One of the more difficult pieces of being in the hospital is the distance patients have to contend with that rests between them and their home, friends and families. Now, a new partnership between KHSC and Lakeridge Health is helping to close this distance for some of our autologous stem...Read more
For women who face a breast cancer diagnosis, connecting with others who have gone through a similar experience and learning about treatment options is an important step to managing their diagnoses.
To help women with this process, the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario along with the Canadian Cancer Society have created...Read more
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Rose of Hope Tournament and, once again, the women of the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club have chosen to raise funds in support of the programs which support cancer care at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). Over the past 20 years, the...Read more
Beginning on Monday, April 30 the Burr Wing entrance on King Street will be re-opened for access. Patients, visitors and staff will be able to resume access to the Burr Wing from King Street as well do patient drop off at this entrance.
In addition, traffic flow along O'Kill Street will...Read more
Cancer treatment can help improve the quality and longevity of your life, but sometimes the treatment can have negative effects in other areas that aren’t as obvious. One area that is often overlooked is the impact it can have on a patient’s sexual health.
A clinic run out of the...Read more
When First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM) people experience culturally safe healthcare, patient experiences and outcomes are improved. This understanding is driving some exciting work at the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario to improve care for Indigenous patients and families.
“We’re working every day with our partners and patients to...Read more
Patients in Southeastern Ontario on a specific type of chemotherapy are now benefiting from a novel approach to treatment and are receiving their care closer to home.
Known as Vidaza, this injectable treatment is used for certain types of bone marrow cancers and blood cell disorders. Typically, patients on Vidaza receive it seven...Read more
If you were to run into Josh and Andrew on an ordinary day, you would find them playing basketball, playing with Andrew’s dogs or having races together to determine the fastest runner (Andrew, more often than not).
For the past while, though, life for Andrew has not been ordinary and...Read more
On the evening of Tuesday, October 17 more than 170 people gathered at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts for BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day, a special event geared to educating and informing women about their options around breast cancer treatment.
“We wanted to close the loop on...Read more
October marks Cervical Cancer Awareness week and to help bring attention to the importance of cervical cancer screening, the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario along with partners will be offering free pap smear clinics for women between the ages of 21 - 70, without the requirement of a health card...Read more
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