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Dr. Tahir Ijaz

Radiation Oncology
CA
30 years experience

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MD 1991 U of Manitoba, Canada Radiation Oncology Residency, U of Manitoba Fellowship, Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas Board Certified, Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Canada Board Certified, American Board of Radiology

Specialties
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Radiation Oncology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tahir Ijaz
Radiation Oncology 30 years experience
Depends: It all depends on where the cancer is, the type, staging.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tahir Ijaz
Radiation Oncology 30 years experience
Cancer by radiation: Yes, very very rarely.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tahir Ijaz
Radiation Oncology 30 years experience
Causes cell damage: Radiation causes cancer cell death by breaking apart the dna in the nucleus of the cell. When the cell tries to divide to make new cells, that process is interfered with. There are other mechanisms too.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ijaz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ijaz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine, MB
Graduated 1991MD
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