Frank Wang knew something was wrong. It was the fall of 2019 and the 54-year-old just hadn’t been feeling himself. Following an appointment with his family doctor, Frank completed what’s known as a fecal immunochemical test (FIT) to screen for colorectal cancer.
Christina Morino has been an advocate for mental health services throughout her career, but it was a “big swing” to one day become a client of those services. A perfect storm of life stressors had finally caught up with her, and “the carpet was pulled out from under me.”
Brian and Laura Tang knew they would be having their baby in January, but never did they think their daughter would be born on New Year’s Day. “It’s an incredible way to start the decade with a new member of our family,” admits Laura.
Markham Stouffville Hospital has been recognized by Trillium Gift of Life Network for the hospital’s outstanding support of organ and tissue donation. Last year, MSH had three organ donors, which led to 13 life-saving organ transplants and 25 tissue donations that enhanced the lives of many.
Officially opened in April 2019, the clinic brings together the hospital’s surgical, diagnostic and oncology expertise with the aim to reduce wait times for analyzing skin lesions and treatment of melanoma by improving access to specialists and surgeons.