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Link to web story about PROFYLE event
Terry Fox Research Institute and cross-Canada partners give $16.4 million boost to young people fighting hard-to-treat cancers (Friday, November 24, 2017)
Terry Fox PROFYLE, a new initiative announced by the Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) today, is aiming to give the 20 per cent of children and young adults with hard-to-treat cancers another chance to beat their disease.
Link to web story about Wonder screening
Jacob Tremblay reunites with patients and hosts screening of Wonder at SickKids (Tuesday, November 21, 2017)
A group of current and former patients from the Craniofacial and Cleft Lip and Palate Programs at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) had their chance to walk the red – or rather, blue –carpet on Monday, and to reunite with young Canadian actor Jacob Tremblay.
Link to press release about in utero surgery
Spina bifida repaired in-utero (Tuesday, November 14, 2017)
In a Canadian first, a team from Mount Sinai Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has repaired a form of spina bifida in a fetus at 25 weeks gestation.
Link to web story about asthma and fractures
Inhaled corticosteroids do not increase risk of fracture in children with asthma: study (Monday, November 13, 2017)
Daily use of inhaled corticosteroids does not increase the risk of bone fracture in children with asthma, according to a new study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).
Link to get up and go webstory
When pain ends, kids can be kids again: Get Up and Go celebrates two years of successful partnership between Holland Bloorview and SickKids (Friday, November 10, 2017)
Client Staci, now 15, shared her story on Nov. 9 at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, where patients, families, and teams gathered to celebrate the second anniversary of Get Up and Go: Persistent Paediatric Pain Service. The service is a collaboration between Holland Bloorview and SickKids.

SickKids in the headlines

Toronto baby receives Canada's first in-utero spina bifida surgery (Global News)

Toronto surgeons repair spina bifida on 25-week-old fetus (Toronto Star)

Canadian doctors perform in-utero spina bifida surgery (CTV News)

'A new alphabet' for cancer? (CBC.ca)

This new way to fight cancer is changing everything (Today’s Parent)

SickKids nursing school marks a milestone (CTV News Toronto)

Families celebrate Thanksgiving at SickKids (CTV News Toronto)

Ibuprofen as effective as oral morphine for kids’ pain relief after surgery, study finds (Toronto Star)