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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...
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...