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The Best Medicine Matters - Autumn/Winter 2015

Perspectives magazine is an annual glossy supporting the Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary, Mount Sinai Hospital and the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute.

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C H A R I T A B L E R E G I S T R A T I O N # 1 1 9 0 4 8 1 0 6 R R 0 0 0 1 Chair, Board of Directors, Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation of Toronto Brent S. Belzberg CEO, Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation of Toronto; Executive Vice-President, Advancement & Marketing, Sinai Health System Kevin R. Goldthorp Editor-in-Chief Lindsey Hodgson Editor Sara Daniels Art Director Cecilia Mok Contributors Eden Biggin Sara Daniels Heather Gibson Riannon John Amie Silverwood Photography Gerald Allain John Packman SHS News Discovery Corner Contents 5 6 2 29 F P O - F S C L O G O : PRINT VENDOR to insert Do you have a story you'd like to share? O N T H E CO V E R Cancer surgeon Dr. Carol Swallow and her team operate to remove a sarcoma tumour that has developed at the top of a patient's kidney in the wall of the large vein that carries blood from the lower body back to the heart. Read more about this intense,10-hour surgery on page 18. Photo by Gerald Allain @supportsinai Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation 1001 – 522 University Avenue Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1W7 DM15–BM3 • 201507694 autumn/winter 2015 e Best Medicine Matters Life & limb: A survival story Tony thrives ten years after a sarcoma diagnosis, thanks to Dr. Jay Wunder and the Sinai Sarcoma Unit. Targeting tumours Sinai researchers are developing new diagnostic tests for bladder and prostate tumours. A family affair Mauro receives lifelong care from Dr. Zane Cohen and his team to manage a rare, hereditary condition that can lead to colorectal cancer. Impact: Cancer care Learn how Sinai Health System's Christopher Sharp Cancer Centre is leading the way in the fight against cancer. An intricate operation Dr. Carol Swallow removes an abdominal sarcoma tumour during an intense 10-hour surgery. Reconstruction & recovery Dr. Ian Witterick and his team perform the most complex head and neck cancer surgeries. e little things With the help of Dr. Jaime Escallon, Ginger overcomes breast cancer while pregnant with her son Henry. F E A T U R E S : All hands on deck Community Corner

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