Tag Archives: Cancer

Beware: Direct-to-Consumer Pharmaceutical Ads

Andrea Frydl cautions Canadians about the harms of direct-to-consumer advertising for pharmaceuticals and offers advice for health care providers and policy makers.

CAR-T cells: A drive to the future of cancer treatment

Conrad Fernandez describes the ethical challenges related to the use of CAR T-cell therapy for cancer patients.

‘Help’ Seems to be the Hardest Word

Terry Murray shares helpful hints on how patients can ask family and friends for help.

SickKids’ New Ad Campaign: Fighting words?

Michael Orsini and Anne McGuire offer a critical disability studies perspective on the Hospital for Sick Children’s latest ad campaign.

Sunscreen, Gender norms, and Men’s Health

Samantha Brennan considers the effect of gender norms on men’s health and suggests that when it comes to health promotion, you’ve got to work with what you’ve got.

Meat and Cancer

Kelly Struthers Montford discusses the politics of food choice and meat consumption.

A Fate Worse than Death

Letitia Meynell explains why assisted dying is an important option for the terminally ill.