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Just the facts: Answering your questions about cervical screening

Joan Murphy
Dr. Joan Murphy
Clinical Lead
Ontario Cervical Screening Program

Are you up to date on your cervical screening?

Guidelines ensure consistent high-quality care across the province

Dr. Leta Forbes
Dr. Leta Forbes, Medical Oncologist
Provincial Head, Systemic Treatment Program
Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario)

Connecting care, 24/7

Julia A.
Julia A.

When Julia A. attended a patient education session about starting chemotherapy, one of the most important pieces of information she received was the phone number for an after-hours tele-nursing service.

Easing cancer’s burden on mental health

In any given year, one in five Canadians will suffer from a mental health problem. For people living with cancer and their families, the risk is significantly higher.

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.

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