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New vaccine may be the answer to eradicating cervical cancer

Dr. Lucy Gilbert, a gynecological oncologist at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), is part of an international clinical team that is testing a...

Music by and for people living with cancer

Music soothes the troubled spirit. This simple truth, familiar to us all, is what drove Wellspring, a network of cancer support centres, to commission...

Clinical trials — providing hope for tomorrow

Thirteen months ago, Ruth Rogers was given less than a year to live. Living with advanced stage colon cancer, Ruth had exhausted all standard...

Afraid of the dentist chair?

Sitting in the dentist chair may make some uneasy, but regular dental appointments can be a lifesaver. Just ask Noreen Crifo, who is here...

Men are from Mars…

More than 18,000 Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year - 4,300 will die from it. "When it comes to health, men...

New data suggests positive benefits in switching treatment for breast cancer patients

New data presented at a major international breast cancer conference1 indicate that post-menopausal women with early breast cancer who have their adjuvant therapy changed...

New findings show prostate cancer can be prevented

A great deal of interesting and exciting news concerning a study about prostate cancer prevention has recently been made public. Results from the...

Battling cancer gives new perspective on life

Josh McGonegal is a fifteen-year-old cancer patient at McMaster Children's Hospital and the Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre. He has recently completed his cancer treatments...

Take Back the Breast

The Breast of Canada (BoC) calendar was created as an awareness-raising, educational tool for women. Now in its third year of publication, the 2004...

Therapeutic Touch a vital

In the world of Oncology, where pain, fear, anxiety and loneliness loom large, one of the commonly accepted modalities currently used in health-care institutions...

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