Alyssa Higginson

Aug272020No Comments

HNHB Regional Lead Series – Riley Crotta

Welcome to the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Lead Series. Over the next several months we will be introducing the Regional Leads who work behind the scenes for the Regional Cancer Program. This month we would like to introduce Riley Crotta....
Jul292020No Comments

HNHB Regional Lead Series – Dr. Dustin Costescu

Welcome to the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Lead Series. Over the next several months we will be introducing the Regional Leads who work behind the scenes for the Regional Cancer Program. This month we would like to introduce Dr. Dustin Costescu....
Jul062020No Comments

Cancer Screening Resumption during COVID-19 Pandemic

Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario) is now suggesting a gradual resumption of cancer screening. A key principle in their approach is balancing the benefits of organized cancer screening with the demands on the healthcare system during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Jun242020No Comments

HNHB Regional Lead Series – Deborah Jonathan

Welcome to the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Lead Series. Over the next several months we will be introducing the Regional Leads who work behind the scenes for the Regional Cancer Program. This month we would like to introduce Deborah Jonathan....
May272020No Comments

HNHB Regional Lead Series – Dr. Meghan Davis

Welcome to the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Lead Series. Over the next several months we will be introducing the Regional Leads who work behind the scenes for the Regional Cancer Program.  This month we would like to introduce Dr. Meghan...
Apr142020No Comments

Lung Diagnostic Assessment Program in HNHB Region

Do you have a patient that you are concerned has lung cancer? There are three sites you can refer patients to in our Region: Josephs Healthcare in Hamilton Niagara Health in St. Catharines Brant Community Healthcare System in Brantford. As of April 1st...
Apr072020No Comments

Defer Cancer Screening during COVID-19 Pandemic

In alignment with the Pandemic Planning Clinical Guideline for Patients with Cancer provided to us by Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario) all routine cancer screening in the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Cancer Program is deferred for period...
Mar162020No Comments

Mobile Cancer Screening Coach Suspending Services due to COVID-19

Dear Clients and Partners, The HNHB Mobile Cancer Screening Coach will be closed starting Monday, March 16th due to COVID-19.  Our team will continue to follow-up with all of our clients who require any further tests.  We will post updates about Coach...
Nov202019No Comments

5 QUICK FIT TIPS FROM ACROSS ONTARIO

5 QUICK FIT TIPS FROM ACROSS ONTARIO Since the Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) launch on June 24, 2019, about 200,000 FIT kits have been distributed to patients in Ontario! To continue to support you and your patients in screening with FIT, here are 5...