A new vaccine may one day delay the need to use ADT by harnessing patients’ immune systems, researchers reported at the 34th Annual Meeting & Preconference Programs of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, or SITC 2019, which occurred in Maryland in November 2019. Read the article.
July 2019 Awareness Night Imaging in Prostate Cancer, The Whats, Wheres, Whys and Whens Dr. Chirag Patel,]BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCP, FRCR Asst Prof., U. of Toronto Dept of Medical Imaging Site Lead, U. of Toronto Abdominal Imaging Fellowship Program Abdominal Radiologist and Head of Abdominal Imaging Division, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Dept of Medical Imaging CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 1:06:02 minutes <
The PSA has allowed us to detect cancer at an earlier stage, and it has reduced the number of men with widespread metastasis from 40 per cent to less than five per cent. Too much ink and angst have been spilled in debating whether the PSA blood test should be used to screen for prostate cancer. Read the article.
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 <
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.
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
Prostate Cancer Canada is encouraging men to get tested for the potentially deadly disease with a bold campaign that references historical and fictional characters in the form of latex gloves – yes, those donned by doctors for the often dreaded digital rectal exam meant to detect the presence of tumours in the male sex gland. Read the article here.