Partnership ensures stable supply of medical grade cobalt

Hospitals in Canada and throughout the world recently averted a crisis many of us never even knew was looming. But anyone connected to nuclear...

First Canadian breast cancer program to receive prestigious accreditation

North York General Hospital’s (NYGH) Karen, Heather & Lynn Steinberg Breast Services is the first comprehensive breast cancer care program in Canada to receive...

Hospital at home program eases stress for kids

Hilary Daum will never forget March 15, 2015. That was the day her son, two and a half-year old Sage Amor, was diagnosed with...

Nominations now open for 2016 Human Touch Awards

Recognizing compassionate individuals in healthcare Nominations are now open for the 2016 #Human Touch Awards In the field of healthcare, it is not uncommon to...

Canada’s gift to the world: The discovery of the Carcinoembryonic Antigen

A major preoccupation for cancer researchers in the early 1960’s was the search for a specific biomarker, material or molecule, that would distinguish tumour...

Looking for the answers to ovarian cancer

Miriam Porter of Toronto has always considered herself a private person. But the night before she had preventive surgery to remove her fallopian tubes...

Fully digital management system improves journey for oncology patients

Humber River Hospital’s (HRH) Outpatient Oncology Treatment Clinic is the first MEDITECH 6.x client globally to launch, test and adapt their new Oncology Management...

New programs to support men and young adults living with cancer

For more than 20 years, Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation has been the innovative leader in supportive care programming for people living with cancer. With...

New genetic test predicts risk of prostate cancer returning

A group of Canadian researchers have developed a new genetic test that accurately predicts the risk of #prostate cancer coming back after treatment and...

Wellspring volunteers provide a meaningful lifeline to 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...

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