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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...

photo of women linking arms
October 1, 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the South West Regional Cancer Program, in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario, is encouraging women between the ages of 50 and 54 to talk with their...

A photo of Jennifer and her family
September 25, 2018

The worry weighed heavily on Jennifer Murphy from the time she was in her 20s. A frightening question mark loomed large and dark. Would she or would she not get breast cancer like her mother and...

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August 15, 2018

An international collaborative study between Lawson Health Research Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the Royal Marsden and Epic Sciences is one of the first to demonstrate that a...

June 29, 2018

If you've checked out the forecast for this Canada Day long weekend, you know it’s going to be a hot one! Canada Day is an opportunity to gather in our communities, from coast to coast, to proudly...

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