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Sunday, April 18, 2004  Spotlight on Breast Cancer Research: Screening for Breast Cancer - An Exposé
Mammography and clinical breast exams: useful tumour-detecting techniques  | PDF fileDownload story / full media release  (new window)
 
Sunday, April 18, 2004  Spotlight on Breast Cancer Research: Let's Get Digital
Dr. Martin Yaffe, working with Dr. Roberta Jong, published the first results showing that contrast-enhanced digital mammography could "see" breast cancer tumours that regular film mammography sometimes misses.  | PDF fileDownload story / full media release  (new window)
 
Sunday, April 18, 2004  Spotlight on Breast Cancer Research: Aiming for a Biological Bull's-Eye
Treatments like chemotherapy and drugs are having a real impact but they are far from being targeted and effective for women at all stages of breast cancer. Through Dr. Arun Seth's work in genomics, he is trying to solve these problems.  | PDF fileDownload story / full media release  (new window)
 
Sunday, April 18, 2004  At the Brink
In 2041, 10 million Canadians will be aged 65 and over. With this aging explosion will come a surge in the number of people living with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other dementias, and the cognitive aftershocks of stroke. This pushes neurosciences researchers Drs. Sandra Black and Simon Graham to test relentlessly the edge of possibility in their work.  | PDF fileDownload story / full media release  (new window)
 
Sunday, April 18, 2004  Chronic Care
A cure may not be the only path to a happy ending. What if you could live with cancer for many years by taking drugs with few side effects? That's Dr. Robert Kerbel's dream. He and his team are working to turn advanced cancer into a chronic disease that can be controlled, like diabetes.  | PDF fileDownload story / full media release  (new window)