Cancer can do anything.....Paraneoplastic syndrome are symptoms that occur at sites distant from a tumour or its metastasis. During this seminar, we will explore the categories of paraneoplastic syndromes and explain the mechanisms of those where it is elucidated. We will look at the comparative aspect of paraneoplastic syndrome in human medicine.
Recording from 13 November 2019
Dr Valerie Poirier DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
I was born in Quebec, Canada and graduated from University of Montreal in 1998. I started working at the University of Wisconsin in 1999 where I acquired her Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology) in 2003. From there, I moved to Switzerland and began work at the University of Zurich in 2003 working as a Medical and Radiation Oncologist and acquired Diplomate status of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (Radiation Oncology) in 2006. In 2007 I moved to Australia and joined the team at Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre and helped built the first radiation facility for pets in the southern hemisphere. I moved to Guelph, Canada in August 2011 and was part of the Animal Cancer Centre as a radiation oncologist. In July 2015, I moved back to the South Pacific as a senior lecturer in medical oncology at Massey University in New Zealand. I moved back to the University of Guelph in July 2019 where iI am an assistant professor in radiation oncology.