Monthly Archives: October 2013

23 10, 2013

AIM MRI Patient Publishes Op-Ed in Vancouver Sun

2013-10-23T18:15:23-04:00 October 23rd, 2013|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI Arthrogram, MRI Research, MRI Vancouver|

On October 8, the Vancouver Sun published an article reporting that a UBC-led study had cast doubt on an unproven medical theory called Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency, or CCSVI, which claims that constricted veins in the neck are the cause of Multiple Sclerosis. The article, like the study and theory that preceded it, is controversial: there is [...]

8 10, 2013

CEO of Canadian Cancer Society: Canada Must Focus on Economic Costs, Prevention

2013-10-08T20:30:05-04:00 October 8th, 2013|Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Vancouver, Whole Body MRI|

In an article published in the Globe and Mail last week, national president and CEO of the Canadian Cancer Society, Pamela Fralick, discussed the two biggest issues prevalent to treating cancer in Canada. The first issue addressed was the huge economic impact the disease has on society. Fralick writes, "In 2000, cancer cost $2.6-billion in [...]