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Revolutionary Toronto cancer treatment gives asbestos victims new life.

Dr. John Cho and Dr. Marc de Perrot have teamed up to pioneer a new technique that has more than doubled survival rates in mesothelioma patients.

Like many people who were exposed to asbestos, it took more than 20 years before former Ontario Hydro mechanic Man Hong Chan knew anything was wrong.

When he started feeling short of breath during his weekly soccer matches, Chan went to the doctor and his worst fears were confirmed: he had mesothelioma, one of the most aggressive forms of lung cancer.

“It was scathing news. I was really scared,” he said. “Most people don’t even last two years.”

But thanks to a new therapy pioneered by a pair of Toronto doctors, 74-year-old Chan has been cancer free for more than four years.

FULL ARTICLE:- http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2014/02/24/revolutionary_toronto_cancer_treatment_gives_asbestos_victims_new_life.html

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