Tips for Weight Management

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Achieving and maintaining a healthy body weight is important for overall health. It decreases our risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, and a plethora of other health conditions. But did you know that it also impacts our cancer risk? Being overweight or obese puts us at increased risk for breast, … Read More

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Spotlight on Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

It has been a year since I started in my position as a pediatric, adolescent and young adult oncologist in Edmonton. The area of adolescent and young adult (AYA) oncology is a relatively new sub-specialty. It was born from concerns being raised that the cancer survival rates for the AYA population were not improving to … Read More

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Nutrition & Cancer: What’s the Link?

Friday, September 12, 2014

It has been suggested that about one-third of all cancers can be prevented by eating well, being active, and maintaining a healthy body weight.  In other words, if we all strive to lead the healthy lifestyle described above, we can prevent one out of every three cancer patients from ever having to endure the struggles … Read More

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