What Are We Up To?

Photo of Corinne with her dog
October 1, 2019

One in eight women is expected to develop breast cancer during her lifetime. Corinne Roos did not think she would be the one.   It came just one day after losing her 13-year old German...

Photo of FIT test
June 24, 2019

Getting checked for colon cancer just got easier with the introduction of the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) in Ontario. FIT is available freely across the province through Cancer Care Ontario’s...

photo of women linking arms
May 28, 2019

Each year in May, we take extra time to celebrate the women who make a significant impact on our lives. We pamper them, recognize and celebrate their strengths, and shower them with love and...

Photo of leaders at STEGH mammography suite opening
April 8, 2019

On April 3, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) celebrated the opening of their second mammography suite, with a public celebration and ribbon cutting. STEGH’s current Mammography Unit has...

photo of two people riding bicycles
March 7, 2019

Are you or is someone you love over 50? Then it might be time to pick up an at-home screening test for colon cancer. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and the South West Regional Cancer Program...

Graphic of the earth with the words World Cancer Day above it
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...


media inquiries

Sara Wilson
Publicity and Promotions Specialist
South West Regional Cancer Program
519-685-8500 ext. 71826