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Encouraging early palliative consultations for patients with stage IV lung and pancreatic cancers: A retrospective chart review of a quality improvement initiative

Encouraging early palliative consultations for patients with stage IV lung and pancreatic cancers: A retrospective chart review of a quality improvement initiative

Encouraging early palliative consultations for patients with stage IV lung and pancreatic cancers: A retrospective chart review of a quality improvement initiative Dr. Sharon Buehner, MDCM, CCFP (EM) & Megan… Read more »

Examination of Current Algoma District Cancer Program Practices and Local Referral Processes for Patients with Prostate Cancer

Examination of Current Algoma District Cancer Program Practices and Local Referral Processes for Patients with Prostate Cancer

Examination of Current Algoma District Cancer Program Practices and Local Referral Processes for Patients with Prostate Cancer   Daniella Febbraro*; Dr. Michela Febbraro, MD1; Dr. Mohammad Rassouli-Rashti, MD, PhD, FRCPC2,3;… Read more »

HSN research team receives funding for smoking vaccine

HSN research team receives funding for smoking vaccine

Vaccine stimulates the body to produce antibodies that bind to nicotine molecules and prevent or slow them from entering the brain A research team at the Health Sciences North Research… Read more »

Infectious disease consults offered via telemedicine

Infectious disease consults offered via telemedicine

A meaningful tool for clinical specialist support A telemedicine-based infectious disease consultation service established in July 2014 by Sioux Lookout’s Meno Ya Win Health Centre and the Division of Infectious… Read more »

Addiction-related ER visits skyrocket in Sioux Lookout

Addiction-related ER visits skyrocket in Sioux Lookout

Study cites unmet community-based services and outpatient needs A five-year retrospective study of emergency department use at Sioux Lookout’s Meno Ya Win Health Centre has revealed a 73 per cent… Read more »

Research aims for early diagnosis of Parkinson’s

Research aims for early diagnosis of Parkinson’s

Radiopharmaceutical shows promise for measuring GCase levels A research team at the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute’s Molecular Imaging Lab is working on the development of ground-breaking imaging technology to… Read more »

Research program celebrates 100 papers

Research program celebrates 100 papers

Anishinaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program makes contribution to First Nation health care in northwest The Anishinaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program (ABRP), a joint initiative of Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre… Read more »

CCAC shares learnings about Dementia Village

CCAC shares learnings about Dementia Village

Dutch model of care for people with dementia superior to institutional setting The objective of developing a toolbox of best practices for case managers serving seniors with dementia was the… Read more »

Academic culture takes root in Northern Ontario

Academic culture takes root in Northern Ontario

$7 million a year in research and clinical innovation funding available to Northern Ontario physicians The great expanse of Northern Ontario and the distances separating physicians in the region from… Read more »

AMRIC puts Sudbury on the research map

AMRIC puts Sudbury on the research map

Renovations to former St. Theresa Catholic School scheduled for September The Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada (AMRIC), the research arm of Health Science North (HSN) in Sudbury, is on… Read more »

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