I’m often asked by patients whether radiation therapy is a substitute for chemotherapy or is it used in conjunction with chemotherapy. So, let’s talk about that. Radiation is complementary to chemotherapy in colon cancer. Typically, chemotherapy is used to control both local and distant disease or possible distant disease in colon cancer. However, in patientsRead More Is Radiation Therapy a Substitute for Chemotherapy in Colon Cancer Treatment?
So today’s appointment is sort of a check-in to see how you’re doing. See if we can help with some of the symptoms you’re having and also to talk to you about what’s coming next. You’re about halfway through your treatment now. You’ve got about three more weeks of the chemo and radiation to goRead More Things to remember after chemoradiation for your brain tumour is over
It’s October, aka breast cancer awareness month. There’s so much pink stuff everywhere that no doubt by now you are aware: breast cancer exists. But that doesn’t tell us about what to actually expect when someone we love receives what can be a very frightening diagnosis. Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancerRead More How Does Chemotherapy Treat Breast Cancer?
According to the World Health Organization, cancer cases are expected to rise a whopping 57% worldwide in the next 20 years. You probably know or are related to someone who has fought cancer and you may have seen them go through chemotherapy. But…what is it? Hey guys Julia here for DNews Currently a diagnosis ofRead More What Does Chemotherapy Actually Do To Your Body?
My name is Urban Emmenegger, I’m a Medical Oncologist here at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre. I’m specializing in the treatment of prostate cancer and the way I do that is different from some of my colleagues, I use mostly hormonal treatments and I use chemotherapy. Prostate cancer is a very specific disease in thatRead More Hormone therapy and chemotherapy – prostate cancer