First Advanced Prostate Cancer Meeting

by Winston Klass Just over a year ago six members of the Newmarket, Brampton, and Toronto support groups met to discuss the feasibility of a special support group for advanced prostate cancer survivors. Feedback from advanced as well as regular prostate cancer survivors had indicated that regular support meetings may not be fully catering to emotional and other needs of advanced prostate cancer survivors. At the end of this meeting the decision was made to launch a joint experimental online support group, with the understanding that at some point this group may progress to a full-fledged support group tailored to …

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Prostate Cancer: To the biopsy and beyond

Dr. Roger Buckley, Medical Director, Gale and Graham Wright Prostate Centre and Chief of Urology Dr. Denis MacDonald, Chief Pathologist and Director of Laboratories, Department of Laboratory Medicine Dr. Irv Jacobs, Chief of Radiography Department North York General Hospital The Gale and Graham Wright Prostate Centre CLICK ON THE BLUE TEXT BELOW, TO SEE OUR VIDEOS

Dr. Robert Bristow “Personalized Medicine in Prostate Cancer”

On Jan. 26, 2011 Dr. Robert Bristow, gave details of a International Reseach project to PCCN-Toronto’s Awareness Night, prior to it’s public announcement -The study of cancer genetics is unlocking the secrets of prostate cancer -These secrets will give rise to new diagnostic tests and new treatments within the next 10 years. -These will be personal secrets that can be used to individualize treatment for men with prostate cancer. -and more Feb. 15, 2011 from CBC News “Prostate cancer genome to be decoded” Prostate cancer’s genetic mutations will be mapped under a new $20 million Canadian research project that aims …

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Dr. Bristow Answers Questions

Click for questionDrugs or clinical trials for Cancer that seems hormone resistant? Click for questionWhat has been done to find the cause of cancer? Click for questionDoes an enlarged prostate lead to prostate cancer? Click for questionDoes aggresive mean fast growing? Click for questionPt. 1 Spot in pelvic area? Click for questionPt. 2 Would he be a candidate for Tookad? Click for questionDefect in cellular repair? Click for questionCompare surgery and radio therapy? How many newly diagnosed in GTA? more Click for questionConnection between your research and urine test? Click for questionIs the Protein PML part of your work? Click …

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Dr. Andrew Matthew “The Psychological Aspect of Prostate Cancer”

Below, is the Full Presentation, 32 minutes long, which due to server restrictions, is Standard Definition. Below that, there is a High Definition (HD) version which is in 4 parts. —————————————————————————— Dr. Andrew Matthew is a staff Psychologist at Princess Margaret Hospital. He is a Clinician-Investigator in the Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, and a member of the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care. He is also an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, in the Departments of Surgery and Psychiatry. Since 1993, he has worked in health psychology. Dr. Matthew’s current clinical/research focus …

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