Admired for her intelligence and her many accomplishments, “Dr. Marla,” or “Canada’s Doctor,” as she is known, seemed to have it all. But on Friday, August 13, , Shapiro found out she had an invasive form of breast cancer. Like the more than 20, Canadian women who are diagnosed every year with the disease, her world changed forever. Dr. Marla Shapiro. MDCM, CCFP. MHSc, FRCP, FCFP, NCMP. Dr. Marla completed medical school at McGill University and trained at the University of Toronto for her Masters of Health Science in Community Health and Epidemiology. She trained in Family Medicine and is certified by the Canadian College of Family Practice.
Jun 13, · Marla” was diagnosed with breast cancer in , and wrote the national best-selling book book Life in the Balance: My Journey with Breast Cancer. Dr. Marla is obviously a very busy gal ─ so is her life in balance? She says, yes, and that busy-ness doesn’t have to equate with health-hampering stress. Aug 27, · Dr. Marla Shapiro explores a new report, which looks at how the terminology a doctor uses to describe a condition can sway a patient's choice of treatment.
Nov 01, · On Friday, August 13, , Dr. Shapiro found out she had an invasive form of breast cancer. Like the more than 20, Canadian women who are diagnosed every year with this disease, her world. Two years after being diagnosed with an invasive form of breast cancer, a disease that will affect 22, Canadian women in , Dr. Marla Shapiro is sharing her experience being on the other side of the examining table.