Archive for: cancer

A Man’s Story: Prostate Cancer in the Aboriginal Community

A Man’s Story: Prostate Cancer in the Aboriginal Community

Facilitated by Prostate Cancer Canada and its Network in Thunder Bay, “A Man’s Story” is a video on prostate cancer in the Aboriginal community in Ontario, and the importance of its early detection and treatment.

Cancer Care Ontario – Improving Health Equity for First Nations, Inuit and Métis People: Ontario’s Aboriginal Cancer Strategy II

Cancer Care Ontario – Improving Health Equity for First Nations, Inuit and Métis People: Ontario’s Aboriginal Cancer Strategy II

This paper examines the incidence of cancer among First Nations, Inuit and Métis people in Ontario, and addresses the social determinants contributing to this health inequity.

Inuit Cancer Glossary

Inuit Cancer Glossary

Available in English and 5 Inuktitut dialects, this glossary helps to improve communication and understanding of cancer terms. Inuit and health service providers are encouraged to use this glossary of terms.

 
 
Smoking interventions

The effectiveness of smoking interventions

This infographic shows the success rates of various tools/treatments for tobacco dependence.

Smoking cessation infographic

Research data visualized

Recent research shows smokers lose a full decade of productive, healthy life. Because the risks are big, the benefits of quitting are also big.

Dr. Mike & Dr. Prabhat Jha

Coffee with Dr. Mike Evans and Dr. Prabhat Jha

This episode, Dr. Mike interviews Dr. Prabhat Jha, Director at the Centre for Global Health Research at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, about his thoughts around smoking cessation.

 
 
Dr. Peter Selby

Quitting is a process, not an event

“People relapse because of the way cigarettes ingrain themselves in their minds.” Dr. Peter Selby, Chief of the Addictions Division at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto.

Dr. Andrew Pipe in office

Dr. Pipe’s top five things patients need to know

Dr. Andrew Pipe, Chief of the Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, shares his top five things patients should know about quitting smoking.

Smoking cessation playlist

Smoking awareness campaigns

There are roughly 1 billion smokers in the world, according to the World Health Organization. Choose a video to watch smoking cessation campaigns from governments and non-profits around the world to see how they’re working to bring that number down.

 
 
TEACH program logo

Training Enhancement in Applied Cessation Counselling and Health (TEACH)

The TEACH Project is a Knowledge Translation initiative developed at the Centre for Addition and Mental Health designed to build interprofessional capacity in evidence-based tobacco dependence treatment among Ontario practitioners.

Engaging Emerging Leaders in Cancer Control (E2C2)

Carleton student leaders tackle tobacco on campus

It’s about spreading the message that our day-to-day choices in life can have a huge impact on our long-term health.

Dr. Andrew Pipe

We can do better

“I continue to be amazed that many clinicians still view smoking as a habit. It is not a habit.” Dr. Andrew Pipe, Chief of the Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa.