Cancer Care Ontario,.

Prevalence

At head of title: Ontario cancer facts Includes bibliographical references. 'Cancer prevalence is a complex measure of disease burden that is often misunderstood, yet important to consider when planning cancer policies and resources. At its most basic level, it describes the number of people in a population who have been diagnosed with cancer in a given time period and who are still alive on a given date.'--P. 1. Subject(s): Cancer - Ontario, Cancer - Ontario - Prevention, Cancer - Ontario - Planning. Archived by the Ontario Legislative Library: June 4, 2015.

Solar Ultraviolet Radiation, Radon And Fine Particulate Matter Are Largest Contributors To Environmental Burden Of Cancer In Ontario.

At head of title: Ontario cancer facts Includes bibliographical references. 'According to a new report called Environmental Burden of Cancer in Ontario, 3,540 to 6,510 new cancer cases each year in Ontario are from exposure to 23 environmental carcinogens. Over 90 per cent of these cancer cases are the result of exposure to solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation, radon and fine particulate matter.'--P. 1. Archived by the Ontario Legislative Library: Aug. 18, 2016.

Survival Improving For The Four Most Common Cancers In Ontario.

At head of title: Ontario cancer facts 'The age-standardized five-year relative survival ratio past three decades, rising from 47.6% in 1983-1987 to 62.5% in 2008-2012. This means that people diagnosed with cancer between 2008 and 2012 were estimated to be 62.5% as likely to survive for another five years as people of the same age and sex in the general population.'--Page 1. Archived by the Ontario Legislative Library: July 7, 2016.

Survival Improving For The Four Most Common Cancers In Ontario.

At head of title: Ontario cancer facts 'The age-standardized five-year relative survival ratio past three decades, rising from 47.6% in 1983-1987 to 62.5% in 2008-2012. This means that people diagnosed with cancer between 2008 and 2012 were estimated to be 62.5% as likely to survive for another five years as people of the same age and sex in the general population.'--Page 1. Archived by the Ontario Legislative Library: July 7, 2016.

Understanding regional food insecurity helps set system-level prevention priorities.

At head of title: Ontario cancer facts Includes bibliographical references. 'According to combined 2011-2013 data, the prevalence of household food insecurity varies across Ontario's 36 public health units, revealing opportunities for targeted system-level improvements in cancer prevention. Food insecurity occurs when physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet dietary needs and food preferences is compromised.'--Page 1. Subject(s): Cancer - Ontario - Prevention., Food - Safety measures.

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