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Former privacy watchdog calls for stronger systems to protect health records

TORONTO – Ontario’s former privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian is calling for more protections to keep people from accessing health records without authorization.

Mount Sinai Hospital announced Thursday two of its employees… 236 more words


Hospital disciplines staff who inappropriately accessed Rob Ford’s records

TORONTO – Officials at Mount Sinai hospital say “appropriate action” has been taken against two employees who accessed Rob Ford’s health records without authorization.

Hospital officials confirmed Thursday two unidentified staff members who were not part of the mayor’s medical team accessed the information. 83 more words


Rob Ford released from hospital after first round of chemo

TORONTO – Mayor Rob Ford was released from inpatient care at Mount Sinai Tuesday afternoon and has returned home to rest.

The mayor underwent his first round of… 106 more words


Rob Ford and liposarcoma: Patients, families shed light on chemotherapy

WATCH ABOVE: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a very rare form of cancer called malignant liposarcoma. Carey Marsden speaks to liposarcoma patients about the cancer and its treatment.  1,325 more words


Rob Ford thanks well-wishers in statement hours before beginning chemo

ABOVE: Listen to Rob Ford’s audio statement

TORONTO – Rob Ford released an audio statement to the people of Toronto from his hospital bed at Mount Sinai Hospital Thursday, thanking well-wishers for their support and encouraging his brother Doug Ford to jump into the campaign “wholeheartedly right now.” 716 more words


Doctors weigh in: What’s next for Rob Ford following cancer diagnosis?

WATCH ABOVE: Dr. Zane Cohen, a senior doctor at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto announced Wednesday the mayor had been diagnosed with pleomorphic liposarcoma – a rare form of cancer that grows in the fatty tissue of the body. 1,006 more words


Doctor: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Has Cancer

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s doctor says the mayor has cancer.

Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Wednesday Ford has a malignant sarcoma tumor which he described as “very rare” and “very difficult.” 134 more words