Dr. Michael Pollak (second from left) attends the launch of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Dream Team with (from left) co-leader Dr. Nahum Sonenberg; Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary for Crown-Indigenous Relations; and Suzanne Fortier, Principal of McGill University.
August 2019Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Dr. Michael Pollak to co-lead Metastatic Breast Cancer Dream Team

Dr. Michael Pollak, Director of the Stroll Cancer Prevention Centre at the JGH, has been chosen to serve as one of two leaders of a new Canada-wide team, aimed at translating fundamental research about breast cancer into effective treatment options for patients.

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A pelvic cancer patient undergoes single-site incision surgery, with the instruments of a surgical robot inserted through a special device and into a one-inch incision in the navel.
March 2018Spotlight feature

JGH leads Canada in performing advanced robotic surgery for gynecologic cancer

The JGH has become the first hospital in Canada to perform an advanced type of robotic surgery for gynecologic cancer, in which all of the medical instruments are inserted into the abdomen via a single, tiny incision in the navel.

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Dr. Sarit Assouline
May 2017Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Promising therapy for relapsed patients with aggressive form of lymphoma

A unique phase 2 clinical trial, led by researchers in the Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH, has resulted in a remission of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma for patients who have relapsed and have a particularly dire prognosis.

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Dr. Gerald Batist
May 2017Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Segal Cancer Centre joins the “Cancer Moonshot”

The Segal Cancer Centre is taking “one small step” that could lead to “one giant leap” in a metaphorical moonshot to conquer cancer.

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Dr. Arezu Jahani-Asl
October 2016Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Key mechanism identified in deadly brain tumours

A key to understanding the formation of the most aggressive type of brain tumour in adults has been revealed at the JGH.

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Speaking at a Hope & Cope meeting, Daniel Opoku, a cancer survivor, describes the stresses that young adults face in dealing with cancer.
NewsNovember 2016

JGH praised for attention to needs of young adults with cancer

The Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH has distinguished itself as the only medical centre in Quebec to serve the needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer by providing a dedicated clinic staffed by a multi-disciplinary team.

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Dr Christoph Borchers
Research at the Lady Davis InstituteSpring 2015

Partnership supports cancer-fighting
power of protein analysis

Dr. Christoph Borchers has established the first pan-Canadian proteomics program, custom-tailoring cancer treatments to meet the needs of individual patients

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