FEBRUARY 4 2021: WORLD CANCER DAY & NEW COVID-19 VARIANTS
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PART 1: WORLD CANCER DAY – TREATMENT DELAYS AND PATIENT MENTAL HEALTH

Today marks World Cancer Day. Our health experts detail the impact of COVID-19 on cancer treatment delays here in Ontario. And a Leger Survey from the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network reflects the impact that these delays in treatment have on patients’ mental health.

Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Aaron Schimmer, Director at the Research Institute, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and a physician in hematology/oncology at Princess Margaret, Dr. Steven Gallinger, surgical oncologist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and Conrad Eder, Public Policy Analyst at the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network.

PART 2: ONTARIO GRAPPLES WITH NEW COVID-19 VARIANTS
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A discussion about the threat of the new COVID-19 variants that have made their way into Canada and the wearing of masks as a strategy to help curb the spread of virus.

Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Andrew McArthur, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University and Dr. Samantha Hill, President of the Ontario Medical Association.

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