Dr. Barry Dworkin
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Prevention and Screening
March 7, 2019
Alex Trebek releases statement that he has stage IV pancreatic cancer
February 4, 2019
Study suggests increasing obesity rates in young people seem to be resulting in an increase in certain cancers. However there are some caveats.
January 30, 2019
Providing the latest information about the risk and benefits of screening mammograms for women over 40 will assist the decision-making process.The decision will always be with the patient.
December 28, 2018
Do not announce a cancer treatment “breakthrough” when you have not even done a human trial.
November 26, 2018
Blood tests for cancer: Be careful what you wish for because the outcome may not be what you expect or like.
August 20, 2018
Audit of Eastern Ontario hospitals shows that despite having not received full dose of cancer treatment through IV lines, no harm was done
July 9, 2018
Observational study of Korean population shows relationship between cancer and diabetes risk but does not have the power to prove cause and effect.
June 13, 2018
Many not getting colon cancer screening when they should. Half of all colorectal cancer diagnosed in Canada are too late for effective treatment. Screening starts at 50 for those with no family history.
June 4, 2018
Specific types of breast cancer may not require chemo after surgery. It is based on a news release. Need to see published paper for full details and critique.
May 17, 2018
What is HTLV-1 virus and why are there concerns about its spread?