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Video: “How clinical trials have changed prostate cancer care”

April 13, 2018

March 2018 Awareness Night How clinical trials have changed prostate cancer care   Dr. Andrew Loblaw BSc MD MSc FRCPC CIP Clinician Scientist , Ontario Association of Radiation OncologyStaff Radiation Oncologist & Clinician Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute Fellow, American Society of Clinical Oncology  (ASCO) Co-Chair, GU group for Cancer Care […]

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Exploring the lived experience of gay men with prostate cancer

April 2, 2018

Gay men with prostate cancer have unmet information and supportive care needs throughout their prostate cancer journey. Read the article here.

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Video: “Transperineal Prostate Biopsies: a new paradigm in the diagnosis and monitoring of Prostate Cancer”

February 23, 2018

January 2018 Awareness Night Transperineal Prostate Biopsies: a new paradigm in the diagnosis and monitoring of Prostate Cancer   Dr. Stanley Flax  MB, BCh, FRCSC Staff Urologist, North York General Hospital, Co-Chair, North York General Hospital’s OR Product Standardization & Evaluation Committee, Director, Gale & Graham Wright Prostate Cancer Centre.   Dr. Adam Tunis MD, […]

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German researchers find way to accurately differentiate prostate cancer from benign tissue

February 19, 2018

Using nuclear medicine, German researchers have found a way to accurately differentiate cancerous tissue from healthy tissue in prostate cancer patients. Read the article here.

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Emerging Therapies for Prostate Cancer

February 19, 2018

Faster genomic sequencing and other tools are hastening the development of new diagnostic and prognostic tools for prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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Adverse Prostate Cancer Pathology Accurately Predicted With MRI

February 19, 2018

Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MP-MRI) can accurately predict adverse pathologic features at the time of radical prostatectomy (RP) for localized prostate cancer, data presented at the 2018 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium suggest. Read the article here.

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Commercially available liquid biopsy data may be misleading.

January 14, 2018

A comparison of current commercially available liquid biopsies designed to conduct genetic testing of cDNA as a guide to the selection of drug therapy for men with advanced prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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Genomic Testing and Hereditary Prostate Cancer

January 14, 2018

Prof. Gomella’s lecture is highly informative for the interested prostate cancer patient and prostate cancer advocate. The lecture is approximately 26 minutes long and really brings anyone who has an interest in the topic to a current state. Watch the video here.

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New test to combat drug resistant cancer

November 5, 2017

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich have discovered they can predict drug resistance in patients with advanced prostate cancer using a new blood test. Read the article here.

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Prostate MRI

September 3, 2017

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the prostate may be used in many clinical scenarios, including primary screening, active surveillance, and in patients with a previous negative biopsy and rising PSA. Scott Eggener, MD, explains whether MRI is warranted in each of these situations and the benefits and challenges this technology presents. Read the article here.

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