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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 »

Province funds operating costs for PET scanner

Province funds operating costs for PET scanner

Fundraising effort to cover $5 million capital cost underway With Ontario Minister of Health Dr. Eric Hoskins’ announcement in December 2015 to provide $1.6 million per year to cover the… Read more »

Pap testing stalled at 72.4 per cent

Pap testing stalled at 72.4 per cent

According to the most recent data available, the participation rate for Pap testing in northwestern Ontario is 72.4 per cent – just shy of the provincial average of 72.5 per cent,… Read more »

Researchers make important discovery

Researchers make important discovery

Amadeo Parissenti, left, and Baoqing Guo discovered a correlation between RNA degradation and responsiveness of tumours to chemotherapy agents. Amadeo Parissenti and a team of researchers at Sudbury Regional Hospital’s… Read more »

Thunder Bay pioneers HIFU

Thunder Bay pioneers HIFU

Scientists at the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute are taking the first steps toward the introduction of a new, non-invasive medical procedure for treating uterine fibroids, tumours and neurodegenerative diseases… Read more »

Wawa patients recruited for colonoscopies

Wawa patients recruited for colonoscopies

As a family physician practicing at the Wawa Medical Centre, 225 kilometres north of Sault Ste.Marie, Dr. Mike Cotterill noticed that many of his patients were being diagnosed with colon… Read more »

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