The Canadian Cancer Society estimates that two in five Canadians will get cancer in their lifetime. A Ryerson physics professor, Michael Kolios, and his graduate student, Eno Hysi, are working on a way to fix that by attacking tumours with ultrasound. “In our research, ultrasound technologies are primarily being used for monitoring the progression of cancer therapies. In this case, […]
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Toronto mourned the death of former mayor Rob Ford on March 31 as hundreds came out in support of the Ford family and to walk in the funeral procession. The procession went from city hall, where Ford’s body had been lying in repose since March 28, to St. James Cathedral.
Rob Ford, the former Toronto mayor who became an international celebrity for his inebriated political antics, died March 22. He was 46. Ford had battled pleomorphic liposarcoma, a rare form of cancer, since late 2014. He underwent surgery in mid-2015 to remove the cancer, but two new tumours appeared soon after. He went into palliative care on March 21 and […]
Former mayor Rob Ford has died at the age of 46 after a long battle with a rare form of cancer. Ford’s office released a statement around 11 a.m. today. “With heavy hearts and profound sadness the Ford family announces the passing of their beloved son, brother and husband, and father,” said the statement, The family is asking that citizens respect their […]
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A Ryerson researcher is studying a new way to locate cancer cells. And the secret is in the blood. Ryerson physics professor Michael Kolios is conducting research into photoacoustics, an emerging practice that foregoes traditional ultrasound detection in favour of measuring oxygen levels in blood to detect tumours. The practice, known as biomedical photoacoustics, is an alternative to ultrasound that […]
Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a malignant liposarcoma tumour, said Dr. Zane Cohen of Mount Sinai Hospital. Speaking at a news conference at the hospital Wednesday evening, Cohen said the cancer is exceptionally rare and difficult to treat, with 60 different cell types that invade soft “fatty” tissue. Ford will start chemotherapy within 48 hours. The treatment is expected to […]