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Paying Tribute to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation President & CEO3829712/7/2017 5:00:00 AM;12/7/2017 5:00:00 AM176610/6/2020 9:57:30 PM Alofs at his farewell tribute, Nov. 20 After 14 years as President & CEO of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, Paul Alofs is stepping down He joined the Foundation in 2003 346<img alt="Paul Alofs " src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Paying_tribute_to_Paul_Alofs/Paul_Alofs.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and UHN bid a fond farewell to Paul Alofs.
Retirement on the menu for inseparable pair in UHN Nutrition Services1729331/26/2023 5:00:00 AM;1/26/2023 5:00:00 AM32011/26/2023 2:35:07 PM Valderrama, (L), and Jennifer Lavia have worked together in UHN Nutrition Services for 46 years They agreed to retire together on Jan. 31 The pair met in the hospital kitchen more 449<img alt="Gloria Valderrama and Jennifer Lavia " src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Retirement_on_the_menu_for_inseparable_pair_in_UHN_Nutrition_Services/Valderrama_Lavia.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />After 46 years of working side-by-side, Gloria Valderrama and Jennifer Lavia set a matching retirement date.
Palliative care helps cancer patient fulfill 'one last act before he passed away'1624661/19/2023 5:00:00 AM;1/19/2023 5:00:00 AM31971/26/2023 2:09:16 PM Dhruvarajan, flanked by sons Raghu, (L), and Prabhu, was determined to finish publishing the poetry of his late mother as a way to connect generations of his family before he 539<img alt="Raj Dhruvarajan" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Palliative_care_helps_cancer_patient_fulfill_one_last_act_before_he_passed_away/Raj_Dhruvarajan.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Team at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre supports a man's quest to fulfil his dying wish.
The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation receives historic $50 million donation1473754/5/2022 4:00:00 AM;4/5/2022 4:00:00 AM29874/5/2022 2:05:54 PM Gattuso and Gary Slaight say they hope Tuesday's gift of $50 million to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation to establish the Allan Slaight Breakthrough Fund will encourage 1066<img alt="Emmanuelle Gattuso and Gary Slaight" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/The_Princess_Margaret_Cancer_Foundation_receives_historic_50_million_donation/Emmanuelle_Gattuso_and_Gary_Slaight.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />The Allan Slaight Breakthrough Fund will support innovative, unconventional approaches to cancer research.
Smoking: butt out387171/21/2015 5:00:00 AM;1/21/2015 5:00:00 AM83212/7/2017 6:34:25 PM Outpatient Pharmacies and Wellness have teamed up to support those looking to quit smoking This week is Smoking Cessation Week With the help of the UHN Outpatient Pharmacies and 438<img alt="Image of a Quit Smoking sign" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/thumb/Smoking_Cessation_resize_thumb.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />It’s Smoking Cessation Week. Find out how the interdisciplinary team at UHN is ready to help you quit.
Virtual care emerges as a key solution in mental health care1716951/25/2023 5:00:00 AM;1/25/2023 5:00:00 AM32001/25/2023 11:30:12 AM online, self-directed intervention "allowed us to reach out to people who may not be willing or able for a number of reasons to have psychotherapy with a therapist," says Dr 468<img alt="Kathryn Trottier" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Virtual_care_emerges_as_a_key_solution_in_mental_health_care/Kathryn_Trottier.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />RESTORE, an intervention designed at UHN to help people recover from extremely stressful experiences related to the pandemic, is one example of new possibilities.
The kidney in high definition1675331/23/2023 5:00:00 AM;1/23/2023 5:00:00 AM31981/23/2023 11:31:02 AM of the research team included, (clockwise from top left), Dr. Sarah Crome, Dr. Ana Konvalinka, Dr. Caitríona McEvoy and PhD candidate Julia Murphy One in 10 Canadians has some 376<img alt="kidneys" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/kidney_in_high_definition/art_of_kidneys.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />UHN researchers construct a detailed map of the cells and gene expression in the healthy kidney.
Patient-led research will investigate mechanisms behind rare pediatric disease1703001/24/2023 5:00:00 AM;1/24/2023 5:00:00 AM31991/24/2023 11:37:49 AM of the team leading this innovative research project include, (L to R), Mary Vyas, President at PSC Partners Canada, Drs. Sonya MacParland, Senior Scientist at UHN's Ajmera 501<img alt="innovative research project team" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Patient_led_research_will_investigate_mechanisms_behind_rare_pediatric_disease/innovative_research_project_team.png?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Team led by UHN's Ajmera Transplant Centre, with U of T, SickKids and PSC Partners Seeking a Cure, received a US$2 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
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My life with functional tremor381246/21/2017 4:00:00 AM;6/21/2017 4:00:00 AM160110/6/2020 9:56:45 PMI still haven't told my family that I have a functional tremor Honestly, it took me a while to be able to tell myself The tremors in my hands are hard to miss. They've certainly 3100<img alt="Mark Kay " src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/thumb/Mark_Kay_thumb.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />One patient’s first-person account on coming to terms with a difficult diagnosis.