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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

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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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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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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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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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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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 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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3rd Annual Cancer Care for Primary Care Conference: registration now open!
July 26, 2016

The Waterloo Regional Cancer Program and South West Regional Cancer Program are partnering again this year ...

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Save the Date! 3rd Annual Cancer Care for Primary Care Conference
May 05, 2016

The Waterloo Wellington Regional Cancer Program in partnership with the South West Regional Cancer Program invites ...

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New symptom management guides for your patients
April 25, 2016

Have you seen the new guides from Cancer Care Ontario?

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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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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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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 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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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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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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Possible Interruption of Canada Post Email Services
June 30, 2016

Update from Cancer Care Ontario about ColonCancercheck, Ontario Breast Screening Program and Ontario Cervical Screening Program

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New sun safety recommendations for Canadians
June 06, 2016

Read about new sun safety recommendations released by Cancer Care Ontario and partners across the country today.

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Many Ontario women aged 35 to 49 are overdue for a Pap test
April 11, 2016

This April, Cancer Care Ontario is encouraging women to put their health first and get screened for cervical cancer.  Almost half ...

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Mark your calendar! Advance Care Planning Day Event on April 13
April 08, 2016

In recognition of National Advance Care Planning Day on April 16, the following event has been planned in ...

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