What Are We Up To?

cover of the Ontario Cancer Statistics 2016
June 7, 2016

While the last three and a half decades have seen the number of new cancer cases nearly triple, survival from cancer has also steadily increased, according to a new report – Ontario Cancer Statistics...

Sunshine in a meadow.
June 6, 2016

This week is National Sun Awareness Week, and together with partners across the country, Cancer Care Ontario has released new sun safety recommendations to help Canadians reduce their risk of skin...

June 1, 2016

Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, and follow-up care, more people than ever before are surviving cancer. In Canada there are close to one million cancer survivors,...

Family photo
May 24, 2016

As you read through the newspaper this morning, you were probably surprised and saddened to hear that Gord Downie, the lead singer and lyricist of the iconic Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip,...

Photo representing teamwork
May 18, 2016

Today (May 18), the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario released the results of the 2016 Cancer System Quality Index (CSQI), an interactive web-based tool used to measure the performance of the cancer...

Doctors looking at images on computer screen.
May 11, 2016

Scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute are the first in Canada to capture prostate cancer images using a new molecule. Known as a Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) probe, the new...


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South West Regional Cancer Program
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