Daily Media Digest September 30, 2022

Moving beyond a single target – Lung cancer modelling
“Our findings show that laboratory models not only closely reflect non-small cell lung cancer in patients, but they can also be used to provide new insight into treatment outcomes …”
TAGS: lung cancer, SickKids Research Institute, Canadian Cancer Society, University Health Network

Well-oiled cancer care ‘machine’ gives Hamilton man quality of life
Hamilton Health Sciences
“JHCC is the only hospital in the region where patients can be treated for all forms of cancer, and is a designated leader in the provincial cancer system in a number of highly specialized cancers.”
TAGS: cancer, palliative care, Hamilton Health Sciences

Canadian biotech industry recognizes top performers
“BIOTECanada is pleased to announce the 2022 winners in four BIOTECanada Gold Leaf Award categories …”
TAGS: biotech innovation, entrepreneurship, BIOTECanada

Apathy and Agitation in Alzheimer’s
“It’s estimated more than 600,000 people in Canada are living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. By 2050, that number is expected to rise to more than 1.7 million, according to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

MS stem cell transplant gives priceless second chance
The Ottawa Hospital Foundation
“Today, thanks to a life-changing stem cell transplant at The Ottawa Hospital, she has a whole new perspective on the possibilities that lie ahead for her.”
TAGS: multiple sclerosis, stem cell transplant, Ottawa Hospital

New FASD Resource for Substance Use and Addictions Professionals
“We published a guide for addictions professionals with evidence-based practices to support people with FASD who are in treatment for substance use.”
TAGS: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, addiction and substance use, CanFASD

Inflammatory bowel disease researchers from across the country receive vital funding that supports projects investigating Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada
“… Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is pleased to award a total of $3.15 million in new research grants through its Grants-in-Aid of Research competition to eleven principal investigators and their teams.”
TAGS: inflammatory bowel disease, grants, chronic disease, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada