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New 3-D imaging platform to assist in detection of prostate cancer

For over 40 years doctors have relied on traditional, two dimensional ultrasound technology as a fundamental tool to diagnose and treat prostate cancer. Now...

State-of-the-art digital diagnostic technology and new partnership enhance care for patients

State-of-the-art x-ray equipment and a new partnership with Toronto East General Hospital are giving Providence Healthcare the diagnostic tools to improve care for its...

New network brings ‘single plan of care’ to children with multiple disabilities

Ferial and Karim Visram used to spend most of their days scheduling appointments and driving their son Kiyaan to doctor’s offices, therapy sessions, pre-school...

Telling tales: Arts in Medicine workshop helps patients and health-care staff cope with cancer

They were among 13 people who came to The Credit Valley Hospital’s Arts In Medicine workshop– a teen-aged girl whose life was blissfully uncomplicated...

Child life specialists provide special care for children and their families

We all know that injuries and illnesses are a normal part of growing up. When it comes to children who are sick, health-care providers...

Humber River Regional Hospital’s cutting-edge imaging procedure unlocking ‘frozen shoulder’

Carole Freeman is combing her hair again; this time the way she wants; and with her right hand. But that wasn’t the case a...

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