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General Task Force

Why screening guideline committees should not include ‘experts’ as voting membersHealthy Debate, February 21, 2024

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Annual evaluation: We want your feedback!

The Task Force invites you to participate in our 2023 annual evaluation! Our evaluation seeks to measure the impact and uptake of our guidelines and tools and identify new opportunities for the Task Force. We ...

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Farewell to Dr. Grad, breast cancer update and more – Winter 2023 – Issue #36

Spring 2024 for breast cancer screening update Given the volume and complexity of the evidence review for the breast cancer screening guideline update, the evidence review and modelling teams have requested more time to complete their ...

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Revised timeline for breast cancer screening update

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care would like to provide an update on its comprehensive evidence-based review of the 2018 breast cancer screening guideline. Given the volume and complexity of the workload, the evidence ...

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After 10 years, it’s au revoir

After 10 years in many roles, Dr. Roland Grad, a family doctor and associate professor, is saying goodbye to the Task Force. Dr. Grad most recently served as Interim Co-Chair of the Task Force with Dr. ...

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2023 Breast cancer screening – October update

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care is aware that Ontario is lowering the age for self-referral for mammograms to 40. The Task Force is currently conducting a comprehensive evidence-based review process to update ...

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Call for Document Submission -Breast Cancer Screening Update

Call for Document Submission -Breast Cancer Screening Update We are accepting submissions of potentially relevant evidence related to breast cancer screening from the public and academic community.  To submit feedback, please click below: Go to survey

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Screening updates, clinician tools and more – July 2023 – Issue #35

New guideline: screening to prevent fragility fractures Should you screen to help reduce the risk of fragility fractures? Use a new interactive online Fragility Fracture Decision Aid for shared decision-making, part of a new guideline on screening ...

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Rural physician, nurse practitioner join Task Force

Dr. Kate Miller Family physician, Guelph, Ontario and assistant professor, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Why did you decide to join the Task Force? I joined the Task Force because it includes all the things I love outside of ...

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Great training for early career professionals

We are lucky to have two enthusiastic and experienced new fellows in 2023. Dr. Ashraf Sefin is a family physician in Cambridge, Ontario, who is passionate about preventive health and chronic disease management. Dr. Shez ...

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