Putting on Weight … If You’ve had Localized Prostate Cancer

So even if we don’t want to think or talk about it, most of us are well aware that about 40 percent of all Americans are now obese. In other words, they have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or higher. A paper by Troeschel et al., just published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, used data from the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort to look at associations between post-diagnosis body mass index (BMI) and weight change and prostate cancer–specific mortality (PCSM), cardiovascular disease–related mortality (CVDM), and all-cause mortality among survivors of non-metastatic prostate cancer. Read the …

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Coronavirus Part 1

(Here is a preview of an article by one of PCCN-Toronto’s favourite Awareness Night speakers.  He has a regular column in US Too’s Hot Sheet.) Coronavirus Part 1 (Hopefully There is No Part 2 Because We Will Have Conquered Corona Quickly) by Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH My Hot SHEET column does not come out for a few weeks, so I have been asked to provide some personal thoughts on the obvious situation occurring. In addition to my public health background, I have previously worked with other infectious agents that have impacted many people. Let me be candid here. I am …

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Nutrition Podcast by Dr. Rob Rutledge

See and listen to Oncologist Rob Rutledge and Professor Gabriela Ilie as they interview Nutrition and Cancer Coach Jill Haverstock BScAHN in the science and practicality of the best diet to follow after a cancer diagnosis.  New episodes will be posted daily during March 2020. View them here.

Video: “Complete Prostate Cancer Care: the Science and Practice of Empowerment”

October 2019 Special Awareness Night Complete Prostate Cancer Care: the Science and Practice of Empowerment Dr. Dr. Rob Rutledge MD, FRCPC Radiation Oncologist, Nova Scotia Cancer Centre Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology Dalhousie University Chair & CEO, Healing and Cancer Foundation     Oncologist Rob Rutledge provides a dynamic overview of science of the healthy lifestyle habits-mind-body connection, proven healing skills and much more.  The presentation offers a complete guide of what you should be doing to maximize your health and happiness after a prostate cancer diagnosis. CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Main Presentation 46:56 …

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Video: “The Prostate Gland and Testosterone: relationship, importance to overall health, and the impact of prostate cancer and treatment on one’s health”

March 2017 Awareness Night The Prostate Gland and Testosterone: relationship, importance to overall health, and the impact of prostate cancer and treatment on one’s health Dr. Joseph R. LaBossiere, BMSc, MD, MSc, FRCSC Reconstructive Urology Fellow, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre             CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 58:43 minutes

Latest Dietary Advice for Prostate Cancer

A new BMC Medicine review details a variety of foods, nutrients, and diets that may hold promise for reducing the incidence or progression of prostate cancer (PCa). Not a lot new in this article, but a lot of detail in the actual medical journal article available with a click. Read the article.

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