Daily Media Digest October 19, 2022

Technology the size of a sesame seed making breast cancer treatment less painful
CTV News
“The miniature localization application developed by Molli Surgical and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has been approved by Health Canada and …”
TAGS: breast cancer, radiology, lumpectomy, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Enhancing ovarian cancer diagnostics using AI technology
“Artificial intelligence algorithms could provide added support to remote communities and other areas that lack available specialists.”
TAGS: ovarian cancer, artificial intelligence, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Together with Bladder Cancer Canada, EMD Serono and Pfizer Canada announce inaugural recipients of national quality improvement grants
“In collaboration with Bladder Cancer Canada, EMD Serono and Pfizer Canada announced today their selection of two inaugural grant recipients …”
TAGS: bladder cancer, Pfizer Canada, Alberta Health Services

5 New Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists
“These scholarships are awarded to some of the most promising researchers in Canada as a means of supporting future generations so that they are able to dedicate their scientific careers to cancer research.”
TAGS: scholarships and grants, Simon Fraser University, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Cancer Research Society

Free online resource empowers older adults to make difficult decisions about driving and dementia
“The Driving and Dementia Roadmap, a first-of-its-kind, free, online resource launched across Canada to empower older adults living with dementia to make informed decisions about when to stop driving.”
TAGS: dementia, brain health, Baycrest, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Post-COVID cognitive impairments exhibited by participants of Western-led study

Global News
“A new study led by Western University neuroscientists is shedding more light on COVID-19’s impacts on post-infection cognitive function.”
TAGS: COVID-19, memory impairment, cognitive function, Western University