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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...
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...
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...
Mar162017No Comments

Watch a Colonoscopy Live on Facebook for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Originally Posted on HHS Share on March 9, 2017 Visit the Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) Facebook page to watch a live colonoscopy procedure. WHY ARE WE BROADCASTING A COLONOSCOPY ON FACEBOOK? Dr. Barry Lumb, physician in chief at HHS, and a well respected...
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...
Jan102017No Comments

New ‘Screen for Life Workplace Program’ brings cancer screening to Hamilton workplaces

Coach bus to offer on-site cancer screening to mid-to-large-size companies. Smaller businesses offered support promoting cancer screening to employees. Click here to inquire about booking the coach today! HAMILTON, ON (Jan. 13, 2017) CHCH Morning Live...
Dec082016No Comments

Johnston Motors donates 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan to the Ontario Breast Screening Program

Johnston Motors is making it easier for Hamilton women to have mammograms done thanks to the generous donation of a 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan to the CIBC Breast Assessment Centre’s Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP), located at the at the Juravinski...
Nov302016No Comments

Regional Cancer Program Screen for Life Mobile Coach team receives Honour Roll status for 2016 Minister’s Medal Honouring Excellence in Health Quality and Safety

An innovative mobile health care program that brings cancer screening and health promotion into high-priority neighbourhoods has received Honour Roll status for the 2016 Minister’s Medal Honouring Excellence in Health Quality and Safety.