What Are We Up To?

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...

Best in Breast Care Conference Logo
August 22, 2016

Empowering both doctors and patients is the driving force behind the first annual Best in Breast Care Conference – a new educational event for Southwestern Ontario focusing on the latest developments...

Dr. Alison Allan (left) and her student, Jenna Kitz (right).
August 15, 2016

A new study at Lawson Health Research Institute aims to better understand and identify the spread of prostate cancer. In 2015, an estimated 4,100 Canadian men died from prostate cancer. Prostate...