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Relief available for chemo-induced nausea and vomiting

Nausea and vomiting due to cancer treatment are two of the most dreaded side effects of chemotherapy for many patients and their care providers. The good news is that steps can be taken to prevent and manage these unpleasant and potentially serious symptoms.

Ontario Cancer Plan: A message of hope

A quick glance at cancer statistics can be quite sobering: Nearly one out of every two people in Ontario will develop cancer in their lifetime, and the number of new cancer diagnoses continues to rise every year.

6 lesser-known ways to reduce cancer risk

Many people think cancer isn’t in their power to control. They’re convinced it’s all a matter of “bad genes” — or just plain bad luck.

While it’s true you can’t change some risk factors like your age or family history, research has shown there are many things you can do to lower your cancer risk.

Quitting smoking, being physically active and eating a healthy diet, for example, have all been associated with reducing the risk of developing various types of cancer.

Towards healthier workplaces: The importance of researching occupational cancer

We spend an average of one-third of our waking hours at work, so it's important that our workplaces are safe and free from hazards.

But for many Ontarians, that isn’t always the case.

Occupational health and safety efforts often focus on preventing industrial accidents and other traumatic incidents. These are important efforts, but other exposures in the workplace can also lead to serious long-term health concerns.

Welcome to the new CCO websites

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.

They aim to give you an improved experience, but still have everything you have come to expect from us, as well as a new and expanded focus on all of our operations.

This site has a cancer focus, with information such as guidelines, drug formulary and information about our cancer programs. You'll find:

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