Daily Media Digest November 8, 2023

New Canadian Cancer Statistics report reveals lung cancer death rates are declining faster than any other cancer type in Canada
“While effective tobacco control and advancements in research have contributed to improvements in lung cancer rates, enhanced prevention and early detection efforts and investment in research innovations are needed to curb …”
KEYWORDS: lung cancer, Canadian research, Canadian Cancer Society

Leveraging technology to improve tuberculosis health care
University of Waterloo
“Waterloo researcher works to develop web-based tools to bridge the gap between the public and private sectors of TB health-care providers around the world …”
KEYWORDS: tuberculosis, medtech, University of Waterloo

New Manitoba research hub examines tech supports for independent living amid aging, recovery, disability
“Technology for Assisted Living program gets $3M for research into AI, computer tech to help more age in place …”
KEYWORDS: aging, disability, medtech, University of Manitoba

Research project aims to safeguard Great Lakes and your drinking water from harmful toxins
CTV News
“The project involves taking water samples from the Detroit River, ozonating them, and analyzing them to check for levels of microcystins, anatoxins, and cylindrospermopsis …”
KEYWORDS: climate change, Canadian research, University of Windsor

Recognizing and Celebrating Outstanding Contributions to the Canadian Cancer Research Community
“David McMullen, passionate and very active in many leadership and advisory roles in Myeloma Canada and Canadian Myeloma Research Group, and a …”
KEYWORDS: cancer, award, Myeloma Canada, University of Manitoba, Lady Davis Institute, Toronto Metropolitan University