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Keeping dreams alive

David Kissoon discovered a passion for dance early in life. Though he chose to be a lawyer, David also pursued professional training in ballroom...

JCC pilots new cervical cancer screening program linked with CytoBase

A simple test can save many women from a preventable cancer. The Pap test, used for cervical screening, is the most successful screening tool...

Canadian cancer organizations unveil first ever breast cancer patient charter

In Canada, it is estimated that 22,200 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, making it the most prevalent cancer among Canadian...

Dr. Marla Shapiro on becoming a patient

When you hear the name Dr. Marla Shapiro most think; respected Canadian doctor, medical consultant for CTV News, host of Balance TV or columnist...

Credit Valley’s Regional Renal Program

Maureen has been coming to The Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga for renal dialysis for five years. The treatment she has been receiving has...

Southlake’s Thoracic Program delivers quality care closer to home

Cancer. Few other words have the power to leave people quite so shaken, frightened and angry. Few other illnesses carry equivalent fears of both...

Hemodialysis exercise pilot proving a success

Excitement fills the air in the Dialysis Unit at the Saint John Regional Hospital as both patients and health-care professionals witness the changes beginning...

Transplant gives family the gift of life

An accident nearly stole Jay Robertson's life. And, a tragedy gave it back to him. Four years ago the then 10-year-old boy was clinging...

Fighting to win

If there's a hospital in Ottawa, Kevin Cabey has likely spent time there. If there's a method of dialysis - he's likely experienced that...

Humber River patient takes nocturnal dialysis on the road

Nothing is going to stop Carole Evans from travelling the world. Not even the fact that she needs continuous hemodialysis treatment to stay alive. "I...

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