Monthly Archives: September 2004

Scientists with University Health Network have discovered different types of leukemia stem cells that may explain why this blood-borne cancer can recur so often...

A non-invasive radiation therapy machine known as the Gamma Knife - the first ever in Ontario - will treat about 300 neuroscience patients annually...

Toronto nurse Lydia Biel was dining in a restaurant when she bit down on something that made her wince with pain. She thought it...

Canada's first patient-centred, multi-disciplinary clinic for the management of locally advanced breast cancer and inflammatory breast cancer Ð a stage three breast cancer that...

A woman's chance of beating breast cancer significantly increases if detected early through regular mammograms. Breast cancer researchers at Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre,...

Treating cancer patients with blood: Given that about one-fourth of donated blood is used to treat severe anemia in people with cancer, it's important for...

For the first time in Canada, a patient has had his prostate removed with the help of a robot. It's another first in research...

Prostate cancer is the number one cancer threat to Canadian men and their families. A man's lifetime risk of prostate cancer is one in...

North America's first Articular Surface Replacement (ASR) surgeries have been conducted at the Jewish General Hospital. In all cases, the patients were able to...

Up until now, individuals diagnosed with cancer have had to endure long, complex, and sometimes painful treatments. The new cancer therapeutic Verotoxin (VT-1)...