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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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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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Newsletter December 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 MANDARIN Restaurant The Rock the Road Raffle in support of Prostate Cancer Canada is back We Remember Ask the Health Care Team – “Why do I need treatment if I feel just fine?” by Dr. Sharon Sharir (Humber River Regional Hospital) Heads up for the …

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Newsletter October 2018

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Dr. Mark Moyad wows ’em again B’nai B’rith Lodge makes a donation Quotes from the past! Our sponsors Coming Awareness Night – Dr. Sidney Radomski on “Erectile Dysfunction and Incontinence after prostate cancer treatment” July Awareness NIght – Survivor Forum 6 PCCN-Toronto attends PCC wake-up call breakfast Peter Coleridge (PCC CEO) brings greetings Ask the Health Care Team – “What’s the deal with PSA after radical prostatectomy” by Dr. Robert Hamilton (Princess Margaret Cancer Centre) and “Will I be radioactive?” by Dr. Danny Vesprini (Sunnybrook …

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Newsletter July 2018

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: An evening with Carrie Poteck: exercise, diet and well-being PCCN-Toronto’s social media He’s coming back! – Dr, Mark Moyad Our sponsors Coming Awareness Night – Survior Forum June 17th, 2018 is our Father`s Day “Do It For Dads” walk/run at Ashbridges Bay Photos Ask the Health Care Team – An interview with Bev Persaud, RN, Unit coordinator/Nurse in the Prostate Centre at BranosnDivision of North York General Hospital Ray Kosan, 1937-2018 Our on-going projects for 2018 Read it by clicking the link below to open …

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Newsletter April 2018

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: April Fools page Giampaolo (Paul) Fiaschi – 1933-2018 Ask the Health Care Team (was Ask the Doctor) – Prostate Cancer and Exercise Coming Awareness Night – Carrie Poteck (M.Ed.) – An evening on exercise, diet and well being! June 17th, 2018 is our Father`s Day “Do It For Dads” walk/run at Ashbridges Bay January Janssen Awareness Night: Dr. Stanley Flax & Dr. Adam Tunis – Perineal biopsies and the role of imaging March Awareness Night: Dr. Andrew Loblaw – How clincal trials have changed prostate …

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Newsletter December 2017

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: November 22nd Awareness Night: Leah Jamnicky leads terrific discussion on caregivers, partners, and sexual health. Come volunteer with us! Mike Savatovich retiring as administrator at Valleyview Coming Janssen Awareness Night: Dr. Stanley Flax & Dr. Adam Tunis “Perineal biopsies and the role of imaging.” Branson’s Gale and Graham Wright Prostate Centre celebrates its 10th anniversary! Chairman’s Holiday Greetings Ask the Doctor: will return Prostate Cancer Canada announces new President & CEO Aaron Bacher’s personal plea to family doctors everywhere We Remember Photos from the Dec. …

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Newsletter October 2017

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: B.C.’s Dr. Juanita Crook delivers powerful message about Brachytherapy In Memoriam: William Griffin and Jerry Stevens PCCN-Toronto thanks Dr. Rob Bristow November 22nd Awareness Night: Leah Jamnicky will host a Partner, Caregiver, and Survivor forum! July Awareness Night: Dr. Nathan Perils discusses Focal Therapy 2018 AWARENESS NIGHT MEETING SCHEDULE! TrueNTH (True North) Peer Navigation.  They are looking for PCa patients and caregivers who are looking for one-on-one support from someone who has already been there! Meet our newest board member: Keith Braganza Ask the Doctor: …

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Newsletter July 2017

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Another fabulous  “Do it for dads” Walk Run! – complete with photos May Awareness Night: Dr. Jeff Appelmann: Naturopathic Approaches to Prostate Cancer and Prostate Health – Vidoe coming soon Volunteer Dinner at the Mandarin In Memoriam update July Awareness Night: Dr. Nathan Perils:  Focal Therapy Ask the Doctor: Dr. Gerard Morton – The Current Status of Brachytherapy Dick Arai 1928-2017 The 2017 awareness nights schedule Read it by clicking the link below to open the pdf file: July_2017_Newsletter

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Newsletter April 2017

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Join us on Father’s day morning for our annual “Do it for dads” Walk Run! Jan. Awareness Night: Dr. Raj Satkunasivam: The future of PSA-based prostate cancer screening: screening smarter and individualized risk assessment We’d like to welcome a new sponsor – JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS PCCN-Toronto Volunteers Participate in PCC’s “SHOP FOR A CAUSE” with Tommy Bahama Stores A new sponsor for our 2017 newsletter – KELLER WILLIAMS Neighbourhood Realty March Awareness Night: Dr. Joseph LaBossiere: Andrology: focuses on diseases & conditions specific to men! Ask the …

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