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.
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.
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
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 …
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.