Research in Canada: Dr. Alain Tremblay GOMRG Winner
Lung Cancer Voices
by Lung Cancer Canada
3d ago
In today's episode, Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price sits down with Dr. Alain Tremblay, Professor of Medicine and Respirologist at the University of Calgary and Medical Lead of the Alberta Lung Cancer Screening program. Dr. Tremblay is the winner of the 2023 Geoffrey Ogram Memorial Research Grant for his project on implementing artificial intelligence (AI) to interpret lung cancer screening examinations for better accuracy of readings and to improve efficiency in the patient pathway. Applications for the 2024 Geoffrey Ogram Memorial Research Grant are now open! Learn more about the grant opportunity at ..read more
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Spotlight on Lung Cancer in Alberta
Lung Cancer Voices
by Lung Cancer Canada
3w ago
In this episode, Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price sits down with Nina Snyder, Chief Operations Officer at Alberta Lung. Nina introduces Alberta Lung as an organization and what they do to support Albertans living with lung disease, factors like radon and air quality that may lead to a lung cancer diagnosis, challenges like isolation, youth vaping and e-cigarettes, and how lung cancer screening is shaping up across the province. Check out Alberta Lung at www.ablung.ca We also did a collaboration with Alberta Lung's The Unsung Lung Podcast, where Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price and Dr. Quincy Chu spoke about how ..read more
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Research in Canada: Pfizer Grant Winner Dr. Rosalyn Juergens
Lung Cancer Voices
by Lung Cancer Canada
1M ago
In this episode, Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price sits down with Dr Rosalyn Juergens, Medical Oncologist at the Juravinski Cancer Center in Hamilton, ON and Chair of LCC's Medical Advisory Committee. Dr. Juergens is one of the winners of the Quality Improvement Grant aimed at elevating the care and outcomes of Canadians living with metastatic NSCLC. She chats about her ambitious research proposal focusing on opportunities for liquid vs. solid tissue biopsies in community hospitals in Central-West Ontario, and the inequities and barriers that patients in rural communities face in healthcare and in turn ..read more
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All About Oligoradiation and CURB
Lung Cancer Voices
by Lung Cancer Canada
2M ago
In this episode, Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price sits down with Dr. Amir Safavi, final-year Radiation Oncology Resident at the University of Toronto, and Dr. Jillian Tsai, Staff Radiation Oncologist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. They preface the chat with radiation 101, describe what "oligo-" means in the context of oligoradiation, oligometastises & oligoprogression, the possibility of combining oligoradiation with other cancer treatments, and finally, the CURB research study they're working on to test whether they could use stereotactic radiotherapy to stop oligoprogression ..read more
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The Palliative Care Early and Systematic (PaCES) Project
Lung Cancer Voices
by Lung Cancer Canada
3M ago
In this episode, Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price speaks to the team of The Palliative Care Early and Systematic (PaCES) Project out of the University of Calgary: Dr. Jessica Simon, Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Palliative Medicine; Lisa Shirt, RN, Clinical Nurse Specialist; and Tim Monds, stage 4 lung cancer survivor. What is the PaCES project, the benefits of early palliative care for lung cancer patients, and are there plans to get this project going outside of Alberta? Learn more about the PaCES program at https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/research/paces-project ..read more
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Research in Canada: GOMRG Winner Dr. Enam Alsrayheen
Lung Cancer Voices
by Lung Cancer Canada
4M ago
In the second episode of our "Research in Canada" series, Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price meets with Dr. Enam Alsrayheen, Health Outcomes Scientist at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, who is a recipient of the 2023 Geoffrey Ogram Memorial Research Grant. Dr. Alsrayheen speaks about her research implementing a community lung clinic in the rural areas of Cape Breton, and the accessibility barriers these resolve for Canadians ..read more
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Research in Canada: LAA Winner Dr. Alison Wallace
Lung Cancer Voices
by Lung Cancer Canada
5M ago
In the first episode of our "Research in Canada" series, Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price speaks with Dr. Alison Wallace, Thoracic Surgeon and Associate Professor, Dalhousie University, recipient of a 2023 Lung Ambition Award. Dr. Wallace speaks about her research project focused on improving female patients’ quality of life when undergoing lung cancer surgery. For more information about the 2024 Lung Ambition Awards, visit www.lccresearch.ca ..read more
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Best Of ESMO 2023
Lung Cancer Voices
by Lung Cancer Canada
6M ago
In this episode, Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price sits down with Dr. Vishal Navani, Medical Oncologist at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, and Dr. Andrea Fung, Thoracic Medical Oncologist in Kingston Health Sciences Centre. They chat about the latest developments in lung cancer research at the 2023 ESMO conference in Madrid, Spain this past October ..read more
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A Special Interview with Dann Wonser (2023 Evening of Hope)
Lung Cancer Voices
by Lung Cancer Canada
7M ago
In this special episode from our 2023 Evening of Hope, Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price sits down with Dann Wonser, lung cancer survivor and advocate in Portland, OR. Dann dives into his journey with lung cancer and beating the odds of survival once handed to him, sharing his inspiring journey with others, and his most recent venture in writing his book, Second Wind: Thriving With Cancer. Until November 15, 2023, you can get Dann's book, Second Wind: Thriving with Cancer, for free as an e-book. Get your copy today https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07C9BWWB7/ref=docs-os-doi_0. Read more about Dann's journey on ..read more
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Best of WCLC 2023 (Part 2)
Lung Cancer Voices
by Lung Cancer Canada
8M ago
In this second installment of the two-part "Best of WCLC 2023" series, Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price continues the conversation with Dr. Cheryl Ho, Medical Oncologist at BC Cancer, and Dr. Jonathan Riess, Professor of Medicine at UC Davis in California, to discuss the highlights of this year's World Conference in Lung Cancer in Singapore. This episode focuses on the outcomes from the MARS 2 study in the UK on surgery in mesothelioma. Listen to Part 1 of the Best in WCLC 2023 Podcast at https://on.soundcloud.com/sntfe ..read more
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