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Resources for Primary Care Providers
 

We are offering certified courses online to better serve the healthcare community – all of which are free and accessible anytime, anywhere.
This site offers credits for courses on Cancer Screening, as well as Aboriginal Relationship and Cultural Competency.

Please visit the e-learning site.

Physician-linked correspondence
A proven way to get more of your patients screened for cancer.

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Primary Care Providers are supported in providing prevention, screening and cancer care through guidelines and other tools developed by Cancer Care Ontario, Regional Cancer Programs, and partner organizations. Resources outlined below can be accessed at:

Physician linked correspondence


Cancer Screening

Cancer Screening Toolkit for Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs) 2017/18

Breast Screening

Cervical Screening

Colorectal Screening

Lung Screening

Prostate Screening Position Statement and Supporting Documents

Referrals – when to refer, with algorithms
Diagnostic Assessment Program - manage and coordinate diagnostic care
Follow-up care for Cancer Survivors
Symptom Management and Palliative Care – from diagnosis onward
  • ESAS (Edmonton Symptom Assessment System)
    A valid and reliable assessment tool to screen for the intensity of nine common symptoms experienced by cancer patients: pain, tiredness, nausea, depression, anxiety, drowsiness, appetite, well-being and shortness of breath. The score guides symptom management.

 

 

 

Questions?
Contact us at primarycare@cancercare.on.ca or 1-866-662-9233.
Last modified: Tue, Feb 28, 2017
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