What Are We Up To?

Picture of the Breast Care Program team at St. Joseph's Hospital in London
August 17, 2017

St. Joseph's Hospital, part of St. Joseph’s Health Care London, has become the first Canadian hospital to install the latest in mammography technology that allows patients to personally control and...

photo of the sun shining
July 21, 2017

It’s summertime! Time to celebrate the outdoors, enjoy an afternoon at the beach with family, or relax with a good book poolside. The longer days and warmer temperatures beckon for us to soak up...

photo of Drs Muriel Brackstone and Gregor Reid
June 26, 2017

According to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, One in nine Canadian women will develop breast cancer during her lifetime. Many cancers are considered to be the result of inflammatory processes....

Smudging ceremony
June 21, 2017

Today is National Aboriginal Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis (...

Elderly man playing with grandson by the water.
May 31, 2017

Tobacco use increases the risk of almost 20 different types of cancer and contributes to 30 percent of all cancer deaths and up to 90 per cent of lung cancer deaths. In Ontario, tobacco use...

Family riding bikes
May 17, 2017

Today (May 17), the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario (CQCO) released the results of the 2017 Cancer System Quality Index (CSQI), an interactive web-based tool used to measure the performance of...


media inquiries

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