What Are We Up To?

November 4, 2013

Global studies show that on average we sit 7.7 hours a day.  Other studies estimate that people sit up to 15 hours a day. So, why should we care? Medical experts refer to long periods of...

October 28, 2013

In a move to fast track discoveries in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention from the lab to the bedside, Dr. Muriel Brackstone, a surgical oncologist with St. Joseph’s Breast Care...

October 22, 2013

With so much information floating around, it’s difficult to know what’s fact and what’s fiction. During Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, we asked Dr. Jan Owen, regional primary care lead for the...

October 15, 2013

Approximately 610 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer in Ontario this year. Sadly, 150 are expected to die from the disease. According to Cancer Care Ontario (CCO), many of these deaths...

October 7, 2013

Cancer was the last thing on Georgina Dunstan’s mind during the summer of 2002.  She felt great, was active, and just found out she was going to be a grandmother for the first time. But her...

October 1, 2013

The Pink Bus is back in the South West - but only for a few more days! The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation's Pink Tour 2013 is winding down after visiting close to 90 communities across...


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