Patient & Family Education, Cancer


As part of our Florence Winberg Education Series, we held an online event on kidney cancer for patients and their families.

Learn more by watching a recording of the presentations from the event, which was held in August 2022.

Christine Collins, executive director of Kidney Cancer Canada, provides an overview of how Kidney Cancer Canada can help patients with kidney cancer through support, education and advocacy for care pathways and treatment options.

Jean Akerman, patient as educator, shares her story and offers some tips for newly diagnosed kidney cancer patients.

Tracey Rapier, registered dietitian, Patient and Family Support Program, presents on nutrition myths and facts and nutrition before, during and after treatment.

Dr. Martin Smoragiewicz, medical oncologist, Odette Cancer Centre, presents on stages of kidney cancer, active surveillance, systemic therapy for metastatic kidney cancer and adjuvant systemic therapy.