A 3D hydrogel created by researchers in U of T Engineering Professor Molly Shoichet's lab is helping University of Ottawa researchers to quickly screen hundreds of potential drugs for their ability to fight highly invasive cancers. For more resources, click on the image below.
Now that I’ve been through cancer, my life seems to be full of clichés. What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. There’s no time like the present. And especially pertinent for me, never judge another until you walk a mile in his shoes. I know now that these aren’t just clever sayings ― they’re wonderfully true and full of life lessons. For more resources click on the image below.
The geriatric oncology population requires special consideration in rehabilitation care planning due to drug side effects and potential drug interactions that occur with cancer treatment. Antineoplastic therapies incite side effects that are frequently managed with additional pharmacological interventions, often resulting in a cascade of drug side effects. Moreover, this population is disproportionately affected by multiple preexisting comorbidities that require the use of mu
Gallbladder cancer and bile duct cancer are rare, which is why it’s so important to learn about the signs and symptoms and help spread awareness. Here at Wheels For Wishes, we are helping Make-A-Wish with our car donation program, but we also love to help spread awareness about different types of medical conditions. If you don’t know much about gallbladder or bile duct cancer, February is a great time to learn more and share the knowledge so that more cases can be found and p
About one of every three Americans will develop some form of malignancy during his or her lifetime. This year alone, about 1,437,000 new cases will be diagnosed, and more than 565,000 people will die of the disease. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America, and as deaths from heart disease decline, it's poised to assume the dubious distinction of becoming our leading killer. Despite these grim statistics, doctors have made great progress in understanding the bio