New research led by Dr. Mark Clemons shows that asking breast cancer patients a few simple questions can help minimize nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy.
First-in-Canada technology supports less-invasive vascular surgery. Quicker recovery times and fewer side effects will shorten hospital stays and patient wait times.
Trial led by Drs. Greg Knoll and Dean Fergusson is changing medical practice around the world.
Dr. Garth Nicholas led the Canadian arm of a clinical trial showing that electromagnetic field therapy improves survival in brain cancer patients.
The Ottawa Hospital among the first hospitals in Canada to offer hip and knee replacements as day surgery for patients healthy enough to monitor their progress from home.
Dr. Glen Goss co-led the world’s largest clinical trial comparing two targeted therapies for advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the lung.
Dr. David Moher takes the lead on making sure investments in research are benefitting patients.
Dr. Michael Rudnicki and his team discovered that Duchenne muscular dystrophy directly affects muscle stem cells.
Drs. John Bell and Carolina Ilkow have discovered a way to make pancreatic cancer cells more vulnerable to cancer-killing viruses.
A study led by Drs. Hsiao-Huei Chen and Alexandre Stewart opens the door for the development of novel therapies.
Dr. Marjorie Brand has discovered a promising new approach that takes advantage of a molecular defect in cancer cells.
New research led by Dr. William Stanford provides hope that stem cell therapy may one day help prevent fractures in older people.
Researchers hope a combination of two viruses will attack and kill cancer cells, and stimulate an anti-cancer immune response.
Small trial led by Dr. Duncan Stewart provides hope for people with pulmonary hypertension.
Stem cells are usually thought of as the building blocks of the body, but a new Ottawa trial is testing the idea that they may promote healing in other ways as well.