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Cancer Care Ontario Blog
Andrea Crespo
Culture & Careers

How Andrea Crespo's pharmacy expertise helps to transform the health system

CCO Blog Team
What do you do when you're interested in medicine but can’t handle blood and guts? For Andrea Crespo, the answer was to become a pharmacist.Crespo's pharmacy degree ...
Apr 3, 2018
Our Partners and the System

Birthday greetings include an invitation to start colon cancer screening

Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Cancer Program
For many of us, birthdays mean scrumptious cake, glowing candles, gifts and greeting cards. If you’ve just turned 50, those birthday greetings will also include a ...
Mar 26, 2018
Dr. Bill Evans
Insights & Perspectives

Why it’s so important to quit smoking when you have cancer

Dr. Bill Evans
If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer or had a loved one receive this news, you know that it can be quite overwhelming. There are often multiple clinic visits and ...
Mar 12, 2018
Person-centred care year in review
Our Partners and the System

Making person-centred care a reality across Ontario

CCO Blog Team
Patients are at the heart of what we do at CCO. This focus on person-centred care helps drive every decision we make.It can be seen in system-level programs and ...
Feb 21, 2018
Insights & Perspectives

New cancer statistics: Better outcomes, but increasing need in Ontario

Michael Sherar
This year, more than 90,000 people in Ontario will discover they have cancer. Approximately one in two Ontarians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their ...
Jan 25, 2018
Human Touch Awards recipients
Our Partners and the System

Human Touch Awards recipients go the extra mile in cancer care

CCO Blog Team
A young patient of Dr. Michael Lock received some terrible news.Already on the liver transplant list for a non-cancerous ailment, the patient had been ...
Nov 6, 2017
Our Work

Welcome to the new CCO websites

CCO Blog Team
Our websites have been completely redesigned to be mobile-friendly, accessible to everyone and to make it as easy as possible for you to quickly find what you need. ...
Nov 6, 2017
Insights & Perspectives

"Why me?" Population-based approaches for a personal question

Michael Sherar
One of the most memorable letters I have ever received as president and CEO of CCO was from the wife of a man with stage 4 cancer. The question underlying her ...
Nov 5, 2017