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Nov152018No Comments

How To Guide: for completing a review of your own practice for Cancer Screening

I recently audited my own practice for breast, colorectal and cervical cancer screening and decided to write this up using the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) audit template to share with my primary care colleagues. Each audit is worth 6...
Oct302018No Comments

Mobile Cancer Screening Coach program expands to Fort Erie and Port Colborne

45-foot-long coach bus offers free breast, cervical and colon cancer screening tests to those facing barriers FORT ERIE/PORT COLBORNE – Starting in November, the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Mobile Cancer Screening Coach will begin offering...
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,”...
Sep202018No Comments

UPDATE: Cancer Screening Videos for your Waiting Room

I was asked d by some family doctor colleagues to post these videos to YouTube to enable them to play on waiting room TVs. Here are the YouTube links below. Happy viewing! Cervix: Breast:
Sep122018No Comments

Optimally using your EMR for Cancer Screening

I have been fortunate to collaborate with OntarioMD over the past year. Their EMR Practice Enhancement Program (EPEP) is a provincial change management service designed to help physicians enhance their EMR skills and efficiency to improve clinical and...
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...
May022018No Comments

Good news for Primary Care Providers!

It’s now easier for physicians to get their ONEID. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) has provided a link on the front page of the member portion of its website called ‘Get your eHealth ONEID.’ The CPSO verifies the...
Apr182018No Comments

New Cancer Screening Workshops for Hamilton, Dunnville and Simcoe

Cancer Screening Workshops coming to Hamilton, Dunnville and Simcoe – now accredited for 9 Mainpro+ for three-hour workshop Our Cancer Screening Workshop series is back by popular demand. This workshop is open to anyone in primary care who provides...
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...