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Special thanks to EastLink TV for volunteering their time and their talent to tape the Cancer Care Nova Scotia’s Cancer Answers lecture series for airing on Podium TV. EastLink TV is now offering its programs OnDemand, so a number of these lectures and other programs are now available for viewing at your convenience. For more information, visit

CongratulationNews and Notess to Dr. Mahmood Naqvi, Medical Director and Chief of Staff for the Cape Breton District Health Authority. He was honoured as member of the Order of Canada during an investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall on June 18, 2010. As a surgeon and administrator, Dr. Naqvi helped pioneer the use of laparoscopic surgery in Nova Scotia, and was instrumental in the development of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital and in establishing a regional cancer care centre.