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Video: “How clinical trials have changed prostate cancer care”

March 2018 Awareness Night How clinical trials have changed prostate cancer care   Dr. Andrew Loblaw BSc MD MSc FRCPC CIP Clinician Scientist , Ontario Association of Radiation OncologyStaff Radiation Oncologist & Clinician Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute Fellow, American Society of Clinical Oncology  (ASCO) Co-Chair, GU group for Cancer Care Ontario’s Program in Evidence-Based Care Previous Co-Chair, ASCO’s Genitourinary Advisory Group Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology at University of Toronto Professor,The Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 66:27 minutes 

Newsletter April 2018

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: April Fools page Giampaolo (Paul) Fiaschi – 1933-2018 Ask the Health Care Team (was Ask the Doctor) – Prostate Cancer and Exercise Coming Awareness Night – Carrie Poteck (M.Ed.) – An evening on exercise, diet and well being! June 17th, 2018 is our Father`s Day “Do It For Dads” walk/run at Ashbridges Bay January Janssen Awareness Night: Dr. Stanley Flax & Dr. Adam Tunis – Perineal biopsies and the role of imaging March Awareness Night: Dr. Andrew Loblaw – How clincal trials have changed prostate …

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Repeat prostate biopsies prior to radical prostatectomy do not impact erectile function recovery and mid‐ to long‐term continence

Repeat biopsy before radical prostatectomy impairs early continence after surgery. However, erectile function recovery and mid‐term to long‐term continence are not affected. These data support the current trend towards active surveillance and delayed local treatment in patients with low‐ to intermediate‐risk prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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