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Canadian Cancer Society urges Canadians to learn more about cancer screening

TORONTO, June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- About 1 in 2 colorectal cancers in Canada are diagnosed after they have spread to lymph nodes or other parts of the body, even though most provinces and ... read more

Many Canadians diagnosed with colorectal cancer too late, despite availability of screening

He urges everyone to get tested. (Al Pettman/justaclick Photography) Almost half of the colorectal cancers in Canada are discovered ... Simply put, fewer Canadians would die from this disease if more ... read more

These two cancers aren’t detected early enough, and it’s costing Canadian lives

According to a new report by the Canadian Cancer Society ... know the earlier that we can detect these cancers, the more we can improve the outcomes.” “We’d encourage all Canadians to talk with their ... read more

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Study urges stool test to detect colorectal cancer

The report by the Canadian Cancer Society says ... while 9,400 Canadians died from the disease, representing 12 per cent of all cancer deaths. Simply put, fewer Canadians would die from this disease ... read more

How to prevent cancer in every decade of your life

The Canadian Cancer Society urges new homeowners ... when cancer screening really kicks in, and when people need to be more aware of their own bodies than ever - Report anything unusual to your doctor ... read more

Canadian Cancer Society report shows 65 university and college campuses in Canada are 100% smoke-free

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. When you want ... read more

Prostate tests may cause more harm than good

The Atlanta-based cancer society's new guidance released Wednesday urges ... a Canadian perspective, this is nothing new," Fleshner said. "We've always had a more sort of even-handed view of prostate ... read more

How Canada’s racial data gaps can be hazardous to your health

These facts are partly why the American College of Radiology urges black women ... are under way to produce more detailed information on ethnicity and cancer treatment and outcomes; this involves ... read more

Canadians in pain: Controls on drugs too tight, editorial says

But Flegel said chronic pain is prevalent and leads to anxiety and depression, "and we all know depression itself is associated with strokes, heart attack and cancer ... more about it than has been ... read more

Ottawa cancer survivor calls out anti-vaxxers after she contracts measles

Everything you need to know about the measles vaccination “I'm not somebody who did anything wrong,” she told CTV Ottawa. “I'm an immunocompromised cancer patient ... Health Agency of Canada urges. ... read more

Medicine’s deadly gender gap

Just as heart disease manifests itself differently in women, so does PAD, says Hirsch, whose study revealed that women with PAD, which afflicts some 800,000 Canadians, are more likely than ... ... read more

Should the wealthy be allowed to buy their way to faster health care at private clinics?

An international public awareness campaign called Choosing Wisely (the Canadian campaign launched three years ago) urges consumers to question the routine use of more than 200 tests ... people who ... read more

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