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Colon Cancer Screening is Worth the Conversation

Start the conversation about colon cancer screening with family and friends. That’s the advice of Dr. Nicole Zavagnin, as Colon Cancer Awareness Month kicks off today. Dr. Zavagnin is the Regional Primary Care Lead for Cancer Care Ontario at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre....

The Northern Cancer Fund Partners with Screw Cancer™

Starting today, you can screw cancer and give hope in your community by purchasing the Screw Cancer™ screwdriver in support of the Northern Cancer Fund. The Screw Cancer™ campaign is partnering with the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation, as well as Prostate Cancer Canada, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation (Hamilton, ON), the Northern Cancer Foundation (Sudbury, ON), and...

Employee Gifts Celebrated at Luncheon

Staff at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute and Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation were celebrated today at a recognition luncheon for their contribution to world-class healthcare, but perhaps not in the way one would expect....

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Legion Sees Value in Camera

Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 5 has an almost constant presence at the Hospital, with a long history of giving to a variety of departments. Most recently they chose to support the appeal for a new Retinal Imaging Camera in the Lions Vision Care Centre....

10 Tips to Help You Successfully Complete Your FOBT Kit

The ColonCancerCheck fecal occult blood test (FOBT) kit is Ontario’s colon cancer screening test for men and women between the ages of 50 and 74 years who have no first-degree family history (i.e. parent, sibling, child) of colon cancer....