Monthly Archives: October 2017

Teaching Immune T Cells To Kill Cancer Cells: STAT NEWS Damien Garde

BOSTON — Dave Matthews describes his cancer as “the monster inside me.” It’s the one thing he cannot control. After six months of treatment and a grueling eight rounds of chemotherapy, Matthews’s lymphoma had stopped responding to medicine’s best efforts. … Continue reading

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Healthcare Is Both Global And Local At The Same Time: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Providing Global Triage For Patients Located Anywhere: Treatment options for complex patients can be both local and global, at the same time. Our focus at Rupert Case Management is serving patients located anywhere with global triage services. Case Study: Hans … Continue reading

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Using Liquid Biopsy To Design Targeted Therapy For Children With Eye Tumours: Jama Opthalmology:

Retinoblastoma (Rb) is one of the first tumors to have a known genetic etiology. However, because biopsy of this tumor is contraindicated, it has not been possible to define the effects of secondary genetic changes on the disease course. Objective  To … Continue reading

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Immune Surveillance For Cancer: How It Works Or Does Not Work.

Understanding how incompletely cleared primary tumors transition from minimal residual disease (MRD) into treatment resistant, immune-invisible recurrences has major clinical significance. We show here that this transition is mediated through the subversion of two key elements of innate immune surveillance. … Continue reading

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40% of workers in Canada suffer from depression Ipsos study.

by David Keelaghan  13 Oct 2017 Depression and mental illness is affecting a significant amount of Canadian workers, reveals a new survey from Ipsos. The study, commissioned by the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace, shows that four out … Continue reading

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What If Canada Had A $20 Per Visit User Fee?

The revenue potential from even small user fees is substantial. Recent research has calculated that, if in the fiscal year 2004-2005 provincial/territorial governments had pegged all future increases in physician fee-for-service payments to changes in the CPI and allowed extra … Continue reading

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