Blog Posts for Our Work
Reducing barriers to cancer screening for trans and non-binary peopleDr. Ed Kucharski
Dr. Edward KucharskiAmong the many healthcare challenges facing trans and non-binary people, cancer poses a multi-edge threat. Not only are trans and non-binary ...
Nov 26, 2019
Just the facts: Answering your questions about cervical screeningCCO Blog Team
Dr. Joan MurphyClinical LeadOntario Cervical Screening ProgramAre you up to date on your cervical screening?The Ontario Cervical Screening Program recommends going ...
Oct 15, 2019
Guidelines ensure consistent high-quality care across the provinceDr. Leta Forbes
Dr. Leta Forbes, Medical OncologistProvincial Head, Systemic Treatment ProgramOntario Health (Cancer Care Ontario)Reactions to the injection of certain cancer ...
Sep 23, 2019
Connecting care, 24/7CCO Blog Team
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 ...
Sep 11, 2019
Easing cancer’s burden on mental healthColleen Fox
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 ...
Aug 9, 2019
Relief available for chemo-induced nausea and vomitingKathy Vu
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 ...
Jul 8, 2019
Same place, new test: Ontario launches a new at-home test to check for colorectal cancerDr. Catherine Dubé
Dr. Catherine DubéClinical Lead, ColonCancerCheckCancer Care OntarioI recently saw a woman in my practice who had colorectal cancer (commonly called ‘colon’ cancer ...
Jun 21, 2019
Ontario Cancer Plan: A message of hopeArlene H.
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 ...
Jun 17, 2019
6 lesser-known ways to reduce cancer riskCCO 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
Towards healthier workplaces: The importance of researching occupational cancerCCO 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
Welcome to the new CCO websitesCCO 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
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