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Clinical Articles / BY: Christine E. Simmons, MD, MSc, FRCPC March 2018
... ] As further work is done to validate these outcomes we may move toward differential assessments of response based on subtype of ... additional chemotherapy is not the standard of care. The issue of what to do when pCR is not achieved has been the subject of many ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Marilyn Thorpe, MD, FRCPC July/August 2018
... pit appointments. These 36 pit appointments were done in May 2014 and were deemed successful. Subsequently pit appointments were offered ... “Pit often helps me answer and move forward with an issue that I’m stuck on with a patient. Instead of waiting months for ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Colin Mar, MD, FRCPC January/February 2018
... with screening of RR 0.80 to 0.82.[ 6-8 ] These studies may, however, underestimate the current effectiveness of screening given their ... become clinically apparent before the patient’s death. The issue then is one of results that precipitate overtreatment. The measurement of ...
Editorials / BY: Rona E. Cheifetz, MD, MEd, FRCSC, FACS March 2018
... this way. With more coordinated and targeted therapy, it may also be possible to reduce treatment sequelae. Already women can be ... of these concerns and complementing Part 1 of this theme issue, which dealt with diagnosis, Part 2 focuses on initial breast cancer ...
News July/August 2017
... Community Award for their collaborative work in handling the 2013 primary care crisis in Fort St. John. This group of physicians, local ... Read more about North Peace Division’s work in the May issue of the  BCMJ  ( ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Alister Frayne, MD, December 2015
... developed. Often dubbed “walk-in care,” such a system may address the issue of timely access but often fails to offer continuity of care and does not ...
WorkSafeBC / BY: Clayton Chmelik, December 2015
... As part of this process the claim owner or medical advisor may contact you to confirm the worker’s current symptoms, discuss treatment ... WorkSafeBC article published in the January/February 2013 issue of the  BCMJ  (2013:55;17), available online at  ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Jon Slater, MD, FRCPC, MBA, January/February 2014
... restrict their activities appropriately, and some physicians may be pressured by colleagues to practise outside their area of competence. ... the profession, many of which we have discussed here. The issue of currency has been an especially hot topic for privileging panels. We ...
News&Notes / BY: Lila Yewchuk, MD, FRCPC, March 2014
... with Type 1 Diabetes” was published in the June 2012 issue of the  BC Medical Journal  ( BCMJ  2012;54:232-237 ). The ... with examples of independent plans and other documents that may be of assistance to parents. Further details regarding the new policy will ...
College Library / BY: Karen MacDonell, PhD, MLIS November 2014
... boomer bulge comes face to face with advancing age. In this issue of the  BCMJ , Dr Bob Vroom also addresses the topic in his editorial ... College registrants who subscribe to library services may receive an unlimited number of expert literature searches, request books ...