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.
“I continue to be amazed that many clinicians still view smoking as a habit. It is not a habit.” Dr. Andrew Pipe, Chief of the Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa.
Laura Mitchell, a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program at Princess Margaret Hospital, talks about her role in helping young adults and their families deal with the changes a cancer diagnosis brings to their lives.
“We need to be talking about radon as a radioactive substance rather than just a gas.” Anne-Marie Nicol, Principal Investigator at CAREX Canada, talks about the importance of having homes and workplaces tested for radon.
“I’ve been in end-of-life situations where the relatives brought in margaritas and we had a beach party for somebody who was dying because that’s what he always wanted.” Critical care and palliative care physician Dr. James Downar talks about the importance of communication in palliative care.
“Will you look after me? I’m sick and it’s too far.” Dr. Sandy Buchman, physician at the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, lays out the principles of good palliative care, and the top 7 things physicians, patients and their families should know that they probably don’t.