Photos: High school students to attend Let’s Talk Cancer symposium at UWindsor

More than 180 local Grade 11 and 12 students learned about the science and treatment of cancer Thursday at the Let’s Talk Cancer Symposium at the University of Windsor. The event was hosted by Let’s Talk Science, an award-winning national charitable youth development organization, along with the University of Windsor faculty of science and the […]

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Expanded exercise program launched for cancer patients

Building strength and confidence after cancer treatment is the aim of an expanded exercise program being offered by the Erie St. Clair Regional Cancer Program Run in conjunction with Windsor Regional Hospital, RENEW is a wellness program designed to help people heal from the physical and emotional side effects of cancer and cancer treatments. Since […]

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New local institute to combine health care, academic research

A new collaborative research centre in Windsor, combining the efforts of the local health care and academic communities, took a big step forward this week and is set to launch in the spring. Windsor Regional Hospital’s board of directors on Thursday approved supporting a new Windsor Health Institute — a hub that would combine the […]

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Publication provides audience for academic dialogue

While media are paying attention to the issue of climate change and its effects on the planet, the link between the environment and breast cancer is being overlooked, according to UWindsor student Jane McArthur. A doctoral candidate in sociology, she published an article on the topic in The Conversation, an online not-for-profit outlet dedicated to […]

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Awards honour professors in chemistry and biochemistry

Two members of the UWindsor Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are among 92 young professors from around the world recognized as recipients of a 2019 Thieme Chemistry Journal Award. Simon Rondeau-Gagné and John Trant have been selected for the award by the editorial board of Synlett, Synthesis, and Synfacts, and received their awards on Jan. […]

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Science student pens children’s book about cancer

Explaining cancer to children can be difficult, but UWindsor science student Mckenzie Cervini has done it with all the flair of Dr. Seuss. Cervini has written and illustrated a children’s book about the disease. It’s colourful — and it rhymes. “I found there was a gap in communicating cancer in a simple way,” Cervini said […]

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