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
“This is a very important study. It includes a very large patient population followed for a fairly long period of time, confirming earlier reports of the value and the impact … Continue reading
In particular, women with BRCA1 mutation should have surgery by age 35, researchers say http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_144778.html MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Women who carry a BRCA1 gene mutation and … Continue reading