Managing ovarian cancer risk in women with BRCA1/2 genetic variants

A new review to help physicians manage the risk of ovarian cancer in women who carry the BRCA1/2 gene mutations is published in CMAJ...

Research aims to identify resistance to breast cancer treatment

A simple test could improve the treatment odds of patients diagnosed with breast cancer, thanks to new research at The University of Winnipeg. The drug...

Researchers discover genetic screening tool to predict healthy people at risk for leukemia

An international team of leukemia scientists has discovered how to predict healthy individuals at risk of developing acute myeloid leukemia (AML), an aggressive and...

Optimizing drug therapy for patients with cancer

Did you know that 1 in 2 Canadians are diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives and that 1 in 4 Canadians...

The right care in the right place at the right time

By Elise Copps Hamilton Health Sciences is making sure cancer patients get what they need, when they need it—care that addresses their unique wishes as...

Living with cancer, and left on their own

By Esther Green Living with cancer is about dealing with the unknown. It‘s about trying to grasp the news of a diagnosis and starting to...

Landmark study links tumour evolution to prostate cancer severity

By Hal Costie Largest-ever study of its kind uses a tumour’s past to accurately predict its future Findings from Canadian Prostate Cancer Genome Network (CPC-GENE) researchers...

Nominate an outstanding volunteer or healthcare professional in cancer or kidney care

From diagnosis to treatment to follow-up care, managing an illness can take an emotional toll on people with cancer and kidney disease. While high-quality...

Enhanced recovery after lung cancer surgery

By Anne Kelly Within an hour after having a cancerous lobe of her lung removed, Michele Way was walking around the recovery room at St....

Nominations being accepted for The Human Touch Awards

Recognize an extraordinary healthcare professional or volunteer with a 2017 Human Touch Award nomination In the healthcare community across Ontario, it’s not uncommon to...

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