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New recommendations seek to improve the quality of pathology practice

This marks Canada’s first effort to develop a framework of quality recommendations for interpretive pathology On International Pathology Day, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is releasing recommendations to improve the quality of interpretive pathology practice in Canada. The Pan-Canadian Quality Assurance Recommendations aim to enhance patient safety by promoting better and more consistent pathology quality […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2016904 Views

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Lung cancer guidelines recommend screening for Canada’s deadliest cancer

  Lung cancer guidelines recommend screening for Canada’s deadliest cancer New recommendations suggest screening with low-dose CT scan for high-risk populations should take place in controlled environments March 7, 2016 (Toronto) – A new guideline on screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT technology presents a new opportunity for the control of lung cancer – […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 20161431 Views

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First Nations, Inuit, Métis cancer control partners gather in St. John’s

First Nations, Inuit, Métis cancer control partners gather in St. John’s for the exchange of ideas and knowledge of work in the First Nations, Inuit and Métis cancer control community at Cancer Control Forum October 8, 2015 (St. John’s) – Partners addressing priority cancer control gaps with and for First Nations, Inuit, Métis communities across […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 20151729 Views

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National Poll Shows Cancer Strategy a Priority for Canadians

National Poll Shows Cancer Strategy a Priority for Canadians February 4, 2015 (Toronto) – Canadians overwhelmingly support a national strategy to reduce the burden of cancer, saying the plan should prioritize providing timely access to cancer treatments, timely and effective access to cancer screening and spreading the use of effective prevention techniques. “Working together on […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 20151754 Views

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Report offers baseline to measure improvements in cancer control for Métis in Canada

Report offers baseline to measure improvements in cancer control for Métis in Canada 9 September 2014 (Toronto) – A new report measuring baseline data for cancer control in the Métis population in Canada shows patients, their families and caregivers face common issues in cancer care, including challenges in access to care for rural and remote […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 20141914 Views

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Report highlights the need for culturally safe cancer care in Inuit communities

Report highlights the need for culturally safe cancer care in Inuit communities Monday, April 14, 2014 – Although relatively unknown to past generations, cancer has become the second-highest cause of death in the Inuit population and is having a profound effect on patients, their families and communities. The incidence of cancer is rising and social determinants […]

by mmnationtalk on April 14, 20141731 Views

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Pan-Canadian, collaborative approach to improve the health of Canadians

New initiatives driving better health outcomes by helping to shape lifestyles to prevent cancer and chronic diseases April 9, 2014 –More than 100 organizations across Canada are uniting as partners in a series of projects designed to improve the health of Canadians by preventing chronic disease.  In phase two of the Coalitions Linking Action and Science […]

by ecnationtalk on April 9, 20141579 Views

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Eastern Health to Enhance Cancer Care for Aboriginal People in Labrador

NEWS RELEASE Eastern Health to Enhance Cancer Care for Aboriginal People in Labrador  March 11, 2014 – Happy Valley–Goose Bay, NL: Eastern Health today announced the launch of a three-year initiative entitled Journey in the Big Land, aimed at enhancing cancer care services for Labrador Inuit, Innu and members of the NunatuKavut Community Council. The […]

by ecnationtalk on March 11, 20142202 Views

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Cancer Care Initiative for Yukon First Nations

Whitehorse, YT – Cancer has been a priority for Yukon First Nations since 2007, when The Council of Yukon First Nations helped facilitate discussions about cancer and how it affects First Nations people in the Yukon Territory. The Conversations on Cancer Parts 1, 2 and 3; and the Walk a Mile in My Moccasins documents […]

by ecnationtalk on March 7, 20142636 Views

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Advancing Cancer Control for First Nations and Métis Peoples is Focus of New Partnership

  Advancing Cancer Control for First Nations and Métis Peoples is Focus of New Partnership  For the first time, the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN), the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S) and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency are all working together to advance cancer care and services for people in the province.  “In Saskatchewan the cancer journey […]

by ecnationtalk on March 6, 20142144 Views

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