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Tlicho nurse marks fourth year as stomach cancer survivor

After suffering stomach cancer that led to the removal of her stomach and parts of her esophagus and intestines four years ago, a local health professional is advocating for greater patient awareness about the...

Hall Beach rallies around wife of cancer victim

Terry Fox runs took place across Nunavut in September and in Hall Beach the proceeds were kept close to home. Hall Beach recreation coordinator Paul Haulli stands alongside Monica Panikpakutsuk, who the community helped out...

Former Yellowknifer makes chemotherapy breakthrough

A former Northerner has found a way to protect heart cells from some negative effects of chemotherapy. Gopinath Sutendra grew up in Inuvik and Yellowknife and is now a researcher and assistant professor in the cardiology...

New cancer support group starts up in Inuvik

Two Inuvik women are starting up a cancer support group after seeing a need for one in the community. Agnes Pascal and Ruth Wright are organizing the group. Pascal said the group is open to...