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2010 Visiting Professor

Cancer Foundation Brings World-Leading Cancer Expert to Ottawa

Lecture Provided to Local Medical Professionals

Dr. Vickie E. Baracos is a world-leading expert on Wasting Skeletal Syndrome.  
In February of this year, Dr. Baracos delivered a lecture on malnutrition and muscle wasting associated with advanced stages of cancer to local oncologists, nurses and cancer specialists, in order that these medical professionals may have a better understanding of the needs of these patients.

From L to R: Dr. Peter Lawlor, Dr. Vickie Baracos, Dr. Martin Chasen and Dr. José Pereira

L to R: Dr. Peter Lawlor, Dr. Vickie Baracos, Dr. Martin Chasen and Dr. José Pereira

After her lecture, Dr. Baracos gathered with three local cancer specialists (Dr. Peter Lawlor, Dr. Martin Chasen and Dr. José Pereira) in the offices of the Cancer Foundation for a discussion around her work and discoveries.  This discussion was filmed and is available below.

Dr. Vickie E. Baracos Podcast Feb 2010 Pt. 1

Dr. Vickie E. Baracos Podcast Feb 2010 Pt. 2

Dr. Vickie E. Baracos Podcast Feb 2010 Pt. 3

Dr. Vickie E. Baracos Podcast Feb 2010 Pt. 4

The visit of Dr. Baracos was fully sponsored by the Vail Visiting Professorship Fund, administered by the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.

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