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Colorectal cancer screening needed

Muffy Truscott beat the odds, but the 58-year-old Regina woman said nobody should gamble with their health when it comes to colorectal cancer. Truscott,...

Third annual web report evaluate Ontario’s cancer system

Results of the 2007 Cancer System Quality Index - an online report that tells us how Ontario's cancer system is performing - shows that...

A picture is worth a thousand lives – or more

With an aging population and increased incidence of different types of cancer, early detection and treatment of this silent killer is critical. And while...

Ontario politicians see health care through nurses’ eyes during National Nursing Week

Nearly 40 Ontario politicians, including the leaders of all three political parties and the Health Minister, will get a dose of the realities facing...

New CT colonography technique gets the nod from patients

Exiting a CT examination room in early May, Norman Alexander surprised even himself. Minutes after receiving his first CT colonography at St. Michael's Hospital,...

21st century cancer images lead to more effective treatments

The first x-ray picture was taken by the physicist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen in 1895. He produced an image of his wife's hand, clearly showing...

Dr. John Lewis awarded prestigious NCIC Grant

Combining innovative scientific research with a passion for helping others, Lawson Health Research Institute scientist, Dr. John Lewis, has dedicated himself to finding out...

New diagnostic equipment at CKHA helps in fight against breast cancer

Building upon earlier investments in mammography, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance's Diagnostic Imaging Department today unveiled its newest ally in the fight against breast cancer. Two...

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