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Jan 23, 2018, 07:00 ET More than half of all cancers in 2018 will be diagnosed in people ages 60 to 79

New report from Cancer Care Ontario examines the state of cancer in Ontario TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - A new report released today by Cancer Care Ontario highlights that the greatest number of...


Oct 16, 2017, 07:00 ET Cervical cancer is most often found in women who do not get regular Pap tests

Women are encouraged to get screened every three years until age 69 TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - October 16 to 20 is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, and Cancer Care Ontario is encouraging...


Oct 04, 2017, 07:00 ET Workplace exposures account for a significant number of cancers in Ontario: report

More can be done to protect workers from cancer-causing carcinogens TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - A new report released today by the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) and Cancer Care Ontario ...


Oct 02, 2017, 07:00 ET Many Ontario women still not getting screened for breast cancer

Percentage of women ages 50 to 54 screening for breast cancer has declined since 2013 TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Cancer Care Ontario is encouraging...


Sep 14, 2017, 07:00 ET Inuit have an increased risk of cancer due to high smoking rates, low food security

New data show system-level interventions are needed to improve health of growing population TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - A new report developed jointly by Cancer Care Ontario and Tungasuvvingat...


Apr 21, 2017, 09:00 ET Healthcare professionals and volunteers recognized for demonstrating exceptional patient care

11th annual Human Touch Awards honoured individuals from Ontario's cancer and kidney care communities TORONTO, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - The 11th annual Human Touch Awards took place on April 20, 2017,...


Mar 01, 2017, 08:30 ET When caught early, colon cancer is more likely to be treated successfully

Colon cancer is among the most common cause of cancer death in Ontarians TORONTO, Mar. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Cancer Care Ontario is encouraging Ontarians to get...


Feb 02, 2017, 07:00 ET Cervical cancer rates higher in women with abnormal cervical cells who don't get treated

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - A new study published in the Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease has found that women with moderate to severe changes in their cervical cells are nearly four times...


Dec 13, 2016, 07:00 ET Study finds poorer cancer survival among First Nation adults in Canada

TORONTO, Dec. 13, 2016 /CNW/ - A new study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention has found that First Nations in Canada have significantly poorer five-year survival from cancer...


Dec 07, 2016, 07:00 ET New report shows many Ontarians aren't getting screened for cancer

Cancer Care Ontario releases Ontario Cancer Screening Performance Report 2016 TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - The number of people newly diagnosed with cancer in Ontario has increased over the last two ...


Nov 14, 2016, 14:00 ET The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians and Cancer Care Ontario sign Letter of Relationship

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Today representatives from the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) and Cancer Care Ontario signed a Letter of Relationship to formalize their partnership...


Oct 18, 2016, 07:00 ET New report highlights opportunities to improve cancer prevention across various sectors in Ontario

Cancer Care Ontario releases 2016 Prevention System Quality Index TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Cancer continues to be the leading cause of death in the province. One in two Ontarians will develop...


Oct 17, 2016, 07:00 ET A simple Pap test can help prevent cervical cancer

Regular screening reduces the likelihood of cervical cancer TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - This National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, taking place from October 17 to 21, Cancer Care Ontario is...


Oct 03, 2016, 07:00 ET 'Just Book It' this October

Five minutes is all it takes to book a mammogram TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Cancer Care Ontario, in partnership with its Regional Cancer Programs, is...


Aug 08, 2016, 09:50 ET Thousands of new cancer cases in Ontario each year due to environmental exposures

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Between 3,540 and 6,510 new cancer cases in Ontario each year result from environmental factors, says a new report from Cancer Care Ontario and Public Health Ontario...


Aug 05, 2016, 07:00 ET Study shows women who received cancer screening invitation letters are more likely to have a Pap test

TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Receiving an invitation to get screened for cervical cancer is associated with a greater likelihood of getting screened, according to a new study published in the July...


Jun 15, 2016, 07:00 ET New report outlines actions needed to reduce chronic disease in Aboriginal communities

Policy recommendations focus on reducing exposure to four key risk factors TORONTO, June 15, 2016 /CNW/ - There is an urgent need for system-level interventions that reduce the high burden of chronic ...


Jun 08, 2016, 06:00 ET New cancer cases in Ontario have tripled since 1981

New report from Cancer Care Ontario shows cancer is increasingly common, but survival is improving TORONTO, June 8, 2016 /CNW/ - While the last three and a half decades have seen the number of new...


Jun 06, 2016, 07:00 ET Cancer Care Ontario releases new sun safety recommendations with partners across Canada

TORONTO, June 6, 2016 /CNW/ - June 6 to 10 is National Sun Awareness Week, and together with partners across the country, Cancer Care Ontario has released new sun safety recommendations to help...


Apr 22, 2016, 07:00 ET Ontarians put the 'human touch' in cancer and kidney care

The Human Touch Awards celebrate 10 years of honouring exceptional patient care TORONTO, April 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Yesterday, eight inspiring healthcare professionals and volunteers were honoured by...


Apr 11, 2016, 07:00 ET Nearly three-quarters of Ontario women hold incorrect belief that a Pap test detects sexually-transmitted infections

TORONTO, April 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Nearly three-quarters (74 per cent) of Ontario women incorrectly believe a Pap test detects sexually-transmitted infections and almost half (48 per cent) believe a Pap ...


Mar 01, 2016, 07:00 ET Hockey legend Darryl Sittler wants men to call the shots on colon cancer and get screened

Getting screened with a take-home test is simple, safe and painless – and it could save your life TORONTO, March 1, 2016 /CNW/ - March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Cancer Care Ontario has...


Feb 04, 2016, 06:00 ET On World Cancer Day, Cancer Care Ontario introduces new cancer risk assessments for kidney cancer and melanoma on My CancerIQ

Ontarians encouraged to use My CancerIQ to reduce their cancer risk TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2016 /CNW/ - World Cancer Day 2016 marks the first anniversary of My CancerIQ, and to mark this event, Cancer Care ...


Oct 01, 2015, 06:01 ET Cancer Care Ontario is Inviting Eligible Women to Get Screened for Early Signs of Breast Cancer

Booking a mammogram takes just five minutes and could save your life TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2015 /CNW/ - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Cancer Care Ontario, in partnership with its Regional...


May 28, 2015, 06:00 ET New study suggests that a family physician's decision to investigate symptoms suggestive of cancer could help explain international differences in cancer survival

TORONTO, May 28, 2015 /CNW/ - According to new research conducted by the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (ICBP) published in the BMJ Open1 today, a family physician's decision to...