A colorectal cancer diagnosis can feel like your world has stopped, but there’s hope. With improved diagnosis and treatments, the survival rate for colorectal...

At 67, Ljubica was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. With three children and nine grandchildren, she has a lot to live for. So finding a treatment plan to...

Imagine waking up every morning and feeling as tired as you did when you fell asleep. You try to get out of bed, but your stiff and aching joints leave you...

This is the story of identical twins – Paul and Peter. After Peter received a terminal diagnosis of multiple myeloma, survival and quality of life were the top...

Few people are aware of the true impact of osteoporosis, and yet many will suffer from it at some point in their lives. Related to a decline in bone mass...

Having “the talk” is never easy. It’s difficult, it’s uncomfortable, and it can be a downright awkward  experience if you’re not properly prepared. No one ever wants...

Osteoporosis currently affects about two million Canadians, but many more are at risk of developing this debilitating condition. Generally, young women achieve...

Osteoporosis can sneak up on a person. Without a way to “check in” on your bones the way you can with other ailments and body parts, it’s possible that your bones...

It’s easy to take one’s mobility and independence for granted. Climbing onto a chair to reach the highest cupboard – no problem. Descending a flight of stairs to...

Our bodies’ plasma cells are powerful forces. They are part of a strong network of flexible tissue in our bone marrow that helps keep our immune system healthy....

While the prospect of managing multiple myeloma can be truly daunting, there are things that patients can do to look after themselves as they live with the...

This article, describing and debunking some of the common myths about osteoporosis, appeared in The Huffington Post in November 2016. It has been republished...

Sadly, Aldo Del Col passed away on August 6, 2019 due to unforeseen complications related to multiple myeloma. Aldo will be remembered for his trailblazing work with...

Going to the hospital is rarely a pleasant experience. Whether you’re the patient or visiting a loved one, being in a hospital can often be stressful and...

Each day, eight Canadians are diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells found in bone marrow. Although there is currently no cure for the...

What’s the first thing you think of when hearing the word “fracture”? Maybe a small break, like the kind your children or grandchildren might get from falling off...