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Articles from the Internet are regularly gleaned from the website and posted. An attempt is made to categorize them, as listed in the sidebar on the right. Click on the Categories widget to see the categories, and select the category of interest. They will appear on a new page in order from the most recent to the oldest. Some are from refereed scientific journals, while other are from more popular press websites. Almost all posts include a very brief description with a link to the actual article. As always, be careful about the source.

Video: “Prostate Cancer and the Genes You Are Born With”

September 2019 Awareness Night Prostate Cancer and the Genes You Are Born With Dr. Neil Fleshner, MD, MPH, FRCSC Chair & Professor, University of Toronto Department of Urology Head,Division of Urology University Health Network (incorporating Princess Margaret Cancer Centre)     CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 39:59 minutes <

MRI and MRI-guided biopsies — a new Cochrane review

Cochrane reviews are structured, systematic, focused reviews of evidence in the field of medicine that either support or do not support specific forms of diagnosis and management of patients with or suspected of having particular disorders. A newly published Cochrane review by Drost et al. has addressed the topic of “Prostate MRI, with or without MRI‐targeted biopsy, and systematic biopsy for detecting prostate cancer“, and had just been published by the Cochrane Library.

Newsletter September 2019

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: 25 Years means having many dedicated volunteers Parking Situation solved at Toronto Botanical Garden July Awareness Night  Dr. Chirag Patel talks about imaging Our Sponsors Our next Awareness Night – Sept. 2019 – Dr. Neil Fleshner, a special evening celebrating our 25th anniversary Decription and photos from this year’s Social Event at the Mandarin Halifax’s Dr. Rob Rutledge presents special presentation on Complete Prostate Cancer Care: the Science and Practice of Empowerment – Oct. 17th Ask the Health Care Team – Dr. Nathan Perlis on …

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Newsletter June 2019

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Do It For Dads Walk/Run on Father’s Day – Sunday June 16, 2019 March Awareness Night with Justin Lorentz, Msc May Awareness Night  with Claudia Aronowitz Our Sponsors Our next Awareness Night – July 2019 – Dr. Chirag Patel Photos from this year’s Do It For Dads Walk/Run Ask the Health Care Team – Drs. Sharon Sharir (urologist/surgeon) and Danny Vesprini (radiation oncologist) respond to questions raised at our Prostate Cancer Canada Network-Toronto (PCCN-Toronto) support group meetings by men who have been recently diagnosed with …

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Video: “Prostate Cancer Genetics: Where are we now?”

March 2019 Awareness Night Prostate Cancer Genetics: Where are we now? Justin Lorentz  MSc, CGC Cancer Genetic Counsellor Lead,Male Oncology Research and Education (MORE) Dept of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre     CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 41:24 minutes 

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