From left: Dr. Gillian Kernaghan, St. Joseph’s President and CEO; David Pacitti, President and Head of the Americas for Siemens Healthineers; Dr. Paul Woods, LHSC President and CEO; Dr. Narinder Paul, Chair/Chief of the Department of Medical Imaging at LHSC, St. Joseph’s and Schulich Medicine & Dentistry; and, Dr. Alan Shepard, Western President & Vice-Chancellor.
Community members, patients and families, and those working in the health field attended a special open house on November 28 by research groups at Lawson Health Research Institute. Together, they celebrated the holiday spirit and the gift of hope that is made possible through hospital-based research.
Above: Dr. Andreana Bütter, Lawson Associate Scientist and Paediatric Surgeon at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), and Jacob Davidson, Lawson Research Coordinator.
Sarcomas are rare types of cancer that form in the connective tissue of the human body. Osteosarcoma is well known as the type of cancer diagnosed in Terry Fox, but there are many types of sarcoma and they are most common in children and young adults.