News releases from Cancer Care Nova Scotia (Page 3)

Colon Cancer Prevention Program Expands to

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

CANCER CARE N.S.--Colon Cancer Prevention Program Expands to Pictou County Health Authority

Lecture to Discuss Talking to Children about Cancer

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Talking to Children about Cancer: When a Parent or a Grandparent has Cancer, is the topic of the next Cancer Answers lecture Tuesday, Nov. 9.

Lecture to Discuss Coping After Cancer Treatment

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

After Cancer Treatment, Then What? is the topic of the next Cancer Answers lecture Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Colon Cancer Prevention Program Expands to Annapolis Valley Health

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

More Nova Scotians will have access to a home screening kit for colon cancer as the Colon Cancer Prevention Program expands to Annapolis Valley Health.

Web-based Tool to Improve Cancer Patient Care

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia cancer patients will receive improved care as a result of a web-based tool to enhance the quality and consistency of surgical reporting.

Excellence Award Winners Celebrated

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

The recipients of the annual Excellence Awards in leadership, innovation, and patient care were announced today, June 7, by Cancer Care Nova Scotia.

Lecture to Discuss Cancer and Emotional Distress

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer and Emotional Distress is the topic of the next Cancer Answers lecture Tuesday, May 25.

Chief Medical Director Appointed for Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

As part of the commitment to make health care better for Nova Scotia families, the province has appointed Dr. Carman Giacomantonio as chief medical director of Cancer Care Nova Scotia.

Lecture to Discuss Benefits, Side Effects of Radiation Therapy

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Note: A list of sites where the lecture will be available by video conference follows this release.

Engaging Family Health Providers to Improve Cancer Care

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

More than 150 family health-care providers and cancer specialists will gather in Halifax on Friday, April 23, to discuss cancer prevention, treatment and care. The one-day symposium is hosted by Cancer Care Nova Scotia and Doctors Nova Scotia.

Programme de prévention du cancer du côlon maintenant offert dans la régie South West

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Le programme de prévention du cancer de côlon est maintenant offert dans la régie South West, ce qui constitue un pas de plus vers l'accès à une trousse de dépistage du cancer du côlon à domicile pour tous les Néo-Écossais de la province.

Colon Cancer Prevention Program Expands to South West Health

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Providing Nova Scotians across the province with access to a home screening kit for colon cancer is another step closer as the Colon Cancer Prevention Program expands to South West Health.

Public Lecture Discusses Long-term Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Long-term Side Effects of Chemotherapy – The Road Less Travelled, will be hosted by Cancer Care Nova Scotia on Tuesday, April 13, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Royal Bank Lecture Theatre at the Halifax Infirmary. It will be available by video conference at 20 sites across the province.

2010 Excellence Awards Announced

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia is inviting nominations for its 2010 Excellence Awards, which recognize leadership, innovative practice and excellence in patient care for Nova Scotia cancer patients and families.

Preventing Cancer: Reducing Environmental Risk Lecture Series Set

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians can learn ways to help reduce environmental risks and prevent cancer at the latest session of the Cancer Answers lecture.

Excellence Award Recipients Announced

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia announced today, June 23, the recipients of its inaugural Excellence Awards in leadership, innovation, patient care and pioneer excellence.

Public Lecture, Colon Cancer Prevention Program

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians will have information to help prevent colon cancer and find it earlier when treatment is more effective after a public lecture hosted by Cancer Care Nova Scotia on Tuesday, May 12.

Symposium for the Future of Cancer and Chronic Disease Prevention in Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Public health professionals, health charities, researchers and representatives from across the province will gather to lay the groundwork for the future of cancer and chronic disease prevention in Nova Scotia.

Colon Cancer Prevention Program Launched

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia launched a provincewide screening program for colon cancer today, March 25.

Public Lecture Will be Held on Spirituality and Cancer

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

The role of hope and spirituality in the treatment of cancer will be examined in a lecture hosted by Cancer Care Nova Scotia on Tuesday, April 7.