In 2012 UBC CPD received the Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award for This Changed My Practice.
By Dr. Karen Gelmon on February 20, 2012
There has been an explosion of information about the genetics and molecular makeup of breast cancers with a heightened understanding that this is not one disease. Using newer sequencing technology, researchers have suggested 9 distinctive types of the disease.
By Dr. Sharlene Gill on October 11, 2011
In a recent randomized trial patients with advanced lung cancer who received both chemotherapy and also received care and support from a palliative care team immediately after their diagnosis lived almost three months longer than those who received chemotherapy alone.
Evidence shows that chemotherapy holidays may not be in the best interest for patients with metastatic colorectal carcinoma
By Dr. Barb Melosky on June 28, 2010
A 6 month survival difference was seen in those patients who did not receive a chemotherapy free interval.