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...
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...
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...