How likely are you to survive in-hospital cardiac arrest? Newly identified risk factors can help with difficult decisions
December 4, 2019 - A paper published in the BMJ is the first to identify risk factors that affect patient survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest. This new information can help patients, families and care providers decide on their care goals upon admission to ...
How often should an incurable cancer be scanned? New evidence-based method shows the way
December 3, 2019 - A team led by Dr. David Stewart has developed a way to calculate how often patients receiving life-extending treatments for incurable cancers should have follow-up scans.
Researchers find potential biomarker to detect ovarian cancer earlier
November 27, 2019 - The protein gelsolin may help doctors detect ovarian cancer earlier, according to a preliminary study led by Dr. Benjamin Tsang. Ovarian cancer is often diagnosed at a late stage because there is no reliable screening test to catch it early.
Ottawa hosts hugely successful Canadian Cancer Research Conference
November 27, 2019 - Nearly 900 researchers, clinicians, trainees and members of the public recently came together for the Canadian Cancer Research Conference, held for the first time in Ottawa.
2019 Canadian research hospital rankings from Research Infosource
November 14, 2019 - Together, research activity at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) totalled $140 million in 2017-18, up from $137 million the previous year. With their results being combined, this places them in fifth spot ...
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