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Archive for November, 2014

New research: fruit extract may cause cancer cells to kill themselves

Posted on: November 28th, 2014
A University of Windsor anti-cancer crusader may have discovered his most effective agent yet — a fruit that causes evil cells to commit suicide.Dr. Siyaram Pandey, known for promising work on dandelion root extract, is thrilled with results from his initial research on long pepper fruit.“It is very potent, which is surprising, actually,” said Pandey. “I wouldn’t

Assistance fund eases stress for cancer fighters

Posted on: November 24th, 2014
Geri-Ann Hurt had already faced cancer once and thought she had won the battle.Following a trip to the hospital from a stroke in 2011, Hurt was forced to break the bad news to hr family yet again: the cancer had returned. She said telling them was one of the hardest things she’s had to do.“They

Making a Difference

Posted on: November 3rd, 2014
Battling leukemia, pathologist Dr. Yee gives back to chemotherapy unitDr. George Yee spent five decades as a pathologist — peering into a microscope, searching for signs of disease — because he wanted to make a difference in people’s lives.Today, after diagnosing thousands of Windsor patients, the 79-year-old physician is coping with his own deadly diagnosis

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