What Are We Up To?

Rethink your Drinking campaign poster
January 9, 2018

What was in your glass when you toasted in the New Year matters more than you may think. That’s because when it comes to alcohol, the more you drink, the higher the risk of cancer. The Middlesex-...

Grandma and child with Christmas tree
December 18, 2017

The holidays can be a stressful time. Add to that the demands of treatment and cancer fatigue, and holidays can become overwhelming. Many people with cancer face uncertainties as the holidays...

Photo of Heather Mayer
October 26, 2017

“You have cancer.” Those words are inevitably followed by a wave of strong emotions and a torrent of thoughts. They are also usually followed with the beginnings of a treatment plan and/or next steps...

October 16, 2017

What started with a simple two month check-up for her infant son ended in a drastic change to the course of Kelsey Ramsden’s life. During the appointment she was informed by her doctor that she was...

Photo of the cover of the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario report
October 4, 2017

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 cancer-causing hazards in the...

October 2, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the South West Regional Cancer Program, in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario is encouraging women ages 50-74 to talk to their healthcare provider about...


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