Join them Sept 22nd from 1:30 - 3:30 pm at Kingston General Hospital for a Patient Education session.
This will be led by Dr. Michael Rauh and Elina Cook from Queen's University on the role of the clinical laboratory in personalizing leukemia and lymphoma diagnosis and driving research on the origins of these cancers.

MesotheliomaHelp.org is a comprehensive resource for those affected by asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis. A diagnosis of these cancers can feel overwhelming, but you don’t have to deal with it alone. On this site, you can find solutions and connect with others in our community.

We have designed our homepage to be the first step towards understanding mesothelioma and taking control of your or a loved one’s mesothelioma diagnosis.  We understand that there is much to learn, with a wide variety of topics, that is why we have come up and created a way to offer you all the information you may need, in the most simplistic way possible.

The majority of cancer incidence and mortality occurs in individuals aged older than 65 years, and the number of older adults with cancer is projected to significantly increase secondary to the aging of the US population. As such, understanding the changes accompanying age in the context of the cancer patient is of critical importance.

Level 2 Palliative Care Education for: Regulated Health Professionals at the Brockville General Hospital Wednesdays March 22 to April 26th, 9am to 4pm.  Contact Carol Northcott to register.

Mesothelioma can lessen your life expectancy, but the amount depends on factors like your overall health and the cancer’s stage and cell type. Learn about the factors that influence how long people live with this cancer. 

This webinar presented by Louise Hanvey provides an overview of what Advance Care Planning (ACP) is, fosters understanding as to why ACP is important for patients with prostate cancer, teaches patients and/or their families and caregivers the steps involved in the ACP process, and how to start these types of conversations, as well as familiarize participants with the available resources on ACP.

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to the older adult and liver health considerations.  3 pages..

Although liver disease is stereotypically linked to alcohol or drugs, the truth is that there are over 100 known forms of liver disease caused by a variety of factors and affecting everyone from infants to older adults. This website provides information about liver disease, liver health and resources and links for health care professionals.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Dr. Shabbir M.H. Alibhai is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicineand Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. He is a Physician and Researcher at the University Health Network and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and a Research Scientist with the Canadian Cancer Society. His research interests are cancer in the elderly, particularly inunderstanding treatment-related side effects, rational screening and treatment, as well as improving quality of life, fatigue and function in older people with variouscancers.

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