In Canada, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. It is estimated that as many as 26,300 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year (that’s 72 women each day.) Fortunately, due to advancements...
In recent years, discussion on brain cancer and tumours has increased. While brain cancer isn’t considered to be one of the most common types of cancer that one could be diagnosed with, it still affects an estimated 3,000 Canadians...
Pancreatic cancer is considered to be among the most common types of cancer that one can be diagnosed with. However, it is also often referred to as the “silent killer” due it to having little to no symptoms until...
Obesity-related cancers are on the rise in younger adults, this according to findings of a study that was conducted by The American Cancer Society and recently published in The Lancet Public Health. The study, which looked at millions of...
While rare (affecting only 2 to 3 per one million individuals), hepatoblastoma is considered to be one of the more common forms of liver cancer that impacts children. In 2016, Canadian singer Michael Buble’s then 3-year-old son was diagnosed...
Living With Cancer | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Living With Cancer

If you or your loved ones have ever been diagnosed with cancer, you know what a shock that can be. You’re often left with more questions than answers and will feel like you won’t know what to expect moving...
November marks Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, while November 15th is World Pancreatic Cancer Day – initiatives that were designed to raise awareness surrounding pancreatic cancer; a condition that affects as many as 5,000 Canadians each year and over 330,000...
Lung cancer is considered the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Last year, an estimated 28,600 Canadians were diagnosed with lung cancer – with over 21,000 dying from the deadly disease. On average, an estimated 78 Canadians are diagnosed...
October kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There are as many as 200,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed every year, and the disease claimed the lives of approximately 5,000 Canadian women in 2017. It is the most common...
In Canada, there are thousands of people that are either living with or in remission from blood cancer. There are as many as 137 types of blood cancers and blood disorders that one can be diagnosed with, including but...