In Vancouver today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, announced regulations requiring drug manufacturers to publicly report drug shortages and provide advanced warning of anticipated shortages.
The success of immunotherapy for some cancer patients was highlighted this month in The Globe and Mail.
As we approach the holiday season, Canadian Virtual Hospice places a spotlight on dignity for patients and families.
‘A new biomarker predicts PARP response in ovarian cancer’ was released by MedScape today.
25-year-old Canadian model Elly Mayday shared her story of her diagnosis and presented at Benefits of Caring.
Watch this Shaw TV segment with OVCARE and Malene Grotrian on the nature of ovarian cancer.
Experts voted 13-0 that Roche’s test was safe and effective as first step in cervical cancer screening. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_145075.html WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A U.S. Food and Drug … Continue reading
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/can-doctors-be-taught-how-to-talk-to-patients/?nl=health&emc=edit_hh_20140304 Recently one of us attended a daylong retreat designed to help doctors communicate more effectively with patients. The course was taught by a colleague with whom we had consulted … Continue reading
“…chemotherapy-induced neuropathy is a big, big problem; it is one of the more prominent toxicities we have with a number of commonly used chemotherapy agents, such as the platinum agents … Continue reading