Mar302016No Comments

New report finds higher cancer risk in First Nations in Ontario

TORONTO, ON (March 30, 2016) – A new report developed jointly by Cancer Care Ontario and the Chiefs of Ontario shows that First Nations, especially those living on-reserve, demonstrate a much higher prevalence of cancer risk factors than non-Aboriginal...
Mar232016No Comments

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

SIX NATIONS – A simple, safe and painless take-home test could save your life when it comes to colorectal cancer. The Reclaiming Well-Being Cancer Free Lives committee wants to see more men and women getting screened. If everyone more than 50 years...
Mar102016No Comments

Colorectal cancer can be nipped in the bud with screening

NIAGARA — It was a colon the size of a school bus that you could literally walk through and see hemorrhoids bigger than beach balls in, but thankfully it wasn’t situated in the food court at the Pen Centre.Instead, the behemoth of a rectum and large...
Mar052016No Comments

Giant colon offers gut-level experience

Visitors to the Pen Centre walk through a 40-foot long and eight-foot high giant colon that was set up in the Sears Court on Friday, compliments of the Niagara Health System and the Juravinski Cancer Centre in Hamilton. Inside the pink inflatable colon...
Mar042016No Comments

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and doctors across the country are trying to remind patients the importance of screening. Though highly preventable and curable when found early, an estimated 25 thousand Canadians were diagnosed with colorectal...
Mar012016No Comments

Hockey legend Darryl Sittler wants men to call the shots on colon cancer and get screened

Getting screened with a take-home test is simple, safe and painless – and it could save your life. TORONTO, March 1, 2016 – March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Cancer Care Ontario has partnered with Colon Cancer Canada and former Toronto Maple...
Mar012016No Comments

Giant Colon Tour

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Feb042016No Comments

On World Cancer Day, Cancer Care Ontario introduces new cancer risk assessments for kidney cancer – Ontarians encouraged to use MyCancerIQ to reduce their cancer risk

Ontarians encouraged to use My CancerIQ to reduce their cancer risk. TORONTO, ON (Feb. 4, 2016) – World Cancer Day 2016 marks the first anniversary of My CancerIQ, and to mark this event, Cancer Care Ontario is introducing two new cancers to its online...