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Some Medical Devices Are Born Out of Frustration

In 2003, Dr. Claire Temple, a young plastic surgeon in London began using a surgical technique known as Mohs micrographic surgery to effectively cure basal cell skin cancer. Mohs is a very precise surgical technique where layers of cancer-containing skin are progressively removed and examined, in real time, until only cancer-free tissue remains. The goal […]

Tech Grants Approved

Two London-based high-tech medical firms are among nine companies across Ontario to be approved for funding from the provincial Level-Up program. CryoCaddy is marketing a new, simpler way to make tissue slides during surgery to remove skin cancer. Integra Medical has developed novel probiotic products and therapies for dental and ear, nose and throat health. […]