Radiation therapy for prostate cancer: What to expect

Radiation therapy for prostate cancer: What to expect

I’m Dr. Danny Vesprini, Radiation Oncologist at Sunnybrook, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Toronto. I treat prostate cancer and other malignancies. Prostate cancer is the most common malgnancy diagnosed in men in North America. The two main options of treatment are either radical prostatectomy with surgery or

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CMAC TV Canine Influenza Virus

The canine flu virus is a relatively new virus that’s been out for a few years. There was one strain, it’s called H3N8 and they came up with a vaccine for that one, it’s been out for a while and that’s been relatively under control. And then there was a new outbreak last year a

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The Cancer Care Team – An Introduction

The Cancer Care Team – An Introduction

[music] It’s very common to have a team of doctors that will take care of you over the course of your illness if you’re just recently diagnosed with cancer. That really applies for people who get the most common cancers, be they of the breast or lung, prostate, colon and what have you. There are

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What Was the 1918 Influenza Pandemic?

What Was the 1918 Influenza Pandemic?

In 1918, a new and unusually deadly influenza virus swept the globe, in a pandemic that we are still studying today. Dr. Taubenberger: “The 1918 pandemic caused the global deaths of probably fifty, and maybe up to one hundred million people, making it the worst natural disaster in all of recorded human history.” But what

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