Media Advisory - Cancer Care Ontario Releases Action Plan for Improving Provincial Cancer Services

    TORONTO, March 19 /CNW/ - Cancer Care Ontario will release the 2008-2011
Ontario Cancer Plan, a roadmap to reduce cancer rates and continually improve
the quality of cancer services from prevention to palliative care.


    The Honourable George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
    for Ontario

    Terrence Sullivan, PhD, President and CEO, Cancer Care Ontario

    Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz, Regional Vice-President, Princess Margaret

    Garth Matheson, Regional Vice-President, Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer

    Dr. Michael Evans, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network

    When:   Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 12:40 pm

    Where:  Princess Margaret Hospital
            610 University Avenue
            7th Floor Atrium

    Media are invited to a brief demonstration of how Intensity Modulated
Radiation Therapy is delivered in the radiation oncology department at PMH. To
join the tour, please assemble by the elevators on the 7th Floor Atrium at
12:30 pm.

For further information:

For further information: Jennifer Obeid, Sr. Manager of Media Relations,
Cancer Care Ontario, t: (416) 971-9800 ext. 3383, c: (416) 917-9851, email:,

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