News Releases

Saskatchewan Cancer Patient Making Strikes for Multiple Myeloma Awareness March 13, 2023

"Our government is please to join provinces across the country in raising awareness about Multiple Myeloma and promoting education about this rare and incurable cancer"

Revolutionary CAR T Therapy Now Available for Patients with Specific Cancers in Saskatchewan February 21, 2023

“We are pleased to now offer this revolutionary CAR T therapy in Saskatchewan, so that patients no longer need to travel out of province to take advantage of this potentially life-saving treatment,”

Healthy Future Sask Launch February 1, 2023

"Adding Saskatchewan to this major research project is an opportunity to be a part of creating a legacy with wide-ranging impacts for generations to come."

Saskatchewan Cancer Agency Announces New President and CEO October 19, 2022

"Having a leader with her experience, dedication and compassion, the future of cancer care in Saskatchewan is in good hands."

Breast Cancer Screening Bus Campaign Launch October 3, 2022

"A new mammorgaphy bus will allow us to continue to reach populations in rural and surrounding communities to improve breast cancer outcomes."

Medical Oncologist Training Program July 27, 2022

For the first time in Saskathewan's history, medical residents interested in cancer care will have the oppportunity to train at home. 

Cancer Agency Awarded Exemplary Accreditation Standing March 10, 2022

Saskatchewan residents can be sure to receive high‐quality care and support from the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency (Cancer Agency). The Cancer Agency received its first Exemplary Standing for safety and quality from Accreditation Canada. This is the highest achievement a health care organization can receive.

Cancer Agency First In Canada To Use New Treatment For Brain Tumours August 26, 2021

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency (SCA) is implementing a new tool for treating metastatic brain cancer, marking an important milestone in cancer care. This month, the SCA treated the first patient in Canada using the HyperArc stereotactic radiosurgery system.

Upcoming Enhancements To Cervical Screening Program August 12, 2021

People in Saskatchewan will soon have access to enhanced cervical cancer screening with upcoming changes to the Screening Program for Cervical Cancer. The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency (SCA), in collaboration with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), is pleased to announce the move from conventional Pap testing to liquid based cytology for cervical cancer screening.

World Cancer Day Reminds Us That Cancer Touches Everyone February 4, 2021

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency and its fundraising partner, the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan are dedicated to providing and supporting the very best in patient treatment, care, education, awareness and research to improve patient outcomes in our province.

Saskatchewan Cancer Agency and Métis Nation–Saskatchewan Sign Memorandum of Understanding January 21, 2021

Today the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency and the Métis Nation–Saskatchewan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together and address Métis people‘s experiences with cancer. 

Saskatchewan Cancer Agency Establishes New Gynecological Oncology Program June 19, 2019

Gynecologic cancer patients in Saskatchewan will soon have improved access to care.

Cutting-edge Cancer Research Receives Triple Grant Funding March 7, 2018

Dr. Franco Viceacoumar, Research Scientist at the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency received three grants recently from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

First Nation Student Art Brings Hope, Courage and Strength for Cancer Patients - May 2, 2017

Patients and visitors at the Allan Blair Cancer Centre will find inspiration in artwork, thanks to the efforts of grade 12 students from Ochapowace First Nation. With the guidance of artist and Elder Michael Lonechild, students created a unique painting aimed at providing a more pleasant experience for patients waiting for their cancer treatment.

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