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Class of 1T9: Lessons From Medical School

Students from the MD Class of 1T9 shared the most valuable lessons they've learned in medical school.
Jun 3 / 2019

Millions of Women in Low- and Middle-Income Countries will Need Radiotherapy for Cervical Cancer Despite Vaccination

A new study from the University of Toronto and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre reports that millions of women in low- and middle-income countries will need life-saving radiotherapy to treat their cervical cancer, despite the growth of essential human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination programs. 
May 29 / 2019

Study Shows Increase in Suicide Among Young Women After Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why

A study by an international research group has found that suicides spiked in youth — particularly young women — after the release of the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, which portrays the suicide of a teenage girl. The time-series analysis found a 13 per cent increase in suicides among 10-19 year olds in the United States three months after the show’s release, or 94 more suicides than expected.
May 29 / 2019

U of T Announces New Chair in Integrative Medicine

An estimated 70 per cent of Canadians use some sort of alternative medicine or therapy, such as herbal remedies and acupuncture. Yet health care professionals are ill equipped to help them navigate potential benefits or risks. In her new role as KY and Betty Ho Chair in Integrative Medicine at the University of Toronto, Cheung is determined to bridge that gap.
May 28 / 2019
Jun 21 Continuing Education Rounds: LDCT Lung Cancer Screening - Let’s Get Ready!
Grand Rounds | 8:00am–9:00am
Jun 22 Atherosclerosis in South Asians: Partnering for a Healthier Future
Symposium | 8:00am–3:00pm
Jun 25 Faculty of Medicine Staff Recognition BBQ
Other | 12:00pm–2:30pm
Jun 27 SEEDing Innovation: First Annual XSeed and EMHSeed Poster Session
Other | 1:00pm–3:00pm
Jul 3 WebPac Training
Workshop/Seminar | 2:00pm–3:30pm
Sep
11 – 14
International Society for the Advancement of Clinical MEG: Epilepsy and Beyond
Symposium | 7:00am–5:00pm
Sep
20 – 22
34th Annual Organ Imaging Review
Conference | 7:15am–5:15pm

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