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Same place, new test: Ontario launches a new test to check for colon cancer

The fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is Ontario’s recommended screening test for people at average risk for colon cancerGetting checked for colon cancer in Ontario ...
June 24, 2019

New data shows higher rates of cancer and more cancer deaths in First Nations people

Report examines 20 years of cancer statistics for First Nations people in OntarioA new report developed jointly by Cancer Care Ontario, the Chiefs of Ontario and ...
November 20, 2018

Health inequities put many Ontarians at higher risk of certain cancers

Many Ontarians facing health inequities are more likely to get certain cancers and are less likely to survive them. A new report released today by Cancer Care ...
April 4, 2018

Study finds higher incidence for several cancers among Métis adults in Canada

Canadian Métis adults also found to have poorer survival from prostate cancer TORONTO, ON (March 19, 2018) – A new study published in the Canadian Medical ...
March 19, 2018

New grant will help reduce utility costs for patients receiving home hemodialysis

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2018 – A new grant is now available for people with chronic kidney disease in Ontario who manage their hemodialysis treatment in their own homes. ...
February 9, 2018

Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation sign Relationship Protocol with Cancer Care Ontario

TORONTO, ON (Feb. 1, 2018) – Today representatives from the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation signed a Relationship Protocol with Cancer Care Ontario to ...
February 1, 2018

More than half of all cancers in 2018 will be diagnosed in people ages 60 to 79

New report from Cancer Care Ontario examines the state of cancer in OntarioTORONTO, Jan. 23, 2018 – A new report released today by Cancer Care Ontario highlights ...
January 24, 2018

Cervical Cancer is Most Often Found in Women Who Do Not Get Regular Pap Tests

October 16 to 20 is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, and Cancer Care Ontario is encouraging women to stay up-to-date with regular Pap tests. It is estimated ...
October 13, 2017

Workplace Exposures Account for a Significant Number of Cancers in Ontario: Report

A new report released today by the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) and Cancer Care Ontario has found that thousands of Ontario workers are exposed to ...
October 4, 2017

Many Ontario Women Still Not Getting Screened for Breast Cancer

Percentage of Women Ages 50 to 54 Screening for Breast Cancer has Declined Since 2013October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Cancer Care Ontario is ...
October 2, 2017

Inuit Have an Increased Risk of Cancer Due to High Smoking Rates, Low Food Security

A new report developed jointly by Cancer Care Ontario and Tungasuvvingat Inuit shows that cancer risk factors are significantly more common among Inuit in Ontario ...
September 14, 2017

Safer Cancer Care for Ontarians

Ontarians continue to see improvements to safety and quality of care within their cancer system according to the 2017 Cancer System Quality Index (CSQI), a ...
April 17, 2017


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