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Medical trial could change how breast cancer treated

Medical trial could change how breast cancer treated

From Northern Ontario Business The trial for a new tool to help determine if chemotherapy is shrinking a tumour has begun in Europe, and all the test samples are being… Read more »

NOSM prof brings visions for medical education research

NOSM prof brings visions for medical education research

When most people think of research, they imagine scientists with white coats working in a lab with test tubes. What they don’t imagine is medical education research − but a… Read more »

Researcher presents at International Oncology Conference in Chicago

Researcher presents at International Oncology Conference in Chicago

“We know from emerging evidence that distress screening with patient reported outcome measures is associated with improved communication between clinicians and cancer patients, improved quality of life with emerging evidence… Read more »

LU researcher gets $2 million to study Aboriginal kids’ health issues

LU researcher gets $2 million to study Aboriginal kids’ health issues

University researcher Nancy Young has received a $2 million Health System Research Fund (HSRF) grant for Health Promotion from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. reprinted from sudbury.com University… Read more »

School repurposed for centre of ground-breaking medical research in Sudbury

School repurposed for centre of ground-breaking medical research in Sudbury

  BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN A former elementary school in Sudbury might not seem like an obvious choice for a medical research facility, but that’s exactly where Health Sciences North Research… Read more »

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 »

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