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Michelle Prince to live stream her chemo treatment Monday

Michelle Prince hopes to pull back the curtain on coping with cancer treatment Monday when she live streams her regular chemotherapy session, answering viewer questions while attached to an IV. 638 more words

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Windsor below provincial average for five-year cancer survival rates, report says

The Windsor region remains below the provincial average for five-year survival rates for all primary forms of cancer — breast, prostate, colorectal and lung — according to annual results released Wednesday by the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario. 532 more words

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Oncologists need to discuss sexual issues with patients, says doctor

A Winnipeg doctor who specializes in treating sexual issues with cancer patients is hoping to spread the word about doctors being up front with their patients. 357 more words

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'You sang my pain away' — Windsor nurses honoured for excellence

Jillian Grant’s reputation as an excellent nurse is preceded only by the sound of her voice.

When Grant worked in a Detroit hospital before coming to Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, a patient about to be discharged told her: “Don’t ever stop singing.” 584 more words

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Reader Letter: Why won't city council publicly debate mega-hospital plan?

Re: Confusion hangs over issue of final decision for mega-hospital location, by Brian Cross, April 29.

A couple of days before the 2017 budget was announced, I spoke with a director from the Ministry of Health who confirmed that moving to Stage 2 of the mega-hospital planning process was not automatically tied to approval of the site. 220 more words

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Reader Letter: Mega-hospital plan is a missed opportunity for Windsor

Re: Confusion hangs over issue of final decision for mega-hospital location, by Brian Cross, April 29.

Every time I pass that sad-looking hole on Walker Road where General Motors once sat, I shake my head at the opportunity that was lost in failing to choose that central location for the mega-hospital. 196 more words

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Site of new mega-hospital: Is it confirmed or not?

Premier Kathleen Wynne said Friday that the much-criticized farm field location for Windsor’s just-approved mega-hospital “has not been specified,” leading to a flurry of let-me-get-back-to-you conversations with health officials attempting to clarify the sensitive issue. 804 more words

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