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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...
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...
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,”...
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...
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...