• 2,300 women
    women were determined to be at high risk for breast cancer by the High Risk Screening Program in Ontario in 2015
  • 86%
    of cancer patients saw a registered dietitian at a regional cancer centre within 14 days of referral in 2016
  • 71%
    of stage III colon cancer patients received chemotherapy within 60 days of after surgery in 2014
  • 86%
    of all cancer surgery patients received their consult within the recommended wait time in 2016, and 87% received their surgery within the recommend wait time
  • Over 43,000
    patients were discussed at comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer conferences (MCCs) in fiscal year 2016/2017
  • About 13%
    of patients who undergo lung, prostate and colorectal surgery have an unplanned hospital visit following surgery
  • 79%
    of breast cancer patients had a guideline-recommended mammogram in the first follow-up year
  • 74%
    of colorectal cancer patients diagnosed in 2013 had a surveillance colonoscopy within 18 months of surgery
  • Over 100
    patient and family advisors, who vary by their type of cancer and experiences, represent diverse regions and work with Cancer Care Ontario to ensure a person-centred cancer system
  • 383,023
    unique patients were screened for symptom severity using Your Symptoms Matter – General Symptoms (YSM-General) in 2016
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By Quality Dimension

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Avoiding, preventing, and ameliorating adverse outcomes or injuries caused by healthcare management. (Source: OECD/Baker)

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Providing care and ensuring health status does not vary in quality because of personal characteristics (gender, ethnicity, geographic location, socioeconomic status, age). (Source: IOM)

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Providing services based on scientific knowledge to all who could benefit. (Source: IOM)

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Coordinating health services across the various functions, activities and operating units of a system. (Source: Gillies et al.)

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Making health services available in the most suitable setting in a reasonable time and distance. (Source: Alberta HQC)

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Optimally using resources to achieve desired outcomes. (Source: Alberta HQC)

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Providing care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values, and ensuring that patient values guide all clinical decisions. (Source: IOM)