breast cancer

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Pregnancy hormone as a symptom of prostate cancer, what?

It’s Movember! A month geared towards raising awareness of men’s health issues. The focus is particularly on prostate and testicular cancers and mental health awareness. However, because men typically have a shorter life span than women (4 years on average in Canada), and are more reluctant to talk about their health, both mental and physical, … Continue reading

da Vinci Surgery system

Someone close to my family passed away this summer of cancer. In lieu of flowers her family asked for donations to help fund a new da Vinci Surgery robot for the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton. Being me, I wanted to know what made this robot special. The da Vinci Surgery system features a 3D-High … Continue reading

Breast Cancer and Dragon Boating

With October being breast cancer awareness month it seemed fitting to write about the connections between breast cancer and dragon boating. At every festival I have attended there are teams of breast cancer survivors. There are breast cancer survivor challenge races, flower ceremonies, and generally not a lot of dry eyes. But how did the … Continue reading

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