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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 »

NOSM receives state-of-the-art x-ray irradiator.

NOSM receives state-of-the-art x-ray irradiator.

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) recently received a state-of-the-art x-ray irradiator. The x-ray irradiator machine, generously donated by Bruce Power, has been installed in NOSM’s medical school building… Read more »

Medical School receives funding from Bruce Power for radiation research

Medical School receives funding from Bruce Power for radiation research

Bruce Power has announced $5 million in funding for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) to conduct health research in relation to radiation and the environment. The $1 million in annual funding for five years will… 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 »

Algoma radiation program experiences stronger than expected patient volumes

Algoma radiation program experiences stronger than expected patient volumes

Service offers relief to palliative patients who wouldn’t have travelled for radiation services in the past The two-year-old district radiation program at Sault Area Hospital is providing convenient, close-to-home radiation… Read more »

HP Xenon MRI: The next  giant leap in imaging?

HP Xenon MRI: The next giant leap in imaging?

Post-grad Ian Ball (left) and graduate student Tao Li conducting studies on hyperpolarized xenon gas as a “contrast” for MRI imaging. Mitch Albert (right), a pioneer in the field, will… Read more »

Sault Ste. Marie welcomes 21st century health care

Sault Ste. Marie welcomes 21st century health care

Ron Gagnon, president and CEO, Sault Area Hospital. The opening of the new Sault Area Hospital (SAH) elevates health care in Sault Ste. Marie and the rest of Algoma District… Read more »

Chloroquine eyed as anti-cancer drug

Chloroquine eyed as anti-cancer drug

Dr. Hoyun Lee, a career scientist at Sudbury Regional Hospital’s Regional Cancer Program, sees hope for chloroquine as cancer drug. Dr. Hoyun Lee, a career scientist at Sudbury Regional Hospital’s… 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 »

Intensity-modulated radiation catches on

Intensity-modulated radiation catches on

Dr. Adam Andronowski, a radiation oncologist at Sudbury Regional Hospital, specializes in treating head and neck cancers with intensity-modulated radiation therapy. The increased use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) at… Read more »

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