Sisters in solidarity invest in state-of-the-art breast cancer technology

Rebecca and Mary Ellen stand side by side in a hallway

Sisters Rebecca Hollingsworth and Mary Ellen Hughson were diagnosed with the same form of breast cancer in the same week. Their outstanding treatment inspired them to fundraise for the new Breast Health Centre’s MRI.

Study opens the door for targeted therapies for rare women’s cancer

Dr. Johanne Weberpals is the lead author of the study.

The most comprehensive study of its kind found that many rare vulva cancers had mutations that might make them vulnerable to targeted therapies.

Early pregnancy loss program helps patients heal and move forward

Lindsey Davis (left) and fellow team members Samantha Monuk, Dr. Pamela Berger and Dr. Amanda Black.

Early pregnancy loss can be traumatic. A new program at The Ottawa Hospital allows these women to receive timely medical treatment, support and counselling in a space just for them.