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Remembering December 6 – Women’s College Hospital remembers and reflects on December 6. > MORE


Take Note

PharmaCentre at Women’s College Hospital set to relocate to a spacious new facility – PharmaCentre will transition to 77 Grenville St. by the end of the month.

Staff, physicians and volunteers kick off the holiday season with a festive celebration at Women’s College Hospital – Memories are shared and new ones created at the last holiday party in our beloved building. > MORE



Breast-cancer survivors at higher risk for diabetes – Post-menopausal women who have survived breast cancer have a higher risk of developing diabetes, according to research led by Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe, a WCRI scientist and WCH endocrinologist.

Spotlight on Nursing

Nursing Advisory Council elects new co-chair – Sandra Walsh brings a strong nursing voice to the organization at Women’s College Hospital. > MORE

WCH in the Media

Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe’s newest research linking breast cancer with increased risk of diabetes was featured in the Globe and Mail, CBC, The New York Times, and other publications around the country and around the world.

Dr. Steven Narod was mentioned in an editorial published in the Globe and Mail about breast cancer and genetics.

Dr. Danielle Martin was featured in the Toronto Star as one of the People to Watch in 2013.

For more WCH news articles, click here.


Coming up @ WCH

A hospital-wide campaign will be held Jan. 14 – Jan. 25, 2013 to encourage all staff, physicians and volunteers to CLEAN IT UP, CLEAR IT OUT! in preparation for the transition to the new building. More information to come.

Women’s Health Matters

Last month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Behnaz Abedi, registered dietitian, Family Practice Care Centre at Women’s College Hospital, about the differences between prebiotics and probiotics.


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