brain cancer

inside the desperate fight to access promising, but experimental, treatments for an aggressive brain tumour

immune-based therapies have been successful in treating other cancers, such as advanced melanoma and advanced non-small cell lung cancer, but none have been approved to treat glioblastoma.
maja begovic, jul 18 2023

around the network

opinion: canadian healthcare choke points put patient lives at risk

canada’s healthcare system is strained. it was always strained. it was designed that way.
dr. david j stewart
nov 16 2023

crowdfunding cancer charity hopes to help innovative new therapies escape ‘valley of death’

as the arrival of liver cancer awareness month calls much-needed attention to another worthy cause, a former researcher is trying to change the way we wage war on the disease.
dave yasvinski
oct 2 2023

record-breaking wildfires raise questions about health impact on canadians

as the wildfire season breaks records year after year, experts warn even canadians in traditionally unaffected areas need to learn how to protect themselves from smoke inhalation.
dave yasvinski
aug 10 2023

nahid acupuncture clinic offers traditional chinese and laser treatments in saskatoon

nahid mobini, who was a medical doctor in iran and an acupuncturist in china before moving to saskatoon, has opened an acupuncture clinic on 8th street
don rice
jul 25 2023

local health providers marking world hepatitis day with free testing

the windsor essex community health centre and partner o...
taylor campbell
jul 25 2023

cornwall woman's family pleads for 'miracle' drug to treat her cystic fibrosis

twenty-five-year-old chanelle lafleche has to stop and ...
elizabeth payne
jul 24 2023

operation eyesight expands life-changing efforts at home and in africa

calgary businessman art jenkyns met dr. ben gullison, a...
david parker
jul 24 2023



what if cancer cells could be transformed into cancer killers?

a team of researchers has developed a way to reprogram cancer cells in order to eradicate brain tumours and prevent them from returning.
dave yasvinski
jan 6 2023

12 signs that you may have a brain tumour

any cancer can spread to the brain, but the types that commonly do include melanoma and breast, colon, kidney and lung cancers.
dave yasvinski
aug 17 2022