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Apr262016No Comments

Use the Screening Activity Report (SAR) to improve cancer screening rates

The SAR is a supplementary tool that helps Patient Enrolment Model (PEM) physicians improve their cancer screening rates and provide appropriate follow-up for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening. Need help signing up? Contact me here. Meanwhile,...
Apr182016No Comments

MyCancerIQ is a motivational healthy lifestyle tool

Have you checked out MyCancerIQ yet? It’s a new, easy-to-use online tool for the public that allows people to assess their risk for six types of cancer – breast, cervical, colorectal, kidney, lung and melanoma. Users receive a personalized action...
Apr112016No Comments

Nearly three-quarters of Ontario women hold incorrect belief that a Pap test detects sexually-transmitted infections

TORONTO, ON (April 11, 2016) – Nearly three-quarters (74 per cent) of Ontario women incorrectly believe a Pap test detects sexually-transmitted infections and almost half (48 per cent) believe a Pap test screens for vaginal cancer, shows a new survey...
Apr072016No Comments

Use billing codes to help keep track of cancer screening

In my office I use billing codes to help track patients who are exempted from the three screening programs: Women who have had a hysterectomy for benign reasons and do not need a pap. Q140A Women who have had a mastectomy or are being treated for breast...