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Tailored breast care for recent South Asian immigrants

Dr. Ophira Ginsburg is establishing an innovative yet sustainable system in Bangladesh that uses affordable mobile phone technology to improve breast cancer screening, treatment...

How to equip a new hospital from the ground up

Building a hospital is no easy task. Ensuring the facility is fully equipped to diagnose and treat patients adds many layers of complexity. This was...

Learning from our patients, providing care in the community

Joan reached out her hand to me today, “Thank you Dr. Trinkaus, for all you’ve done.” It’s a bitter sweet accolade for the many discussions...
Olivia Santarelli and Dr. Paul Nathan, SickKids Oncologist experiment with the new “Pain Squad” Application.

New iPhone app helps kids with cancer fight pain

Every year in Canada 1,400 children are diagnosed with cancer and must not only battle the disease itself, but also the pain associated with...

First Ronald McDonald Family Room® in the GTA now open

Thanks to the new Ronald McDonald Family Room, parents with ill or premature newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Credit...

Sunnybrook imaging researchers collaborate to support cancer patients

To further improve outcomes for individuals living with cancer, the strength of research collaboration across Sunnybrook’s Odette Cancer Centre and Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI)...

Discovery of genetic pathway impacting the spread of cancer cells

One of the greatest dangers with any type of #cancer is its capacity to spread. Through the emerging fields of #DNA methylation and #epigenetics,...

Taking charge of your child’s speech and language development

When Sooriyakanthy Gnanasooriyar’s son, Ajethan, turned two years old and could not yet speak, she knew something was wrong. “He was not yet talking. He...

Power of prevention in the early years

The battle against child obesity is a high priority in Canada not only from a population health perspective, but from the health care system’s...

A transformation is under way in the world of cancer pathology reporting

Cancer Care Ontario (CCO), in partnership with more than 400 pathologists and 100 cancer treating hospitals across Ontario, has implemented a new system and...

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