Pericardial window operation less efficient in cases of lung cancer than any other cancer

  • 12/04/2016
  • Pericardial window

    Pericardial window operation, a procedure, where abnormal quantity of malignant fluid, or malignant pericardial effusion (MPE), surrounding the heart, is drained into the neighbouring chest cavity through a surgically placed tube, is commonly applied to patients diagnosed with cancer. However, researchers from the Taipei Tzuchi Hospital, Taiwan, have now looked into the electronic medical records […]

    Better cancer care for Indigenous Canadians with arts and dialogue in a new proposal

  • 01/04/2016
  • chad hammond

    With the number of First Nation, Inuit, and Métis (FNIM) Canadians diagnosed with cancer currently growing, it turns out that little is done to study and address their unique needs in a timely enough manner. In his grant proposal, submitted to the annual Canadian Institutes of Health Research competition for postdoctoral fellowships, Dr Chad Hammond at the […]