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Endoscopic ultrasounds making difference in cancer staging

Tucked away in the Endoscopic Unit of The Scarborough Hospital is a small team that is making a big difference in cancer staging using...

Regional “Breast” Practices developing for follow-up care

  Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) has provided funding to all regional cancer programs in the province to develop and implement a sustainable strategy to transition...

Life after prostate cancer

For many men, a diagnosis of prostate cancer brings the fear of the unknown and questions about what life with and after cancer will...

Expanded Family Birthing Centre offers more space and capacity to care for more moms...

The new Family Birthing Centre at St. Joseph's Health Centre is addressing the growing need for obstetrical care in Toronto’s West end with increased...

How the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute’s Innovative Research Approach is Key to Patient-Centred...

We’ve all heard of patient-centred care. But patient-centred research? “We hope that our research is guided by patient need at the very beginning so that...

Best practices to improve care for patients with stomach cancer

Sunnybrook researchers are leading the way to improve care and survival for stomach cancer patients, and have published the largest compilation of best care...

Health Outcomes for Better Information and Care

This year marked a significant first for the Health Outcomes for Better Information and Care (HOBIC) project with the release of its first provincial...

Genetic screening of inherited predisposition to breast and ovarian cancer

New DNA sequencing technologies that have showed great promise in the research community are now beginning to emerge in clinical use. Naturally designed to...

HOPE for local Breast Screening Centre

In 2012, an estimated 22,700 Canadian women were diagnosed with breast cancer; (the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Canadian women). Thanks to improvements in...

New imaging technology could better predict benefit of personalized breast cancer treatment

The treatment of breast cancer has improved rapidly over the past two decades but it has also become more complex. Major research breakthroughs have...

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