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RVH doc publishes in the New England Journal of Medicine

By |2019-01-28T22:49:43-04:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Community Hospital Research|

Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Program oncologist Dr. Robert El-Maraghi, along with Principal Investigators Drs. Phil Wells and Marc Carrier of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and other AVERT investigators, have recently published in the December 4, 2018 e-print edition of the New England Journal of Medicine (due out in print on February 21, 2019) The study, a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial supported by the Canadian [...]

Ensuring patient safety during radiation treatment

By |2019-01-28T22:52:14-04:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Community Hospital Research|

Kyle Malkoske, the head medical physicist in the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Program in Barrie, Ontario, is the lead author for the recently published technical quality control guidelines for radiation treatment centres (J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2018 Mar; 19(2): 44–47).  The guidelines are intended to "outline the performance objectives that equipment should meet in order to [...]