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Newsletter December 2018

December 30, 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 […]

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Video: “Erectile dysfunction, incontinence and sexual toys”

December 13, 2018

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 

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Video: “Partner, caregiver and survivor forum”

December 21, 2017

November 2017 Awareness Night Partner, caregiver and survivor forum Leah Jamnicky, RN, BScN Urology Clinical Co-ordinator, Co-Lead, GUSurvivorhip Program, Co-Director, Prostate Cancer Survivorship Program, University Health Network     CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 40:40 minutes 

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Video: “Sexual Health and Prostate Cancer”

January 16, 2017

November 2016 Awareness Night Sexual Health and Prostate Cancer Dr. Andrew G. Matthew, PhD., C.Psych Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Senior staff Psychologist, Member of the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Co-Lead, Genito-Urinary Survivorship Program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre CLICK […]

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Urinary Incontinence Could Be Controlled by an Inflatable Penile Prosthesis

September 13, 2016

Due to the increasing numbers of radical prostatectomies performed for prostate cancer, a substantial and increasing number of patients suffer from postoperative urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction (ED). An inflatable penile prosthesis is highly recommended as an initial procedure, especially in patients with the dual problems of ED and incontinence. Read the article.

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Erectile Function Recovery after Radical Prostatectomy in Men with High-Risk Features

June 19, 2016

The loss of erectile function after surgery Radical Prostatectomy is most frequently caused by intraoperative injury to the neurovascular bundles. It is known that if both bundles are removed, patients seldom recover erectile function. Accordingly, neurovascular bundle preservation during Radical prostatectomy has proven benefits in terms of erectile function recovery. Read the article.

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Video: Dr. Elterman – “Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction”

December 14, 2015

November 2015 Scotiabank Awareness Night Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction Dr. Dean Elterman MD, MSc, FRCSC Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University Health Network, Western General Hospital     CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 1:02:39 hours

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ED Induced by Prostate Biopsy Likely ‘Underestimated’

November 1, 2015

A new study showed a “significant decrease” in the erectile function score of most men after biopsy, and the drop was independent of age, cancer diagnosis, and previous biopsy status, report the study authors. Read the article.

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Prostate cancer surgery may impair sex for both partners

February 20, 2015

Both members of a couple can experience diminished sexual function after a man has prostate cancer surgery, Swiss researchers find, suggesting that treatment should include sex counselling for men and their partners. Read the article.

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Post-Brachytherapy Erectile Function Preserved in Most Men

September 23, 2014

Three-fifths of men receiving permanent seed brachytherapy (BT) for localized prostate cancer (PCa) have preserved erectile function (EF) 5 years after seed implantation, according to researchers. Read the article.

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