Just this one short word is enough to strike fear in the heart of anyone diagnosed with cancer. But Sunnybrook researchers are making strides toward a future where chemotherapy will be simpler, safer and highly effective – and its devastating side effects a thing of the past.
Faces of our staff and our community.
Since its birth 65 years ago as a veterans’ hospital, Sunnybrook has come a long way. Here are some of the highlights in our colourful history – as well as our more recent work that is blazing the trail for a healthier tomorrow.
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Treat the untreatable. Stop the unstoppable. See the invisible.
When family members contest a will, who interprets what the deceased really meant? How one geriatric psychiatrist is helping the courts decide
Lifelike mannequins, advanced technology and seasoned staff provide a range of simulations to make everyone from new nurses to surgical residents more confident and better trained
It isn’t always the babies who face risk in complicated pregnancies. One mother says she owes her life to Sunnybrook’s expertise.
The Veterans Centre scored big when it granted James Houston the perfect hockey-themed wish
A new study in the journal PLOS ONE, ... suggests that hot weather rather than cold stormy weather increases the risk of drowning.
Research and Innovation
It sounds like science fiction, but Sunnybrook researchers have developed a machine that produces human-like skin to treat burns
The latest in leading-edge developments at Sunnybrook.
There are no additional health benefits for preterm babies whose mothers received multiple courses of corticosteroids before giving birth, even five years later, a new Sunnybrook-led study has found.
In its first day, an online crowdfunding campaign for an innovative cancer technology has raised $20,000 in donations.
Study examines predictive impact of socioeconomic status on survival of patients treated at a cancer centre in Canada.
Sunnybrook ophthalmology staff volunteer in Nepal to train doctors and nurses on the most complicated state-of-the-art equipment, as well as the simplest procedures that can save eyesight.
Thrill of the Grill organizer Susan Puff helps raise nearly $50,000 for Sunnybrook research
Sunnybrook’s training fellowships attract some of the world’s brightest young medical talent, creating a global reservoir of state-of-the-art knowledge
From March 4 to 8, Sunnybrook participated in the Trillium Gift of Life Network's Gift of 8 Workplace initiative, which provides a way for organizations to encourage staff to become registered organ and tissue donors.
A company provides free apartments for relatives of long-term patients.
Healing the Future
Zapping tumours with focused ultrasound and putting new cancer drugs to the test: just two of CeRIGT’s leading-edge projects
Someone in Canada develops dementia every five minutes, a rate that is projected to more than double over the next thirty years.
Simulated medical procedures are a key component of teaching the next generation of health-care professionals
We often hear the phrase “teaching hospital.” But what does it actually mean?
New minimally invasive cardiac procedures are saving lives and aiding speedier recovery