New linear accelerator goes into service in Radiation Oncology
Anti-cancer treatment is now under way with a highly sophisticated and versatile linear accelerator that’s newly installed at the JGH.
New JGH lab launched to test potentially revolutionary cancer treatment
A potential breakthrough in cancer treatment, using magnetism to guide medication-carrying bacteria into tumours, will be tested in a new JGH lab.
Major construction to install new cancer-fighting linear accelerator in Radiation Oncology
Construction is under way to install a fourth linear accelerator in Radiation Oncology, making cancer treatment faster and more accurate.
Finding ways to speak with children about a parent’s cancer
If a parent has cancer, are children better protected if they’re shielded from the truth? No, say the books in a three-volume series that Hope & Cope has published to explain how to broach the subject with a combination of frankness and compassion.
From the archives: Bringing the lobby and main entrance up to date
The main lobby is often the first point of contact for patients and visitors who come to the JGH. As the hospital has evolved, so has the lobby, whose information kiosks and retail outlets have been modified to keep pace with changing needs and tastes
When significant events or noteworthy achievements occur within the CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, they often receive wide coverage by news media. Here’s a sampling of some recent stories.
Clearing the air about Bill 10
The most extensive overhaul of Quebec’s healthcare system in recent memory has left some frayed nerves in its wake. That’s why JGH leaders are suggesting that those with a connection to the hospital take a calm, clear-eyed look at the new legislation.