News releases from Cancer Care Nova Scotia (Page 2)

Lecture to Discuss Connection Between Diet and Cancer

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

The connection between diet and cancer is the topic of the next Cancer Answers lecture, on Tuesday, May 21.

Lecture to Discuss Cancer-related Sleep Issues

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Coping with cancer-related sleep issues is the topic of the next Cancer Answers lecture, on Tuesday, April 16.

Extending Tamoxifen Use Beneficial for Some Breast Cancer Survivors

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia is recommending breast cancer survivors and their doctors discuss extending the use of the drug Tamoxifen from five to 10 years.

Nominations Excellence Awards Now Open

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia (CCNS) is calling for nominations for its 2013 Excellence Awards.

Lecture to Discuss Cancer-related Fatigue

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer-related fatigue is the topic of the next Cancer Answers lecture Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Halifax.

Cancer Lecture to Discuss Life After Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

If You're Not Living, You're Dying is the title of the next Cancer Answers lecture Thursday, Oct. 18, in Sydney.

Life After Cancer Treatment

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Capital Heath is offering an education session to help empower Nova Scotians who recently completed cancer treatment.

Awards Recognize Cancer Health Professionals, Volunteers

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia will recognize a surgeon who is a leader, advocate and promoter of colon cancer prevention and screening; a social worker committed to helping patients get help for expensive cancer medications; a research lab using zebrafish to find better treatments for cancer; and a cancer survivor committed to helping other patients.

Lecture to Discuss Colorectal Cancer

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Colorectal Cancer: Screening, Diagnosis, Treatment and Followup is the topic of the next Cancer Answers public lecture.

Lecture to Discuss Leukemia and Lymphoma

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Supports for patients living with leukemia and lymphoma is the topic of the next Cancer Answers public lecture.

Nominations for Excellence Awards

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia is calling for nominations for its 2012 Excellence Awards.

Screening Before Symptoms Key to Finding Colon Cancer Early

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Forty-three per cent of Nova Scotians wrongly believe people should only be screened for cancer after they have symptoms, according to a survey released today, Feb. 2, by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer.

Lecture to Discuss Women, Cancer and Sexuality

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Women, cancer and sexuality is the topic of the next Cancer Answers lecture Tuesday, Nov. 15.

Board Chair Appointed

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Heather Hogg is the new chair of Cancer Care Nova Scotia's advisory board of directors.

Lecture to Discuss Brain Fog

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Brain fog, the term used to describe learning changes associated with cancer treatment, is the topic of the next Cancer Answers lecture Thursday, Sept. 22.

Research Award Will Enhance Understanding of Leukemia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Finding new and better ways to treat childhood leukemia and ease the burden on patients and their families is the impetus behind Dr. Jason Berman's research.

Colon Cancer Prevention Program Available Provincewide

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

A program that prevents colon cancer and finds it early when treatment is most effective is now available provincewide.

Lecture to Discuss Men, Cancer and Sexuality

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Men, Cancer and Sexuality, is the topic of the next Cancer Answers lecture Tuesday, April 5.

Call for Nominations for Excellence Awards

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia is calling for nominations for its 2011 Excellence Awards.

Colon Cancer Prevention Program Now Available in Cumberland County Health Authority

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians living in Cumberland County will now have access to a home screening kit for early detection of colon cancer.