What Are We Up To?

Doctors looking at images on computer screen.
May 11, 2016

Scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute are the first in Canada to capture prostate cancer images using a new molecule. Known as a Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) probe, the new...

Woman screening for breast cancer
May 9, 2016

The Ontario Breast Screening Program screening site, located at the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital (SMGH), has successfully attained Breast Assessment Program (BAP) status by Cancer Care...

Photo of two hands holding each other
May 3, 2016

According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information only 16% to 30% of Canadians who die currently have access to or receive hospice palliative and end-of-life care services. Hospice...

A head shot of Kelsey
April 25, 2016

During her son’s two month check-up Kelsey’s doctor told her she was overdue for her Pap test. With a busy schedule and three kids with her, she told her family doctor that she would re-book when she...

Ribbon cutting photograph
April 18, 2016

March 22 was a big day in Owen Sound. Grey Bruce Health Services (GBHS) celebrated the official opening of their fully renovated Cancer Centre at the Owen Sound Regional Hospital. The renovation was...

Photo of Liz
April 11, 2016

This April, Cancer Care Ontario is encouraging women to put their health first and get screened for cervical cancer with a Pap test. A Pap test is a simple screening test that looks for abnormal...