Dr. Fred Saad is professor and chair of urology at the University of Montreal Hospital Centre, and he holds the University of Montreal endowed chair in prostate cancer research.
Dr. Peter Chung is a radiation oncologist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre who treats patients with prostate cancer.
Lisa Di Prospero, Regional Co-lead of Smoking Cessation at Toronto’s Odette Cancer Centre, discusses how the Centre integrates smoking cessation into cancer care.
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. This is an opportunity for people (healthcare providers, patients, survivors and caregivers) to help provide education and awareness about the disease.
This year’s theme, ‘We Can. I Can.’ is the beginning of the Union for International Cancer Control’s (UICC) three-year international campaign to highlight the collaborative efforts needed, from collectives and individuals, to alleviate the burden of cancer.
The video embodies this year’s World Cancer Day theme by emphasizing how individual stories can come together to make a lasting difference. It demonstrates the interconnectedness between various perspectives along the cancer control continuum – for example, a researcher’s work supports a physician’s care, which in turns helps a patient.
A new landmark report, Population Health in Canada’s Largest Cities, assesses differences in the cancer risks of populations in Canada’s largest cities. Led by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, the report finds that western municipalities overall have healthier lifestyles than their eastern counterparts, and better cancer risk profiles as a result.
Assembly of First Nations Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy talks about his experience as a colorectal cancer survivor, and the benefits to screening and early detection.