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‘Forever our hero’

When Kevin Heins and his father picked up their new truck they had a life changing conversation. After nearly being sideswiped by another vehicle,...

Website helps cancer patients cope with survival

Isolation and lack of support are common challenges for many patients with colorectal cancer. But a new website aims to help patients overcome these...

Technology helps connect donors and transplant hospitals in Ontario

Freedom came for 38-year-old Rizwana Ramzanali's on August 11, 2004. "When I woke up from my kidney-pancreas transplant surgery, I felt an immediate change...

Enhancing cancer care through e-tools

Patients of the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario at Kingston General Hospital have welcomed a new addition to the waiting room areas - a...

Building an environment of healing and hope

A new era of patient care was unveiled with the recent opening of the Carlo Fidani Peel Regional Cancer Centre and The Ambulatory Care...

Pilot Study Looks at a New Procedure for Locating Breast Tumours

Women undergoing breast cancer surgery may soon have the option of a more precise method of locating tumours. Radioactive seed localization allows the surgeon...

Juravinski Cancer Centre home to leading edge cancer treatment

In Fall 2004, Paul Nauman started feeling like he had heartburn after eating. Gradually, Paul felt more and more uncomfortable eating and swallowing. A...

Sunnybrook & Women’s scientist part of Canadian team working to help stop the spread...

A senior scientist at Sunnybrook & Women's is one of four principal investigators in a multidisciplinary program that has received $3.36 million to study...

Growth of oncology rehab service an indicator of need

As cancer survival rates continue to improve in Canada thanks to life-saving interventions such as surgery and chemotherapy, rehabilitation is helping to rebuild the...

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