Surgery can prevent the immune system from attacking cancers
June 29, 2016 - Surgery is one of the main treatments for cancer, but the disease often comes back or spreads after the operation. A study led by Dr.
To treat, or not to treat? How one man decided to keep his prostate cancer
June 29, 2016 - Stephen Wilson of Iroquois, Ontario avoided unnecessary treatments and side-effects by opting for regular monitoring ...

Bringing the beat back: $900k grant to help researchers compare fixes for rapid heartbeat
June 29, 2016 - Itís common for doctors in medical dramas to use a defibrillator to shock a patient back to life. However, the same machine can also help a heart ...

$240,000 to help researchers tackle the challenge of preventing strokes
June 22, 2016 - Dr. Richard Bergeron was awarded $240,000 by the Heart and Stroke Foundation to find a new way ...

Trial compares targeted lung cancer treatments head-to-head
June 22, 2016 - A world-first international clinical trial of two approved targeted therapies for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer showed the newer one significantly ...

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