List/Grid Tag Archives: Oncology

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 »

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 »

SAH radiation therapy wins honourable mention

SAH radiation therapy wins honourable mention

Sault Area Hospital’s (SAH) Radiation Therapy Department has received honourable mention from the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario for the development of real-time image guidance for stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)… Read more »

Med students hear from panel on breast cancer

Med students hear from panel on breast cancer

Cancer survivors and Sudbury research scientist Dr. Amadeo Parissenti address NOSM students Northern Ontario School of Medicine students in Sudbury and Thunder Bay got a glimpse of what it’s like… Read more »

Cancer program performance highlighted in Quality Index Scorecard

Cancer program performance highlighted in Quality Index Scorecard

Cancer Care Ontario’s recently released 2013 Cancer System Quality Index (CSQI) highlights the achievements and opportunities for improvement at Regional Cancer Care Northwest and the Northeast Cancer Centre. The CSQI… 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 »

Cancer research wins competition

Cancer research wins competition

Rna Diagnostics Inc., a cancer diagnostics research company co-founded by Sudbury-based researcher Dr. Amadeo Parissenti, claimed the top prize earlier this year at a new business venture competition in Toronto.Rna… Read more »

Medical oncologist experiences role reversal

Medical oncologist experiences role reversal

Dr. Colin Germond studied medicine in South Africa. He completed two years of training in Ottawa and began practicing as a medical oncologist in Sudbury in 1989. He was diagnosed… Read more »

Salute to NOSM Graduates

Salute to NOSM Graduates

  Lacey Pitre Lacey Pitre always knew she was going to be a doctor. “I remember being four years old and doing archeological digs with my sister in the backyard…. 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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