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...

A colorectal cancer diagnosis can trigger a complex mix of emotions. Fear, sadness, worry, and stress are a few common reactions to this serious news. But amid...

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...

As a result of significant investments in sophisticated, innovative research on new medications and treatments, scientists are beginning to unlock solutions to...

Financial experts will tell you it’s never too early to start saving for retirement. Many Canadians take that advice to heart, dutifully contributing to RRSPs,...

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition that causes the body’s immune system to attack the joints, resulting in inflammation, swelling and pain. Finding an...

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...

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is not a simple diagnosis. It is a chronic condition, which means that there is no cure. However, it is possible to manage and...

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...

Multiple myeloma has no cure. But it is treatable. The disease occurs in the bone marrow, where blood cells—oxygen-carrying red blood cells, blood-clotting...