Nuclear Medicine And Cancer Care: What You Need To Know

Written for Mediaplanet’s The Future of Cancer Care campaigns. Published in Toronto Star on December 3, 2015.  While some may associate nuclear technology with clean energy or weaponry, this field has also been at the forefront of molecular medicine or personalized medicine leading to significant clinical advances — specifically in the fight against cancer. Nuclear medicine […]

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Using The Body’s Natural Defence System To Battle Cancer

Written for Mediaplanet’s Future of Cancer Care campaign. Published in the Toronto Star on December 3, 2015.  Immuno-oncology, also known as immunotherapy or biological therapy, is a relatively new treatment that uses the body’s immune system to fight cancerous cells. “Cancer cells can manipulate the immune system and make it ineffective,” explains Dr. Michael Smylie, professor […]

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