What Are We Up To?

Dr. Alison Allan (left) and her student, Jenna Kitz (right).
August 15, 2016

A new study at Lawson Health Research Institute aims to better understand and identify the spread of prostate cancer. In 2015, an estimated 4,100 Canadian men died from prostate cancer. Prostate...

August 8, 2016

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 (PHO). The report, Environmental...

photo of "How to Manage your Fatigue" guide
July 11, 2016

A full series of 10 How to Manage your Cancer Symptoms - Guides for Patients are now available for cancer patients and their families across Ontario. These easy to read guides provide evidence-...

Two lawn chairs with Canadian Flags on them
July 4, 2016

Timbits. Toques. Poutine. Beavertails. If you know what these words refer to, chances are you are Canadian. We’re weird, wacky and PROUD of it! It’s not just coincidence that we are fondly referred...

June 15, 2016

There is an urgent need for system-level interventions that reduce the high burden of chronic disease faced by First Nations, Inuit and Métis and encourage healthy behaviours, according to a new...

Fruits and vegetables
June 13, 2016

Eating well can be a challenge when you have cancer, yet nutrition is an important part of cancer treatment and recovery. Eating well while you are being treated for cancer can help you: Feel...


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