What Are We Up To?

Photo of leaders at STEGH mammography suite opening
April 8, 2019

On April 3, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) celebrated the opening of their second mammography suite, with a public celebration and ribbon cutting. STEGH’s current Mammography Unit has...

photo of two people riding bicycles
March 7, 2019

Are you or is someone you love over 50? Then it might be time to pick up an at-home screening test for colon cancer. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and the South West Regional Cancer Program...

Graphic of the earth with the words World Cancer Day above it
February 4, 2019

Each year on February 4, people across the world unite to support a common cause and raise a collective voice on World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is an initiative of the Union for International...

Photo of two people holding hands
December 21, 2018

At 22 years old, Rachelle Provost didn’t anticipate taking on the role of caregiver for a parent for many years. That all changed in October when at 48 years old, her mother was diagnosed with...

November 30, 2018

A new report developed jointly by Cancer Care Ontario, the Chiefs of Ontario and ICES reveals higher rates of several cancers and poorer survival from certain cancers in First Nations people compared...

3 women promoting cercial cancer awarenss
October 14, 2018

October 15 to 19 is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, and the South West Regional Cancer Program, in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario, is encouraging women to stay up-to-date with regular...

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