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Drs. Martin Gleave and Colin Collins part of new pan-Canadian prostate cancer network

Drs. Martin Gleave and Colin Collins from the Vancouver Prostate Centre at VGHare part of this new pan-Canadian network of prostate cancer researchers. Over the next four years, the group will work to identify new ways to determine what forms of prostate cancer require immediate treatment and which don’t, as well as how to better predict which patients following surgery or radiation treatment are at risk of their cancer progressing.

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Faster, higher, stronger, safer: VCH researcher shapes Olympic wrestling and injury diagnostics

During the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London this July, Dr. Babak Shadgan, clinical researcher with the orthopedic trauma division, urologic sciences department, and muscle biophysics at Vancouver Coastal Health, and sports physician, will be among the medical officials supporting the health and safety of the world’s top athletes.

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London calling: Nature blog highlights VCH’s Olympic Success

In a few days, an estimated 14,000 athletes will take part in over 300 Olympic events based in London. Many people are working behind the scenes in order to keep everyone healthy and safe during the games. In 2010, the VCH Public Health team were a key part of ensuring a healthy and memorable experience for athletes, officials, media and general public during the Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Accredited online course for physicians: Transfusion Reactions

Do you know how to recognize and/or medically manage an acute or delayed transfusion reaction? Are you aware of the principles of “what, when and why” as applied to transfusion reaction reporting?

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Planning for the future MH&A needs for seniors in VCH and PHC

Together, VCH and PHC are developing a regional approach to understanding older adult mental health and addiction services that currently exist and are predicting and planning for future needs.

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Older VCH News news items are located on VCH Connect Across VCH News items Coastal VCH News items Richmond VCH News items Vancouver VCH News items (links to VCH Connect are only available from a VCH computer)

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