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Aug012019No Comments

Follow-up for FIT+ Patients in HNHB

FIT testing, as the primary screening method for average risk individuals, launched across the province on June 24. For patients with a positive test, there is a high probability of having colon cancer or a high-risk, complicated polyp. As Cancer Care...
Aug012019No Comments

Target Population/Service Report (TPSR)

We are approaching the September deadline for Cumulative Preventative Care Bonus submission, which is Sept. 10 for paper claims and Sept. 18 for electronic claims. A helpful tool for this calculation for enrolled model physicians is the TPSR reports....
Jul292019No Comments

Life After Breast Cancer Conference is for people affected by any stage of breast cancer

HAMILTON, ON — If breast cancer awareness has a season, it is surely autumn. October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and here in Hamilton the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation is sponsoring the Life After Breast Cancer Conference...
Jul252019No Comments

Are you feeling FIT? Helpful tips for distributing FIT kits to patients

The fecal immunochemical test (FIT) has received an overwhelming response by the primary care community since launching on June 24. In fact, LifeLabs has already received over 60,000 FIT requisitions province-wide. Thank you for all your help with this...
Jul232019No Comments

Hot off the Press

Want to share the news about FIT on your bulletin boards and TV screens? Check out these 8.5 x 11 posters and TV screen images from Cancer Care Ontario and the Regional Cancer Program: For your bulletin boards: • Cancer Care Ontario’s poster, featuring...
Jun242019No Comments

Same place, new test: The fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is now available in Ontario

Hamilton plumbing company partners with Regional Cancer Program to promote new colon cancer screening test to the community HAMILTON, ON (June 24, 2019) — A Hamilton-based plumbing company is teaming up with the Regional Cancer Program to promote...
Jun132019No Comments

CCO recognizes Hamilton volunteer and physician with Human Touch Awards

(June 12, 2019 – HAMILTON)– A community volunteer who leads a major fundraiser for breast cancer research at the Juravinski Cancer Centre (JCC) and a transplant nephrologist from St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) are among recipients of...
May222019No Comments

CIBC Breast Assessment Centre to host open house and launch website

HAMILTON — The CIBC Breast Assessment Centre is celebrating Concession Streetfest on June 8 with an Open House. Visitors can tour the Centre, meet its friendly, welcoming staff and enjoy refreshments, treats and giveaways. The Breast Assessment...
Mar212019No Comments

Niagara Primary Care Providers-This is for you!!

Cancer Screening 3-Hour Workshop Presented by Dr. Meghan Davis for Niagara Primary Care Providers AND/OR their staff Earn 9 Mainpro+ Credits (physician attendance required for MainPro+ credits) Provide professional development opportunities for primary...
Mar212019No Comments

Hamilton Primary Care Providers-This is for You!!

Cancer Screening 3-Hour Workshop Presented by Dr. Meghan Davis for Hamilton Primary Care Providers AND/OR their staff Earn 9 Mainpro+ Credits (physician attendance required for MainPro+ credits) Provide professional development opportunities for your...