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Physicians Win Coveted University of Toronto Research Grants

Dr Charles Cho and Dr. BeiBei Zhang

After an intense, competitive, peer-reviewed application process, Dr. Charles Cho and Dr. BeiBei Zhang, from the Stronach Regional Cancer Centre (SRCC) at Southlake, received one of two annual University of Toronto Department of Radiation Oncology Collaborative Research Seed Grants, in March 2018. As the principal investigators, Dr. Cho and Dr. Zhang won this prestigious grant for … Continue reading Physicians Win Coveted University of Toronto Research Grants

Southlake Doctor Helps Palliative Patients Manage Pain without Narcotics

Hospital News May 2108 article about Southlake doctor helping patients manage palliative pain without narcotics

In its May, 2018 issue, Hospital News profiled Dr. Alim Punja's work to help palliative patients manage pain without narcotics. Dr. Alim Punja is an anesthesiologist and chronic pain physician at Southlake Regional Health Centre. He was recently recognized for his work helping a palliative care patient, who was using very high doses of narcotics … Continue reading Southlake Doctor Helps Palliative Patients Manage Pain without Narcotics

SRCC at Southlake Manager Presenting Chemo Chair Project at CANO Conference

Karyn Perry Manager, Outpatient Clinics & Systemic Therapy Suite Cancer Care, with patient

We're pleased to announce that Karyn Perry, Manager, Stronach Regional Cancer Centre (SRCC) at Southlake, has been invited to present her team's work on Chemotherapy Chair usage at the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO) Conference, in October, 2018. This project started with a LEAN to lengthen a patient's ‘bum in chair time’ and increase their … Continue reading SRCC at Southlake Manager Presenting Chemo Chair Project at CANO Conference

Reconstructive Breast Surgery – Improving Quality of Life For Cancer Patients

Surgeon with two clinicials operating on patient

In its May, 2018 issue, Hospital News profiled Dr. Bimpe Ayeni's work to give breast cancer patients a reconstruction option with shorter wait times and a faster recovery. Learn more about this less invasive breast surgery performed at Southlake Regional Health Centre, where Stronach Regional Cancer Centre is located.