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September 2023 Awareness Night Justin Lorentz, MSc, CGC Genetic counsellor, Medcan Lead, Male Oncology Research and Education (MORE) Program, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre and Emily Thain, MSc, CGC Genetic counsellor, Bhalwani Familial Cancer Clinic Elisabeth Raab Neurofibromatosis Clinic Princess Margaret Cancer Centre CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 1:34:15 Disclaimer: The contents of this video is solely for the purposes of education and information and does not constitute personal diagnostic advice or personal medical advice.
March 2023 Awareness Night Dr. Martin Smoragiewic, MD, CM, PhD, FRCPC Medical Oncologist, Odette Cancer Centre Assistant Professor, University of Toronto CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 1:04:09 Disclaimer: The contents of this video is solely for the purposes of education and information and does not constitute personal diagnostic advice or personal medical advice.
Here is the recording of the latest AS 101 webinar. Newly diagnosed patients with prostate cancer often ask if there is a particular diet plan they should follow. Stacy Loeb, MD, a professor in the Department of Urology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine addresses diet and other lifestyle questions in the newest segment of AS 101, an ongoing “college-like” course to help these newly diagnosed patients. Be sure to visit the ASPI (Active Surveillance Patients International ) website to stay up to date with the AS 101 series. Watch it here
Dr. Laurence Klotz, of the University of Toronto, is known as the father of active surveillance. But he has been involved in other advances in prostate care since the mid-1990s, including focal therapy. Who is the right candidate for focal? Should a 4+3 or higher ever consider focal (AnCan always navigates away for these guys) Is every 3+4 a candidate? What about high-volume Gleason 6 patients? Are all focal therapies born equal? If you have Gleason 4 in your gland, how can you be assured it has not micro-spread within the gland? Should you only get focal therapy from a Center of Excellence? How do …
Awareness: The Prostate Cancer Support Toronto Newsletter. In this issue: A message from the Co-Chairs True North Program supports prostate cancer patients across Canada Volunteers at hospitals Prostate Cancer Foundation BC officially becomes Prostate Cancer Foundation Canada PCS Toronto Father’s Day Walk-Run raises more than $8,000 for support groups Join us on September 1 at Toronto’s Light Up in Blue kick-off Read it by clicking the link below to open the pdf file: Fall 2023 Newsletter
January 2023 Awareness Night Dr. Andrew J. Evans, MD Ph.D. FCAP FRCPC Chief of Pathology, Medical Director of Laboratory Medicine, Consultant in Genitourinary Pathology, Mackenzie Health, Department of Pathology, Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 1:53:42 Disclaimer: The contents of this video is solely for the purposes of education and information and does not constitute personal diagnostic advice or personal medical advice.
What to expect at a Peer Support Meeting The meeting starts at 7:00 pm, but some arrive a bit early to socialize, which can be difficult on Zoom. The host then Asks the people there for the first time to identify themselves, followed by others who want to give an update or ask questions of the group. (In person, this is done by show of hands.) A short presentation is shown outlining the ground rules for the meeting. (In person, the rules are read by the facilitator.) A few polls are conducted so that everyone can see who is at …
General Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Terms BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) A condition in which the prostate gland is enlarged and not cancerous. DRE (Digital Rectal Exam) The doctor inserts a gloved, lubricated finger into the rectum and feels the rectum, anus, and prostate (in males) to check for anything abnormal. Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Prostate-specific Antigen (PSA) is a substance found in the blood that is made by the prostate gland. It can be used to detect unusual activity in the prostate. PSA blood test A PSA test is a blood test that is done to see what a patient’s PSA level …
November 2022 Awareness Night Dr. Olivier Heimrath, MD FRCSC Staff Urologist, Humber River Hospital Associate Urologist, Michael Garron Hospital Lecturer, University of Toronto CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 1:31:31 Disclaimer: The contents of this video is solely for the purposes of education and information and does not constitute personal diagnostic advice or personal medical advice.