Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial Shows Treating with Precision Radiotherapy Reduces Course of Treatment by 50%
An Ontario-led international clinical trial with 1,206 men with localized prostate cancer shows that compressing radiation treatments into four weeks from eight delivers similar outcomes.
16-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Treating older patients who have malignant brain cancer with the chemotherapy drug temozolomide plus a short course of radiation therapy extends survival by two months compared to treating with radiation alone, show clinical trial results published...
15-Mar-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Ovarian cancer researchers have identified a protein biomarker expressed on the surface of tumour cells in high-grade serous ovarian cancer, the most common and lethal subtype of the disease.
7-Mar-2017 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers Report First Known Case of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in Patient with No Known Head Trauma
Researchers at Toronto Western Hospital’s Canadian Concussion Centre (CCC) have discovered the presence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the brain of a deceased patient with no known history of traumatic brain injury or concussion, the...
2-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre scientists have discovered a distinct cell population in tumours that inhibits the body’s immune response to fight cancer.
6-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
The Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at Toronto General Hospital today announced the launch of the FIBrinogen REplenishment in Surgery (FIBRES) study in acquired fibrinogen deficiency.
1-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
In a bold and very challenging move, thoracic surgeons at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network removed severely infected lungs from a dying mom, keeping her alive without lungs for six days, so that she could recover enough to receive...
25-Jan-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
The Princess Margaret Successfully Achieves Historic Billion Dollar Challenge for Personalized Cancer Medicine
The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is thrilled to announce the successful achievement of our Billion Dollar Challenge, in partnership with the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre at University Health Network.
11-Jan-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
24-Jan-2017 9:00 AM EST
Using a proactive approach to encourage optimal heart health through a blend of leading medical knowledge and best practices in fitness and exercise, the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre today unveiled a new website featuring medical information,...
10-Jun-2015 8:25 AM EDT
Members of University Health Network’s Multi-Organ Transplant (MOT) Team will be available to the media and will provide an update on Eugene Melnyk’s transplant, living liver transplantation and the process used for anonymous donation.
20-May-2015 1:15 PM EDT
20-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT
A new, large-scale Canadian study shows that many adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI) live in a long-term health setting – such as a nursing home- which may not be appropriate for their condition and younger age.
2-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EST
A new, first-of-its-kind app has launched to help patients suffering from chronic pain track their opioid use and measure pain levels to assist with the safe use of opioids.
24-Feb-2015 11:20 AM EST
11-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST
JDRF and the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation at the University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto announced publication of interoperability standards for diabetes devices. The work is the result of JDRF Canadian Clinical Trial Network (JDRF CCTN)...
11-Dec-2014 9:00 AM EST