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Vitamin D lowers risk of cancer death, fish oil reduces odds of heart attack, study suggests

A recent large U.S. study designed to gauge the health benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements concludes that the omega-3 oil can dramatically reduce the odds of a heart attack while vitamin D’s benefits seem to come from lowering the risk of death from cancer. Neither vitamin D nor fish oil lowered the odds of stroke or of getting cancer in the first place in the trial. Read the article here.

Newsletter December 2018

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: November Awareness Night – Dr. Sidney Radomski on “Erectile Dysfunction and Incontinence after prostate cancer treatment” Our 2019 Awareness Nights meetings Our sponsors Our next Awareness Night – March 2019 PCCN-Toronto enjoyed a very successful “social night out” at the MANDARIN Restaurant The Rock the Road Raffle in support of Prostate Cancer Canada is back We Remember Ask the Health Care Team – “Why do I need treatment if I feel just fine?” by Dr. Sharon Sharir (Humber River Regional Hospital) Heads up for the …

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Video: “Erectile dysfunction, incontinence and sexual toys”

November 2018 Awareness Night Erectile dysfunction, incontinence and sexual toys Dr.Sidney Radomski MD, FRCSC Director, Urodynamics Laboratory,Toronto Western Hospital,part of University Health Network Professor, Dept. of Surgery (Urology), University of Toronto   CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 50:38 minutes 

Newsletter October 2018

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Dr. Mark Moyad wows ’em again B’nai B’rith Lodge makes a donation Quotes from the past! Our sponsors Coming Awareness Night – Dr. Sidney Radomski on “Erectile Dysfunction and Incontinence after prostate cancer treatment” July Awareness NIght – Survivor Forum 6 PCCN-Toronto attends PCC wake-up call breakfast Peter Coleridge (PCC CEO) brings greetings Ask the Health Care Team – “What’s the deal with PSA after radical prostatectomy” by Dr. Robert Hamilton (Princess Margaret Cancer Centre) and “Will I be radioactive?” by Dr. Danny Vesprini (Sunnybrook …

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