Primary Care Providers Blog

A helpful guide to the acronyms being used in our cervical cancer screening cytology reports

In our region, we have patients with high grade dysplasia on pap test results that have not received colposcopy. One of the reasons could be the confusing list of acronyms. […]

 Reducing Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) Device Rejections

I am happy to share that as of December 2023, LifeLabs is now accepting unexpired FIT devices for testing if they are returned within 12 months of them being mailed […]

Updates to the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP)

As of  October 16, 2023,  people with breast implants and Two-Spirit, trans and nonbinary people are able to self-refer into the Ontario Breast Screening program in accordance with updated eligibility […]

Interim recommendations for HPV testing

  Are your patients asking you about HPV testing? Mine are and some are willing to pay in advance of the upcoming funded program.  If the result is positive, this […]

Ontario Breast Cancer Screening  (OBSP) Updates: High Risk Program

Ontario Breast Cancer Screening  (OBSP) Updates: High Risk Program (September 2023)  CCO has updated  and expanded the entry criteria for the high risk breast cancer screening program. Here is the […]

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