The Jewish General Hospital’s French connection has been strengthened with the visit of six senior members of staff from the Regional Cancer Centre of the University Hospital Centre of Poitiers.
The Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH has kicked off a series of public lectures, focusing on the hospital’s multidisciplinary approach to cancer care.
The warmth and cheer of Christmas spread through the JGH on Dec. 23, with a visit by 11 trainees from the Firefighters’ Academy in Mirabel.
A new electronic scheduler that manages appointments has dramatically cut the time that patients wait before receiving their first chemotherapy session in the Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH.
In its seventh lucky year as one of Quebec’s leading fundraising events, the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer brought together 1,347 cyclists and several hundred crew members from across the province to raise more than $4.9 million.
The effort to find new biomarkers for cancer has received a major boost with the recent arrival at Lady Davis Institute of Dr. Christoph Borchers and the development of the first pan-Canadian proteomics program.
When Yee Fun Wong describes her experience at the 2014 Pharmaprix Weekend to End Women’s Cancers as having been “really raw”, she’s referring to much more than the physical exertion of covering the lengthy route through the streets of Montreal.