What Are We Up To?

Cover of the Ontario Cancer Screening Performance Report 2016
December 7, 2016

The number of people newly diagnosed with cancer in Ontario has increased over the last two decades and will continue to rise, largely due to an aging population. In the South West it is estimated...

photo of the ribbon cutting at the grand opening
December 1, 2016

On November 29, staff from St. Joseph’s Health Care London and London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) celebrated the official grand opening of the new Prostate Diagnostic Assessment Program (DAP)...

woman being examined by a doctor
October 17, 2016

This National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, taking place from October 17 to 21, The South West Regional Cancer Program in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario is urging women to get screened for...

A photo of Sue Adair and her sister, Jane-Ann Parker
October 12, 2016

When Sue Adair was diagnosed with breast cancer she drew much strength from a ‘sisterhood’ of women. She hopes to do the same for others as a speaker at Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day on Oct. 19...

photo of the "Just Book it" campaign poster
October 4, 2016

Breast cancer occurs most often in women 50 to 74 years of age, but many eligible women within this age group still do not participate in breast screening. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month...

A photo of Joanne and her husband Dennis
September 6, 2016

When she noticed a loss of appetite, dramatic weight loss, and more frequent trips to the washroom; Joanne Photiades knew something was wrong. As many of us do, she took to the internet to research...

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