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Nominations now open for 2016 Human Touch Awards

Recognizing compassionate individuals in healthcare Nominations are now open for the 2016 #Human Touch Awards In the field of healthcare, it is not uncommon to...

Recognizing individuals who embody person-centred care

For decades health care professionals have known about the power of human touch in people’s lives. Physically, touch can relieve pain and stress, it...

Putting patients at the helm of symptom management

Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) is completing the Systemic Therapy Ambulatory Toxicity Management (AToM) Pilot which takes a patient-centred approach to improve how treatment-related toxicities...

A guide to better health at your fingertips

For many of us, having a smartphone or tablet allows us to check our email, update our social status or even tweet a friend,...

Progress against Cancer

It’s been three years since Bluewater Health first saw an opportunity to transform its cancer program and refocus priorities on the needs of patients...

Regional “Breast” Practices developing for follow-up care

  Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) has provided funding to all regional cancer programs in the province to develop and implement a sustainable strategy to transition...

A transformation is under way in the world of cancer pathology...

Cancer Care Ontario (CCO), in partnership with more than 400 pathologists and 100 cancer treating hospitals across Ontario, has implemented a new system and...

Nurses’ navigation gets two thumbs up from cancer patient

It was the kind of picture Sue Stein would love to see from all of her cancer patients. In the photo was Art Lochead, an...

Winning Rouge Valley proposal to help prioritize patients’ surgical procedures

An innovative computer program to prioritize surgical procedures at Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) has earned the hospital a $10,000 grant from Cancer Care...

Easing the cancer journey

RNs who work as patient navigators ensure those diagnosed with cancer aren’t left feeling lost or forgotten in Ontario’s health care system. Over a year...

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