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Wellspring volunteers provide a meaningful lifeline to cancer support
Wellspring volunteers provide a meaningful lifeline to
cancer support

Wellspring volunteers play a vital role in providing cancer support. Since its founding in 1992, volunteers have been one of the most valuable resources for Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation, playing a vital role in advancing the mission to provide emotional, ...

Posted: August 14, 2014|Oncology, Patient Care|0 comments

Bringing care closer to home for kids with cancer
Bringing care closer to home for kids with cancer

A Child Life Specialist works with a patient at the POGO clinic When you have a child facing an illness, close to home is where you want to be. That’s why the POGO (Paediatric Oncology Group of Ontario) clinic located ...

Posted: June 17, 2014|Featured, Oncology, Pediatrics|0 comments

The latest in personalized cancer care
The latest in personalized cancer care

Dr. Sunil Verma is part of the team at the Odette working on the latest in tailored treatment research and clinical trials. Photo by Doug Nicholson “You feel invincible when you’re young and then all of a sudden, you have ...


Cancer clinical trials in Canada
Cancer clinical trials in Canada

International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) is held every year to mark the first clinical trial in history, conducted by James Lind in 1747. The day is meant to bring awareness to the importance of clinical trials in advancing medicine and ...

Posted: May 13, 2014|Oncology, Research|0 comments

A new dimension in cancer hope, healing and wellness
A new dimension in cancer hope, healing and wellness

The personalized Cancer Exercise program at Wellspring improves physical functioning, fatigue management and overall quality of life for people living with cancer. Nothing can ever prepare one for a diagnosis of cancer. The emotional, psychological and physical impact is often ...


One mother’s story and why you should get swabbed with OneMatch
One mother’s story and why you should get swabbed
with OneMatch

*A parent’s love for their child holds no condition or boundary, only limitless attention to their well-being and good health. This is especially true when they are young and facing insurmountable odds to survive a life-threatening disease or cancer. Blood cancers, ...

Posted: December 3, 2012|Featured, Oncology, Pediatrics|1 comment

Learning from our patients, providing care in the community
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 we’ve had about her terminal illness, for the trials of chemotherapy that prolonged her life by ...

Posted: June 20, 2012|Featured, Oncology|1 comment

Discovery of genetic pathway impacting the spread of cancer cells
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, scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute are exploring new areas of genetics that could stop the ...


New diagnostic assessment program launched in London and Owen Sound
New diagnostic assessment program launched in London and
Owen Sound

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”  This quote, penned by the late John Lennon, resonates with Carole Hanks.  Carole understands how easy it can be to get caught up in daily activities and dismiss ...

Posted: October 28, 2011|Diagnostic, Oncology, Patient Care|0 comments

Interprofessional education and  orientation in oncology clinic
Interprofessional education and orientation in
oncology clinic

Despite the advances occurring in medicine, being told that you have cancer would be devastating to anyone. One of the most important things that must be done is to ensure that cancer patients are well supported and that they receive ...

Posted: June 1, 2011|Oncology, Patient Care|0 comments

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