontario Breast Screening Program opens at the Haldimand War Memorial Hospital in Dunnville

 DUNNVILLE (Jan. 31, 2017) — Haldimand War Memorial Hospital in Dunnville held a special event on Jan. 31, 2017 to celebrate becoming  an Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) affiliate site. The OBSP is a province-wide, organized breast screening...
Dec222016No Comments

Top 10 Suggestions for Improving Cancer Screening

“New Year – A new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story ? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” ― Alex Moritt My colleague, Dr. Barb Teal, recently asked me, “How can I improve my cancer screening? Any tips for my office...