Windsor Oncologist Recognized Provincially for Having the “Human Touch”

Press release from Windsor Regional Hospital Yesterday at a ceremony in Toronto, Dr. Caroline Hamm was awarded with a Human Touch Award for the work she does advocating for top quality care close to home, for patients in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent. The Awards are presented annually by Cancer Care Ontario to healthcare professionals and volunteers […]

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Weekend walk to support brain tumour research

There are many misconceptions about cancer research, says biology professor Lisa Porter: clearing them up is the responsibility of the researchers themselves. That’s why she is proud to lead a team from her lab in a walk this weekend to support the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. The annual fundraiser will set off from the […]

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Pair of Outstanding Scholars win special recognition at Convocation

Strong research records as undergraduate science students only head the list of accomplishments by Youshaa El-Abed and Tommaso Iacobelli, honoured with the President’s Medal and Governor General’s Silver Medal, respectively, during the University of Windsor’s 109th Convocation ceremonies in the St. Denis Centre. Both held appointments as Outstanding Scholars: El-Abed in the Cancer Research Lab […]

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Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts Ride For Dad: ‘It’s a great cause’

They call it the Ride for Dad for a reason Motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages hit the open road in Windsor and Essex County Sunday to honour fathers who died of prostate cancer or just to spend some quality time with fathers still living. More than 500 riders departed from the Riverfront Festival Plaza at […]

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Researcher seeks 20 women for breast cancer study

What do women who work at the Ambassador Bridge understand about their risk of getting breast cancer? Jane McArthur, a University of Windsor PhD candidate, wants to find about 20 women who have worked or are currently working in a bridge-related job in customs or at the duty-free shop for her sociology research study. “If […]

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Three cancer research projects earn Seeds4Hope grants

Developing a cancer vaccine, devising more effective treatments for brain cancer and finding the causes of colorectal cancer in young patients are the three award-winning local research projects for the Seeds4Hope grant program. The three project leaders, Dr. Swati Kulkarni, Dr. Sabeena Misra and Dr. John Trant, were announced as the 2018 winners at the […]

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