When Cancer Meets Schizophrenia
The man was 23 when the delusions came on. He was convinced that his thoughts were leaking out of his head and that other people could hear them. When he watched television, he thought the actors… Continue reading
The Problem with Miracle Cancer Cures
Back in the late seventies, my best friend’s Mom was dying from a very aggressive cancer and the doctors sent her home to die. My friend helped her mortgage the house so she could… Continue reading
Cancer Screening: Better safe than sorry?
Doctors and OHIP often advise that past a certain age, older adults can forgo various screening tests for cancer. But many patients, no matter how old or sick they may be, are reluctant to… Continue reading
Newest Cancer Treatment: Immunotherapy
Some of the most promising advances in cancer research in recent years involve treatments known as immunotherapy. These advances have spurred billions of dollars in investment at leading universities around the world and hundreds of clinical… Continue reading
Prostate Cancer: The Best Treatment may be no treatment at all!
You have undergone a number of PSA (prostate specific antigen) tests and your PSA keeps going up. Your physician tells you that they must take a biopsy and you… Continue reading