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21 new doctors now serving Sudbury

21 new doctors now serving Sudbury

Front Row (Left to Right): Dr. Prashant Jani (Medical Oncology), Brenna Pugliese (Physician Recruitment Advisor), Dr. Brittney Parlett (Obstetrician-Gynecologist), Dr. Scott Carmichael (Psychiatrist), Dr. José de Wit (Anaesthesia), Dr. Raed… Read more »

Changes to Breast Screening Service ‘a bad idea’

Changes to Breast Screening Service ‘a bad idea’

Dr. Nadia Alam, a family physician from Georgetown, blames the provincial government, not necessarily HSN administrators, for planned changes to the Breast Screening and Assessment Service at the hospital. Alam… Read more »

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 »

Cancer screening targets Indigenous communities

Cancer screening targets Indigenous communities

Cathy Paroschy Harris with the Screen for Life Coach. The coach plays a key role in providing more access to cancer screening to everyone across northwestern Ontario including Indigenous communities…. Read more »

Eye Van brings care to underserviced communities

Eye Van brings care to underserviced communities

Thanks to the Northern Ontario Eye Van, a 48-foot tractor-trailer with the latest screening technology Northerners in remote communities don’t have to travel eight or nine hours to an urban… Read more »

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

The Northeast Cancer Centre encourages men and women to call the shots on colon cancer by getting checked regularly SUDBURY, ONTARIO – March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and the… Read more »

New care of the elderly physician joins geriatric services team

New care of the elderly physician joins geriatric services team

Dr. Susan Lane has joined the North East Specialized Geriatric Services (NESGS) team to provide specialized, clinical, geriatric services to frail older adults across northeastern Ontario. The North East LHIN… Read more »

Ministry acts on health hubs

Ministry acts on health hubs

Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Eric Hoskins has instructed Ministry staff to work with the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) to identify pilot sites for rural health hubs “with the… Read more »

Examining Hard Rock Medical, loosely based on NOSM

Examining Hard Rock Medical, loosely based on NOSM

What “loosely-based” really means Derek Diorio, the co-creator of TVO’s critically acclaimed series Hard Rock Medical, was in Sudbury several years ago making a French television program. One day, Derek… Read more »

Passion for education bears fruit in drug discovery

Passion for education bears fruit in drug discovery

Sheetal Pundir makes leap from extreme poverty to join AMRIC research team in Sudbury Sheetal Pundir marvels at things most North Americans take for granted. Cold and hot water coming… Read more »

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