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Oct162018No Comments

Annual report gives local cancer hospitals high marks

OCT 12, 2018 — The thought of undergoing cancer treatments like chemotherapy can feel overwhelming for some patients, who may fear side effects. “They may have heard that the cure can be worse than the disease when it comes to certain treatments,”...
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...
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...
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....
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)...
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...
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...