• In 2012
    142 of the approximately 424,000 individuals who had a colonoscopy were admitted to hospital with a perforation within seven days of that colonoscopy
  • Over 10,000
    PET/CT scans were performed in Ontario in 2013
  • In 2013
    47.8% of patients accessing Diagnostic Assessment Programs knew who to ask or where to go when they had questions about their health problems or tests
  • 87%
    of chemotherapy visits are being supported by CPOE in 2012
  • In 2012
    43% of breast cancer patients and 46% of colon cancer patients visited the emergency department after adjuvant chemotherapy
  • 36,000
    patients were discussed at Multidisciplinary Cancer Conferences in 2013
  • In 2013
    57% of radiation treatments were reviewed by a peer radiation oncologist
  • In 2014
    86% of patients surveyed strongly agreed or somewhat agreed that their ESAS scores were taken into account by a healthcare provider when planning their care
  • 84%
    of colorectal cancer patients diagnosed in 2010 received a surveillance colonoscopy within 18 months of surgery
  • 42%
    of cancer patients visit emergency in the last 2 weeks of life
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By Patient Journey

button for primary care
button for recovery survivorship
button for prevention button for screening button for diagnosis button for treatment
End-Of-Life Care
Psychosocial and Palliative Care
Click the graphic above to explore the CSQI through the patient journey.

Text description of the Cancer Journey diagram

The figure is a flow chart with 6 square boxes linked by arrows, and two rectangular boxes spanning the square boxes.

  1. Prevention
    1. forward to Screening
  2. Screening
    1. forward to Diagnosis
  3. Diagnosis
    1. forward to Treatment
  4. Treatment
    1. forward to Recovery/Survivorship
    2. forward to End-of-Life Care
  5. Recovery/Survivorship
    1. backward to Treatment
  6. End-of-Life Care
  7. Primary Care
    1. Spans all parts of the cancer journey (boxes 1 through 6)
  8. Psychosocial and Palliative Care
    1. Spans Diagnosis, Treatment, Recovery/Survivorship and End-of-Life Care