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Ovarian Cancer -2005

Category:LEGISLATION
Sub-Category:HEALTH ISSUES
Resolution Number:100.80.28
Club:Trenton & District
Year:2005
Status:Open
Reaffirmed:
Comments:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Ontario urge the Province of Ontario, through the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care, to increase and continually find the medical research specifically intended for a more definitive testing process for the early detection of ovarian cancer;
FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Ontario urge the Government of Ontario and specifically the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care to increase awareness o f the public and medical profession on the importance of early detection of ovarian cancer for long term survival;
FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Ontario urge the Government of Ontario and specifically the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care to increase the medical profession and public awareness of the CA 125 blood test as one of the screening tests for Ovarian Cancer;
FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Ontario urges the Government of Ontario and specifically the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to institute and wholly fund a CA 124 blood test t be included into a physical examination of a women deemed to be high risk (including a genetic disposition of cancer) and/or symptomatic of ovarian cancer.



 

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