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VIDEO: Dr. Padrick Warde, “Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer in 2012 and beyond.”

November 2012 Awareness Night “Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer in 2012 and beyond.” Dr. Padrick Warde, MD, MCChB BAO, FRCPC Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto Staff Radiation Oncologist, The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre/University Health Network Associate Director, Radiation Medicine Program, The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO Complete Presentation “Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer in 2012 and beyond.” High Definition 49inutes Click here to return to top. Click here to return to our main “Videos” page.

MR-US Fusion Targeted Biopsy Boosts Detection of Prostate Cancer

Targeted biopsy of suspected prostate cancer (PCa) lesions, identified using magnetic resonance-ultrasound (MR-US) fusion, increases PCa detection and detects aggressive tumors that may be missed by conventional biopsy, according to a study published in The Journal of Urology (2012;189:86-92). Read the Article.

Newsletter December 2012

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter December 2012  In this Issue: Regina  Oozes  with  Western  Hospitality at  PCCN’s  Leadership Conference with delegates appreciations  Dr.  Padraig  Warde:  The  Radiation  Story:   today  & tomorrow Dr.  Patrick  Lee:  Using  Viruses  for Prostate  Cancer  Research The 2013 Scotiabank Awareness Night Schedule Meet Fred Cohen Holiday Wishes Read it by clicking the link below to open the pdf file: December_Newsletter_2012

List of Treatments

Below is a partial list of possible treatments for prostate cancer. Not all of them are covered by provincial health insurance, or are even available in Canada. Some of them are only available as clinical trials, here or abroad. Discuss with your doctor which treatments may be appropriate for you. The earlier prostate cancer is detected, the more possible treatments are available to you (and the more complex your treatment decision becomes). Articles on some of these treatments can be found under Treatments in the light blue toolbar above. Primary Treatments: These are possible first treatments: – Active surveillance (A …

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Mind Over Manhood: Misconceptions About Prostate Cancer

While the devastating physical effects of prostate cancer are widely known, the psychological impact of the disease is a silent struggle for many men. Janssen Biotech, Inc. releases the results of its “Mind Over Manhood: Misconceptions About Prostate Cancer” survey conducted by Wakefield Research, which uncovers both a surprising lack of awareness and a profound emotional impact of the disease on men. Read More.

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