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Tracking The Deadly Spread Of Breast Cancer

Montreal investigator awarded $450,000 to study cell signals and their role in breast cancer metastasis.

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Published on : 16 Apr 2002

New Study Looks at Pain During Sexual Intercourse

Some women who experience pain during sexual intercourse may suffer from an unusually low pain threshold and not a sexual dysfunction as previously believed.

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Published on : 04 Apr 2002

The MUHC Officially Opens The Cedars Breast Clinic

Today, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) officially opened its new Cedars Breast Clinic located at the Royal Victoria Hospital site, on the 10th Floor of the Surgical Pavilion.

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Published on : 27 Mar 2002

A Shortage Of Medical Oncologists At The Mcgill University Health Centre Prompts An Aggressive Recruitment Campaign

There is a shortage of medical oncologists at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) due to the departure of three physicians at the Royal Victoria Hospital site over the last year.

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Published on : 18 Mar 2002

The McGill University Health Centre ¯Performs Canada's First Heart Pump Implant For Long Term Use

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is proud to announce that it has performed Canada's first heart pump implant for long-term support of patients with heart failure.

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Published on : 12 Mar 2002

MUHC Opens Newly Renovated Intensive Care Unit At The MGH

Montreal, February 19, 2002 - The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) proudly opened its newly renovated 24-bed Intensive Care Unit during a ribbon cutting ceremony today at the Montreal General Hospital (MGH) site.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2002

Researchers Excel in Federal Funding Competition

Researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Research Institute will receive approximately 10 percent of federal funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-Canada's leading federal funding agency for health research.

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Published on : 30 Jan 2002

Freezing Organs - A Revolutionary Approach To Transplantation

A study published today in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature (Jan 24, 2002) presents a novel procedure for organ preservation. Investigators from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have found that organs can be successfully transplanted following freezing and storage in liquid nitrogen.

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Published on : 24 Jan 2002

MUHC Researcher Plays Key Role In Developing New Diabetes Drug

The first clinical trials of INGAP Peptide for the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus have begun in the United States. INGAP Peptide derives from discoveries made by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, Professor of Surgery and Medicine and Director of the Division of Surgical Research at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and Dr. Aaron I. Vinik, Professor of Medicine, Anatomy and Neurobiology and Director of the Strelitz Diabetes Institutes at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

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Published on : 17 Dec 2001

Action ABC Launches Unique Book

Action ABC, a literacy program for individuals with life challenges, will launch a unique book entitled The Writer's Pen, on Tuesday, November 27, in collaboration with The Montreal General Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre, The Jewish General Hospital, The Douglas Hospital and The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

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Published on : 26 Nov 2001

Operational Review Of MUHC Completed

The Board of Directors of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has received the final report of an operational review of its financial, administrative and clinical activities.

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Published on : 22 Nov 2001

The MUHC Becomes One Of The First Canadian Health Centres To Adopt A Disclosure Policy

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) becomes one of the first Canadian health institutions to formally adopt a disclosure policy. The hospital will let patients know when medical errors are made or when unplanned outcomes of procedures occur.

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Published on : 19 Nov 2001

Message to the MUHC Community: Towards a new culture of professional conduct

The following message was sent today to all personnel of the MUHC by Executive Director, Dr Hugh Scott.

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Published on : 03 Oct 2001

Health Minister Trudel Confirms Land Purchase for MUHC

Quebec Minister of Health and Social Services, Rémy Trudel, today announced the purchase of the Canadian Pacific's Glen Yards as the future site of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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Published on : 05 Jul 2001

The MUHC Inaugurates Its Sleep Disorders Centre

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) inaugurates today its new Sleep Disorders Centre, the result of the merger of the two adult centres from the Royal Victoria(RVH) and the Montreal General(MGH) sites. Construction was completed in December 2000 on the 10th Floor of the "F" Pavilion at the Royal Victoria Hospital site.

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Published on : 19 Jun 2001