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Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer: Jordan’s Care and Treatment During COVID-19

Jordan became one of countless Canadians who are dealing with COVID-19 and a critical illness at the same time when she was first diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer during lockdown. Access...

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Colorectal Cancer

On The Future of Colorectal Cancer in Canada

After being diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 1995, Barry Stein devoted his career to supporting future patients by forming what is now Colorectal Cancer Canada.  Colorectal cancer can be...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Living with rheumatoid arthritis: Sadiq’s story

Many think of arthritis as a condition that affects only the elderly. However, about three in 1,000 Canadian children are diagnosed with the disease.  When Sadiq was only six years old, he was...

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Colorectal Cancer

Living with colorectal cancer: Mark’s story

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 cancer is higher than ever...

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Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma: Ljubica’s Story

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 manage the cancer and allow her to enjoy her...

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Osteoporosis & Bone Health

Never to Return Home Again

You think that your family home will be yours forever: it’s the place you raised your children, made countless happy memories, and now it’s where you can see your grandchildren grow up. But in a...

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Multiple Myeloma

Living with terminal cancer

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 priorities. [totalpoll...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Plenty to Consider

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

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Osteoporosis & Bone Health

Don’t Let Retirement Dreams Be Dashed: Assess Your Bone Health Now

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, TFSAs and other investments. Their...

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Osteoporosis & Bone Health

Osteoporosis: Don’t Leave it to Chance

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 get to the restaurant’s...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Patient’s Journey

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 mitigate its symptoms. Understanding your...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Taking Control of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Staying active while managing the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis can be a challenge. Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that causes the body’s immune system to attack the joints, rather than...

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Osteoporosis & Bone Health

Fragility Fractures Are a Life-and-Death Situation

A fractured wrist. A broken hip. Death within a year? That's how serious a fracture may be. And for someone with osteoporosis, a condition that causes the bones to thin and become more porous, a...

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Osteoporosis & Bone Health

A Day in the Life

Suffering from a fracture can dramatically change your day-to-day life. Osteoporotic fractures can cause an independent, active individual to become stationary, cautious, or fully reliant on others....

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Osteoporosis & Bone Health

Healthy bones don’t break (usually)

The Fragile Truth about Fragility Fractures You may not have heard of fragility fractures, but there’s a chance you’ve heard of osteoporosis – a condition that causes your bones to be more...

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Biologics & Biosimilars

Creating biologics: genetically engineering a cell

Making medicine is complex: it requires high levels of precision, controlled environments and specialist scientific expertise. Making biologic medicines is a particularly complex process,...

Biologics & Biosimilars

Biologics: what are they?

A biologic medicine (a term which is commonly shortened to a biologic) is any medicine that has been made from living material, which could include blood, human cells, animal cells, bacteria and...

Biologics & Biosimilars

The Evolution of Biotechnology

Biologic drugs are a major force in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry with more than 200 biologics benefiting millions of patients worldwide. This video gives an overview of biologic...

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