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Addressing priority cancer control gaps with and for First Peoples

Addressing priority cancer control gaps with and for First Peoples First time collaborations to improve the cancer experience for patients in rural, remote and isolated communities March 6, 2014 – Today, partners from across First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations, the health sector and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer met to launch a new initiative to improve […]

by ecnationtalk on March 6, 20141982 Views

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Canadians with lower income often less likely to receive potentially life-saving cancer tests and treatments

Examining disparities in cancer control – A story of gaps, opportunities, and some successes February 13, 2014 – A new report, System Performance Special Focus Report: Examining Disparities in Cancer Control, released today uncovers potentially important disparities in the cancer care received by Canadians based on how much they earn, where they live, and if they are recent immigrants […]

by aanationtalk on February 13, 20143397 Views

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New resources highlight the need for culturally safe cancer care in First Nations communities

New resources highlight the need for culturally safe cancer carein First Nations communities December 16, 2013 – While cancer affects everyone, rates of common cancers have increased among First Nations, Inuit and Métis people in the past few decades and in some populations are now at or above those in the general Canadian population.  A […]

by mmnationtalk on December 16, 20131891 Views

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