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On the Edge of Medical Science

When 20-year-old Ramsey Fayed of Oakville started to feel his throat closing up at night, he knew that “something wasn’t right.” What he didn’t realize, however, was that his life was in danger. Read more

Persistence in Screening Conquers Cancer

When Donna Johnson of Ohsweken visited her family doctor in October of 2012, she had no inkling that her life was at a crossroads. Read more

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Enhancing Patient Care in a Wireless World

When it comes to patient care, a matter of seconds can make an enormous difference. That is a major reason why the Vocera Badge Communication System was recently implemented for Wards C3 and C4 at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre. Read more

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Today’s Clinical Trials …Tomorrow’s Standard of Care

The Clinical Trials Program is one of the ways in which the teams at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre stay at the forefront of cancer care. Before a new treatment can be used, it must go through the clinical trial process. Read more

Sarah Freeman with Paula Willinsky outside a building at a farm

Mother and Daughter Breast Cancer Survivors Grow Cloves for a Cause

It runs in the family. As the mother-daughter team operating Ballantrae Garlic Farm in Caledonia, Paula Willinsky and Sarah Freeman have a lot in common. They both have a passion for the numerous varieties of garlic they grow; they share a deep respect for nature and sustainable farming; and they are also both breast cancer survivors. Read more