List/Grid Tag Archives: Cancer treatments

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 »

RDA test measures chemotherapy effectiveness

RDA test measures chemotherapy effectiveness

RNA disruption test was developed in Sudbury by Dr. Amadeo Parissenti and Dr. Baoqing Guo A test developed in Sudbury is proving successful in predicting which breast cancer patients will… Read more »

Radiation treatment offered close to home

Radiation treatment offered close to home

Brenda Lynn, director of oncology and renal programs, with the state-of-the-art Varian Clinac iX linear accelerator. Most Algoma District cancer patients requiring radiation treatment can forget about packing a suitcase… Read more »

Sudbury oversees ambitious clinical trials program

Sudbury oversees ambitious clinical trials program

Today’s experimental therapies may be tomorrow’s treatments. The clinical research department at Sudbury Regional Hospital’s Regional Cancer Program has been conducting clinical trials since 1986. The department has three clinical… Read more »

Lung cancer prognosis bleak

Lung cancer prognosis bleak

Thoracic surgeons and medical oncologists focused on lung cancer can be excused for their decidedly gloomy disposition.While progress is being made in the battle against prostate, breast and colon cancer,… Read more »

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