What Are We Up To?

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February 4, 2019

Each year on February 4, people across the world unite to support a common cause and raise a collective voice on World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is an initiative of the Union for International...

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December 21, 2018

At 22 years old, Rachelle Provost didn’t anticipate taking on the role of caregiver for a parent for many years. That all changed in October when at 48 years old, her mother was diagnosed with...

November 30, 2018

A new report developed jointly by Cancer Care Ontario, the Chiefs of Ontario and ICES reveals higher rates of several cancers and poorer survival from certain cancers in First Nations people compared...

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October 14, 2018

October 15 to 19 is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, and the South West Regional Cancer Program, in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario, is encouraging women to stay up-to-date with regular...

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October 1, 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the South West Regional Cancer Program, in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario, is encouraging women between the ages of 50 and 54 to talk with their...

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September 25, 2018

The worry weighed heavily on Jennifer Murphy from the time she was in her 20s. A frightening question mark loomed large and dark. Would she or would she not get breast cancer like her mother and...

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