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News & Media for March 2017

ASCO and Cancer Care Ontario Update Guideline on Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and Cancer Care Ontario today issued a joint clinical practice guideline update on brachytherapy (internal ...
Mar 26, 2017

Study Provides Insights for Targeted Cancer Prevention in Erie St. Clair

A study led by a team based out of Cancer Care Ontario in partnership with Lambton Public Health has found elevated rates of tobacco smoking and excess body ...
Mar 14, 2017

Fluorouracil Injection, BP (5-fluorouracil) 5 g / 100 mL

Risk of Breach in Sterility and/or Exposure due to Vial Breakage or Leakage, In light of the current reported shortage of this drug, and as an interim measure, Health Canada facilitated the release of 3608 vials of FLUOROURACIL on March 6, ...
Mar 7, 2017

When Caught Early, Colon Cancer Is More Likely to Be Treated Successfully

Colon Cancer Is Among the Most Common Cause of Cancer Death in Ontarians, March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Cancer Care Ontario is encouraging Ontarians to get checked with a safe and painless take-home test. When caught early, 9 ..., “Many people don’t realize that colon cancer may be present in the body for a long time before it causes physical symptoms. The role of screening is to catch the ...
Mar 1, 2017

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