Area of Study / Keywords
cardio-oncology oncology precision health targeted therapies survivorship body composition quality of life
Dr. Edith Pituskin holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair. She has been an oncology nurse across multiple practise settings.
Dr Pituskin is currently appointed as Associate Adjunct Professor in the Department of Oncology in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
Dr Pituskin's overall research theme aims to alleviate the difficult side effects of necessary cancer treatments, often lifelong. Preventive pharmacotherapy, physical activity, early supportive care, dietary interventions are only a few of her approaches.
Dr Pituskin maintains her NP clinical practice thus remains a 'hands-on' clinical expert.
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