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Medical Tourism: May 2012 Archives

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Canadian MS sufferers reject registry

Bill Code, a Duncan doctor who has multiple sclerosis, talks about a new warning against experimental surgery for the disease and why many Canadian MS sufferers don't believe it.

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What makes Ryder ride, and MS surgery effectiveness

Victoria cycling coach Lister Farrar talks about the making of a bike racing phenomenon, and Ryder Hesjedal discusses this weekend's victory in the Giro d'Italia.

They are seeking "liberation" from the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis, but what are they finding? Tony Traboulsee, director of the UBC Hospital MS clinic, talks about the MS patient registry and their findings on the efficacy of the surgery.

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MS surgery warning

A warning against experimental multiple sclerosis surgery: Gregor speaks with bioethicist Leigh Turner about the growing concern in the U.S. about the so-called "Liberation therapy" that has been sought by many Canadian patients. 
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