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Newsletter July 2018

by jroth on July 14, 2018

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: An evening with Carrie Poteck: exercise, diet and well-being PCCN-Toronto’s social media He’s coming back! – Dr, Mark Moyad Our sponsors Coming Awareness Night – Survior Forum June 17th, 2018 is our Father`s Day “Do It For Dads” walk/run at […]

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Eating your way to better prostate health

by Jim Barney on July 2, 2018

A two-year study, Men’s Eating and Living (MEAL) study, is analyzing the impact of diet on people with prostate cancer. Their research focuses on a plant-based diet to determine if this type of diet can slow down progression of the disease. Read the article here.

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How 48 doctors think about active surveillance

July 2, 2018

A recent article exploring how physicians who manage prostate cancer regularly think about active surveillance and how to discuss this with their patients. Read the article here.

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‘No man’s land’ stage of prostate cancer

July 2, 2018

In Canada, there are currently no approved therapies to treat patients in the non-metastatic castration-resistant state of prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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Prostate Cancer Vaccine Found Not To Improve Survival

July 2, 2018

Prostvac-V/F, an investigational prostate cancer vaccine regimen, does not improve overall survival among men with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, according to the findings of the phase 3 PROSPECT trial. Read the article here.

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Genetic test identifies very highest risk men for prostate cancer

July 2, 2018

Researchers devised a genetic test that could identify the top one percent of men at risk of developing prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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Bald men are more prone to prostate cancer

July 2, 2018

Scientists conducted a study which found that men with baldness at risk to develop prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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When Facing Metastatic Prostate Cancer, Know What to Ask Your Doctor

July 2, 2018

Jan Manarite, executive vice president of Prostate Cancer International, discusses what a man with prostate cancer should do when his disease is progressing and his PSA levels are rising while on hormone therapy. Watch the video here.

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Major trial is first to show benefits of immunotherapy in some men with prostate cancer

July 2, 2018

Researchers showed that a subset of men who had run out of all existing options for treatment survived much longer than expected when taking immunotherapy. Read the article here.

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Could Prostate Cancer Be Treated with Aromatherapy in the Future?

July 2, 2018

Treating prostate cancer could one day be as noninvasive as inhaling certain scented compounds. Read the article here.

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