Research reveals potential approach to make ovarian tumours ‘hot’
September 23, 2020 - In recent years, researchers have begun to recognize that some tumours are naturally “hot”, meaning they contain lots of immune cells that are actively fighting the cancer cells. Other tumours are “cold”, meaning, meaning they have little to no ...
Hold the blood: world-first clinical trial could cut transfusions nearly in half for blood cancer patients
September 23, 2020 - Regular red blood cell transfusions are a reality of life for many people with blood cancer. But now, a world-first clinical trial published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has found that blood cancer patients don’t need nearly as many blood ...
The Ottawa Hospital and uOttawa launch new cancer immunotherapy research projects with funding from BioCanRx
September 22, 2020 - BioCanRx, Canada’s Immunotherapy Network, today announced funding of $10M for 14 cancer immunotherapy research projects and eight core and biomanufacturing facilities across the country. Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) and the University ...
HELP MD – A novel data-driven approach to study physician wellness
September 21, 2020 - Physician-researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the Bruyère Research Institute are leading a novel data-driven research initiative to better understand and improve physician health and wellness.
Rock star researcher uses big data to answer big questions
September 18, 2020 - Growing up, David Cook knew he was going to be a rock star. Little did he know it would be as a researcher answering big questions with big data.
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