Archive for: patient experience

Dr. Ronald Barr

Video interview with Dr. Ronald Barr

Dr. Ronald Barr, pediatrician at McMaster University Health Sciences, discusses his experiences and approaches in delivering bad news to adolescents and young adults

Google Hangout

Young People and Cancer: A hangout

Listen to how young Canadians dealt with their cancer diagnosis and the challenges they faced throughout their cancer journey.

Laura Mitchell

Q&A with Laura Mitchell

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.

Google hangout - Danelle

Cancer and Young People: A Hangout with Danelle Lesley Titus

Listen to how a young Canadian dealt with her cancer diagnosis and the challenges she faced throughout her cancer journey.

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Youth and cancer: Fieldnotes

How is cancer different for youth? Read to learn more about the issues and outcomes when cancer strikes adolescents and young adults.

Cancer in young people

Cancer in young people: an infographic

More than 2,000 adolescents and young adults are diagnosed with cancer each year. Check out this infographic to learn about the changes we have seen in survival for this age group in Canada.



In this podcast episode we are taking you to the frontlines of adolescents and young adult cancer. Listen up.

The Truth of It

The Truth of It video series

Everyone’s cancer journey is unique. Listen to the stories of others who received their cancer diagnosis in their adolescence, and how it impacted their lives.

Recommended resources

Cancer in young people: Recommended resources

These resources for health-care professionals were curated by the 1 in 3 team.

Dr. Balfour Mount

In conversation with Dr. Balfour Mount

Dr. Balfour Mount, the physician who coined the term “palliative care,” looks back on his career and the way that palliative care has evolved over the years.

Dr. James Downar

Coming to terms with death

“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.

Dr. Sandy Buchman

Helping patients help themselves

“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.