In the Segal Cancer Centre, Nurse Clinician Erika Martinez speaks with a patient who has called the Symptom Management Hotline.
February 2018News

New hotline helps patients manage chemo symptoms

A new rapid-response hotline is in place for JGH cancer patients who are concerned about nausea, bleeding, fatigue, fever or other symptoms that may be related to their current chemotherapy.

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On the third floor of Pavilion B, where the hospital’s old operating rooms have been demolished to make way for a new Psychiatry In-Patient Care Unit, JGH Project Manager Julianne Desforges reviews architectural plans with Stéphane Richard, a mechanical technician with SNC Lavelin.
February 2018News

Toughest demolition in JGH history clears the way for new Psychiatry unit

The most complicated demolition project in the history of the JGH has been completed in Pavilion B, so that work can begin on a new Psychiatry In-patient Care Unit,.

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In the JGH Cancer Prevention Centre, Dr. Michael Dworkind (centre), Director of the Smoking Cessation Program, meets with Centre’s Director, Dr. Michael Pollak (right), and with Smoking Cessation Counsellor Joseph Erban.
Feature articlesFebruary 2018

JGH helping smokers to butt out across Quebec and Canada

As organizations across Quebec and Canada become increasingly interested in developing campaigns to help smokers kick the habit, many have been looking to the example set by the JGH Smoking Cessation Program.

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Rita Briansky, at the Hope & Cope Cancer Wellness Centre, with a painting (at left) by her late husband, Joseph Prezament, and two of her own watercolours.
Hope & CopeJanuary 2018

Transforming blank, impersonal walls into sources of beauty and joy

Life-affirming colour and vitality, in the form of 60 works of art from the not-for-profit Art for Healing Foundation, are lifting the spirits of users of the Hope & Cope Cancer Wellness Centre.

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During a trip to Israel to meet with former JGH fellows in head and neck surgical oncology, Dr. Alex Mlynarek (left), Dr. Michael Hier (second from left) and Dr. Richard Payne (centre) of the JGH visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem with Dr. Limor Muallem-Kalmovitch, a former fellow, and her husband, Dr. Boaz Kalmovitch, a trauma surgeon.
December 2017Feature articles

Three JGH doctors reunite with former fellows in Israel

The Chief of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and two of his JGH colleagues have visited Israel to see how much their former fellows have accomplished.

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Dr. Michael Malus, JGH Chief of Family Medicine, examines a young patient in the Goldman Herzl Family Practice Centre.
Feature articlesNovember 2017

Task force recommends elimination of annual checkups

Annual physical checkups yield few benefits and should be abolished, urges a Canadian task force, headed by a senior investigator in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH.

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Dr. Andréa C. LeBlanc
November 2017Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Senate medal for Alzheimer’s researcher

Dr. Andréa C. LeBlanc, Senior Investigator in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH, has been awarded the 150th Anniversary Medal by the Senate of Canada.

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Dr. Bernard Lapointe
NewsNovember 2017

Senate bestows 150th Anniversary Medal on Dr. Bernard Lapointe

Dr. Bernard Lapointe, JGH Chief of Palliative Care and an internationally recognized leader in his field, has been honoured with a 150th Anniversary Medal by the Senate of Canada.

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Participating in the news conference on research into Alzheimer’s disease were (from left) Anthony Housefather, MP for Mount Royal; Dr. Yves Joanette, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Aging; Alan Maislin, President of the Board of Directors of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal; Dr. Yves Joanette; and Dr. Howard Chertkow, Senior LDI Investigator.
February 2018News

$2.5 million for research into Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

Researchers in the Lady Davis Institute are among investigators from across Canada who will share in new federal funding of $2.5 million for research into various types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.

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Myer Bick (centre) accepts the Outstanding Career in Philanthropy Award from Marc Weinstein, Vice-Principal of University Advancement at McGill University, and Luce Moreau, President of the Quebec branch of the the Association of Fundraising Professionals. (Photo: Mélissa Vincelli)
MilestonesNovember 2017

Head of JGH Foundation honoured for outstanding career in philanthropy

Myer Bick, President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, has been recognized by his peers with an Outstanding Career in Philanthropy Award.

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