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Welcome to the cancer resource site for primary care

We are pleased to welcome you to our cancer resource website for primary care providers in Waterloo Wellington Region. We have built this site to help you gain access to information for your patients with cancer that is relevant and up-to-date.  Read more.

News & Events

Tamoxifen Drug Shortage
October 30, 2019

Memo and patient fact sheet from Cancer Care Ontario regarding the Tamoxifen Supply Status Update

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Rapid Response Program for Palliative Radiation Therapy
September 16, 2019

Grand River Regional Cancer Centre offers rapid assessment and treatment of symptomatic metastatic disease

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Free session: Cervical Screening Guidelines and Future Updates (including the Pap Test Competency Workshop)
March 21, 2019

Hurry!  Registration closes soon!  Attend the free cervical screening session on March 28, 2019.  Open to all primary ...

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Free session: Time to get FIT! For family physicians and nurse practitioners
March 21, 2019

CCO is implementing the FIT as the recommended test for average risk screening.  Are you ready?  Join Dr. Rachael Halligan ...

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Men and women encouraged to get checked regularly for colon cancer
March 01, 2018

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. The Waterloo Wellington Regional Cancer Program is reminding Waterloo ...

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It's Weedless Wednesday: Support your patients to quit smoking
January 24, 2018

This week (and every week!) is a great time to talk to your patients about the dangers of smoke, regardless of its source.

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Men and women encouraged to get checked regularly for colorectal cancer
March 01, 2017

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Waterloo Wellington ...

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Cancer Care Ontario releases update to the Ontario cervical screening guidelines
January 17, 2017

This week Cancer Care Ontario is releasing an update to the Ontario cervical screening guidelines that includes ...

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New Technology at Grand River Regional Cancer Centre Will Increase Access to Care, Reduce Wait Times
November 04, 2016

Today, Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins visited Grand River Regional Cancer Centre ...

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A Simple Pap Test Can Help Prevent Cervical Cancer
October 17, 2016

This National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, taking place from October 17 to 21, Waterloo Wellington Regional ...

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Same Place, New Test: the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is now available in Ontario
June 24, 2019

  

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FIT Webinar for PHYSICIANS from Cancer Care Ontario
May 23, 2019

 
Cancer Care Ontario is offering a series of FIT webinars ...

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One ID Changes and Accessing Your SAR Just Got Easier!
September 05, 2018

The CPSO has just made signing up for a ONE® ID account and accessing your Screening Activity Report ...

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Colorectal Screening Changes on the Horizon
March 08, 2018

The Registered Nurse Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (RNFS) screening program will be discontinued in our region on March 31, 2018.

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Many Ontario women still not getting screened for breast cancer
October 02, 2017

Regional experts encourage women between the ages of 50 and 54 to undergo screening

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Register for the Screening Summit 2017!
August 21, 2017

Changes in cancer screening will impact your practice!  Learn more at Screening Summit ...

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New report shows cancer screening participation in Waterloo Wellington region could be improved
December 07, 2016

Cancer Care Ontario releases Ontario Cancer Screening Performance Report 2016

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New Digital Mammography Service Launches in Fergus
November 17, 2016

Groves Memorial Community Hospital is pleased to offer a new digital mammography service in Fergus.

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Five reasons why you should get screened for early signs of breast cancer
October 03, 2016

Read the latest news release from the Waterloo Wellington Regional Cancer Program as we support breast cancer awareness month.

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A New Strategic Plan for Regional Cancer Services in Waterloo Wellington
September 15, 2016

The Waterloo Wellington Regional Cancer Program is proud to announce the launch of a new 2016-2019 plan for ...

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