What Are We Up To?

A photo of Lou in his home
March 29, 2016

Lou thought we was doing everything right. A dentist by trade, he believed his knowledge of the health field coupled with an active lifestyle would be enough to keep him thriving in good health....

March 18, 2016

Brian was 54 years old when his life changed dramatically with an unexpected diagnosis of colorectal cancer. Now cancer-free, Brian lives with the bittersweet reminder of how short life is, and that...

Photo of a thermometer
March 15, 2016

Patients often express their confusion over what constitutes a fever and, more importantly, when to seek out care for one. As the first-line of care for a suspected fever is often the emergency...

Individual getting blood pressure taken.
March 8, 2016

Many of the treatments we have in Canada today are available thanks to people volunteering to take part in a clinical trial. Not all clinical trials are about drugs, medical devices or treatments....

Call the Shots on Colon Cancer sign with hockey player image in background.
March 1, 2016

Most often, a person with colon cancer has no early warning signs. If you have colon cancer and do not get tested, you may miss out on the chance for early and more effective treatment. Nine out of...

Image of the sun
February 23, 2016

Protect yourself against UV rays all year round, not just in the summer. Many people associate the harmful effects of the sun to UV ray exposure during the summer months. However, taking precautions...


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Sara Wilson
Publicity and Promotions Specialist
South West Regional Cancer Program
519-685-8500 ext. 71826