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Cancer Care Ontario Blog

Blog posts for CCO Blog Team

Lauri P.
Insights & Perspectives

The power of a supportive network

CCO Blog Team
The first time Lauri P. met with her fellow patient and family advisors at Cancer Care Ontario, she was unprepared for the emotions stirred up by the encounter. ...
Mar 26, 2019
Our Work

6 lesser-known ways to reduce cancer risk

CCO Blog Team
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 ...
Feb 12, 2019
Occupational cancer research
Our Work

Towards healthier workplaces: The importance of researching occupational cancer

CCO Blog Team
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’ ...
Jan 31, 2019
Insights & Perspectives

Ieva and Malcolm: In sickness and in health

CCO Blog Team
When a couple can count their wedding anniversaries in decades, they usually have their relationship pretty well worked out. But as Malcolm and Ieva F. discovered, ...
Oct 9, 2018
Our Partners and the System

Human Touch Awards celebrate excellence in cancer care

CCO Blog Team
Passionate. Committed. Patient-focused.These are just a few of the words that have been used to describe this year’s Human Touch Award recipients in the cancer care ...
Sep 11, 2018
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
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
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