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Monday, December 5, 2022  Upper abdominal patient receives first treatment on MR-Linac – Elekta Unity
This technology is the first machine in the world to combine radiation and high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
 
Monday, September 12, 2022  First in the world: Direct-to-brain delivery of therapeutic in Parkinson’s disease using focused ultrasound is safe
A team of researchers from Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and University Health Network (UHN) are the first in the world to demonstrate that focused ultrasound technology can safely be used to deliver a therapeutic to targeted brain regions in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD).
 
Tuesday, May 24, 2022  Sunnybrook’s Family Navigation Project and the Power of Youth in Mental Health and Addictions
The Family Navigation Project welcomes its first ever Youth Advisory Council
 
Thursday, April 21, 2022  Study shows a novel way of treating uterine cancer in a shorter time
The patients enrolled in SPARTACUS reported an acceptable level of side effects from the radiation that resolved, and also reported a reasonable quality of life during treatment.
 
Thursday, March 24, 2022  Media spotlight on Brain Awareness