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Articles from the Internet are regularly gleaned from the website and posted.  An attempt is made to categorize them, as listed in the sidebar on the right.  Click on the Categories widget to see the categories, and select the category of interest.  They will appear on a new page in order from the most recent to the oldest.  Some are from refereed scientific journals, while other are from more popular press websites.  Almost all posts include a very brief description with a link to the actual article.  As always, be careful about the source. 


Announcement: Recent News from the Web

Articles from the Internet are regularly gleaned from the website and posted. An attempt is made to categorize them, as listed in the sidebar on the right. Click on the Categories widget to see the categories, and select the category of interest. They will appear on a new page in order from the most recent to the oldest. Some are from refereed scientific journals, while other are from more popular press websites. Almost all posts include a very brief description with a link to the actual article. As always, be careful about the source.

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New blood test for prostate cancer is highly-accurate and avoids invasive biopsies

A new and simple blood test has been found to efficiently and accurately detect the presence of aggressive prostate cancer, according to research by Queen Mary University of London. Read the article.

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The PSA Blood Test – Why We Should Not Abandon PSA Testing

An interesting analysis on why the recommendation against PSA testing is flawed. Read the article.

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MRI and MRI-guided biopsies — a new Cochrane review

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.

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Newsletter September 2019

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: 25 Years means having many dedicated volunteers Parking Situation solved at Toronto Botanical Garden July Awareness Night  Dr. Chirag Patel talks about imaging Our Sponsors Our next Awareness Night – Sept. 2019 – Dr. Neil Fleshner, a special evening celebrating our 25th anniversary Decription and photos from this year’s Social Event at the Mandarin Halifax’s Dr. Rob Rutledge presents special presentation on Complete Prostate Cancer Care: the Science and Practice of Empowerment – Oct. 17th Ask the Health Care Team – Dr. Nathan Perlis on …

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Video: “Life Coaching, how it can help with the prostate cancer journey”

MaY 2019 Awareness Night Life Coaching, how it can help with the prostate cancer journey Claudia Aronowitz, MSc, PCC Professional Coach and Mediator     CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 45:58 minutes < nbsp;

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Newsletter June 2019

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Do It For Dads Walk/Run on Father’s Day – Sunday June 16, 2019 March Awareness Night with Justin Lorentz, Msc May Awareness Night  with Claudia Aronowitz Our Sponsors Our next Awareness Night – July 2019 – Dr. Chirag Patel Photos from this year’s Do It For Dads Walk/Run Ask the Health Care Team – Drs. Sharon Sharir (urologist/surgeon) and Danny Vesprini (radiation oncologist) respond to questions raised at our Prostate Cancer Canada Network-Toronto (PCCN-Toronto) support group meetings by men who have been recently diagnosed with …

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Video: “Prostate Cancer Genetics: Where are we now?”

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 

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8 foods that reduce your risk of prostate cancer

Coffee may help you prevent prostate cancer, finds a new study. Here are some home remedies you can rely on to reduce your risk of this cancer. Read the article here.

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Newsletter March 2019

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Do It For Dads Walk/Run on Father’s Day – Sunday June 16, 2019 Sponsors back again in 2019 – Thank you Miscellaneous Notes Our next Awareness Night – May 2019 PCCN-Toronto celebrating our 25th year including a bit of history PCC celebrating 25 years in 2019 Ask the Health Care Team – “Prostate cancer and prostate enlargement (BPH) – what’s the connection” by Dr. Sharon Sharir (Humber River Regional Hospital) Our 2019 Awareness Nights lineup On going projects Read it by clicking the link below …

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