Problem solver – that’s one way to describe Lori Silva.

She’s the charge technologist at Breast Imaging Kingston, a state-of-the-art facility which offers screening and precision diagnosis of breast cancer.

Silva wears many hats to ensure the centre runs smoothly.

“I do the ordering, I do the scheduling, I make...Read more

The 24th annual Rose of Hope Golf Tournament took place on July 26, 2022 at the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club, and the event raised $285,000. Over the next five years, the Rose of Hope committee and the women of Cataraqui Golf and Country Club pledge to raise $1 million for a...Read more

Everyone should have equitable access to safe, high quality maternal and newborn care closer to home especially for those living in rural, remote and isolated communities. In First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, access to high quality health care can improve maternal and newborn care by ensuring it is culturally...Read more

It’s natural for anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding to second-guess a new medication or immunization, but Dr. Graeme Smith, Medical Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), assures expectant parents that there’s no reason to hesitate when it comes to any of the approved COVID-19...Read more

It is estimated that in 2020 about 1,350 women in Canada will be diagnosed with cervical cancer, and about 410 will die from the disease. The most effective way to find cervical cancer early, when treatment is most effective, is with regular pap tests. In recognition of National Cervical Cancer...Read more

For women who face a breast cancer diagnosis, connecting with others who have gone through a similar experience and learning about treatment options is an important step to managing their diagnosis.

To help women with this process, the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario along with the Canadian Cancer Society have created...Read more

Leadership is demonstrated every day in every way throughout Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). Whether someone is actively listening to feedback, creatively solving problems or enthusiastically embracing change in the workplace, examples of people striving to do their very best for themselves, their co-workers and for the patients and families...Read more

On May 16, Dr. Ashley Waddington, a gynecologist at Kingston Health Sciences Centre who specializes in contraception and transgender health care, joined the eight other committee members and the chair of Health Canada’s new Scientific Advisory Committee on Health Products for Women for their first meeting in Ottawa.

A news...Read more

For women who face a breast cancer diagnosis, connecting with others who have gone through a similar experience and learning about treatment options is an important step to managing their diagnoses.

To help women with this process, the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario along with the Canadian Cancer Society have created...Read more

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Rose of Hope Tournament and, once again, the women of the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club have chosen to raise funds in support of the programs which support cancer care at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). Over the past 20 years, the...Read more