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Dr. Joseph L. Chin

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Dr Joseph Chin — Australian-Canadian Prostate Cancer Research Alliance, 10 Sept 2015 [cached]
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Dr Joseph Chin
Dr Chin graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine and completed his Urology training at the University of Western Ontario in 1983, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada that year. He completed a Uro-oncology Fellowship at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York State and a Renal Transplantation Fellowship at the University of Western Ontario before joining the faculty at Western. He had been Professor & Chair of the Division of Urology at the University of Western Ontario for 12 years and is now Chair of the Division of Surgical Oncology and Head of the Provincial Surgical Oncology Program for the Southwestern Ontario Region. Dr. Chin is currently Chair of the Royal College of Physicinas and Surgeons of Canada Specialty Committee in Urology, responsible for the Training and Evaluation of Canadian Urology Residents. Dr. Chin has received many research grants from international and national granting agencies. His laboratory and clinical research interests are in prostate cancer management, including minimally invasive and alternative forms of management. His clinical practice at London Health Sciences Centre is concentrated in Urologic Oncology. e has been a Canadian leader in such procedures as robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy, cryosurgery and High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for prostate cancer. Dr. Chin is an Editorial Board member of several major international Urology journals. He has published over 200 research papers and book chapters, mostly in the area of uro-oncology. - Robotic cancer surgery at CSTAR a Canadian first, 27 April 2004 [cached]
The surgery, performed by Dr. Joseph Chin, and assisted by urologists Dr. Stephen Pautler and Dr. Patrick Luke, was completed April 2 at the University Campus of London Health Sciences Centre.
At a console several feet from the patient, Dr. Chin was guided by the da Vinci robot's 3- dimensional imaging and removed the prostate by manipulating the robotic arms, which were inserted through small 2-centimetre incisions in the lower abdomen.
The surgery is part of a pilot study at CSTAR that will evaluate the role of surgical robotics in the management of prostate cancer.Researchers also hope to determine if robotic-assisted surgery will lead to faster recovery of urine control and reduced risk of erectile dysfunction, which are common in patients who have their prostate removed.
"Due to the fact that this surgery was robotic- assisted and minimally invasive, the patient can expect a faster recovery, less post-operative pain and less blood loss," says Dr. Joseph Chin, chief of urology at London Health Sciences Centre, associate scientist with Lawson Health Research Institute, and chair of the division of urology at The University of Western Ontario.Chin adds, " For the surgeon, the robot provides much better visualization, magnification, and improved dexterity, which all translates into greater surgical accuracy overall."
Joseph Chin (University of ..., 20 April 2014 [cached]
Joseph Chin (University of Western Ontario)
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Joe Chin, MD, FRCSC, University of Western Ontario, London ON
42k for Cancer co-founder, Dr. ..., 26 Feb 2014 [cached]
42k for Cancer co-founder, Dr. Joseph Chin will be joined for the April 21 race by second-time participant Dr. David Palma, along with two new team members: Dr. Kevin Fung and Richard McClelland.
Dr. Joseph Chin (Chief, Surgical Oncology, London Health Sciences Centre)
Dr. Chin is a leading surgeon who helped pioneer new surgical techniques in the treatment of prostate cancer. He was recognized for his achievements with the Order of Ontario.
As an avid fitness enthusiast, Dr. Chin has been running most of his adult life - everywhere from Volcanoes in Honolulu to the Sidney Harbour Bridge to the Singapore Botanical Gardens. He ran his first marathon in 2005, in Chicago. Dr. Chin is one of the original runners, participating in 2007, 2009 and again in 2011. He is running to raise money for prostate cancer research.
"I am excited to be part of this tradition started by Dr. Chin and to have the opportunity to combine my passion for running and my passion for giving back to the community"
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