Meet The Expert: Dr. Christine Sauer
Dr. Christine Sauer is a retired MD and ND. She has not only treated cancer patients but she has also been a caregiver for her mother-in-law and Christine has volunteered in palliative care.
- 01:51: Why did you decide to become a doctor?
- 04:31: One of my patients with end-stage melanoma died in my arms.
- 06:59: Can you tell us what led you to get into palliative care?
- 10:04: I feel like we are very much aligned because we’re all going to die.
- 12:52: He didn’t want to be resuscitated and he had that in his directive.
- 15:03: Many patients touched my heart.
- 17:04: I’ve seen lung cancer patients in Germany that never smoked.
- 20:55: Her life was filled with love and care for others.
- 21:11: Tell me what was your worst moment during your entire career as a physician?
- 22:16: What about your best moment as a physician?
- 23:59: He has a brain bleed.
- 25:46: What is one thing that you wish you had known at the beginning of your journey as a physician?
- 27:40: If you can only do one thing to improve health care in Canada and Germany, what would they be and why?
- 30:57: We do have a shortage of primary care physicians here.
- 32:49: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions.
- 34:25: Aside from Cancer U, what is one resource you recommend for cancer patients and caregivers?