Prior cancer treatment can increase risk for heart disease during pregnancy. Read More
New study reveals that insulin is important for the immune system’s ability to fight infection. The role of insulin in improving the ability of the immune system to fight infection has been described for the first time by Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI) scientists. The research findings were published in Cell Metabolism by first… Read More
“As sequencing technologies become more affordable and accessible, they are revolutionizing how physicians monitor and treat cancer,” says Dr. Dennis Kim, a clinical researcher and leukemia specialist at University Health Network’s Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Dr. Kim is bringing this idea to practice. He recently led a study to explore the use of next-generation sequencing—the… Read More
Genetic discoveries have made huge strides in recent decades. These advances and new technologies are revolutionizing our access to genetic testing. Some companies offer “at-home” genetic tests that make it as simple as sending in a mouth swab to the company. Accredited labs also offer tests for specific genes believed to be linked to various… Read More
Dr. Gary Rodin speaks with ecancer at ASCO 2017 about a psychological intervention to help advanced cancer patients manage disease-related anxiety.