News New Cancer Treatment at Health Sciences North SHARE ON: Mackenzie Read, contributor, Wednesday, Dec. 21st, 2016 A new cancer treatment is being offered at Health Sciences North. Cancer patients can now get a procedure using electronic probes to destroy cancer cells. Vice President of Cancer and Clinical Support Mark Hartman says this is the first time this procedure is available in Northeastern Ontario. Hartman says patients would normally have to travel to Toronto for this treatment. He says it is exciting that this treatment is now more accessible to those in the northeast portion of the province.