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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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Newsletter December 2016

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Nov. Awareness Night:  Dr. Andrew Matthew: Sexual Health and Prostate Cancer Meet Our New Chairman, Philip Segal The important role of our Side by Side support group Coming Jan. Awareness Night: Dr. Raj Satkunasivam: The future of PSA-based prostate cancer screening: screening smarter and individualized risk assessment Rock the Road Raffle The 9th W.B. Ingalls Memorial Prostate Health & Cancer Symposium – Jan. 28th in Florida Meet the newest member of our board – Darryl Radstake A thank you to our volunteers Ask the Doctor: …

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Newsletter October 2016

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Sept. Awareness Night:  Mark Cullen and Dr. Ryan Groll: A patient and his surgeon July Awareness Night:  Dr. Massom Haider: the important role of the MRI Meet our newest boarf member: Ari Katz Jim Moran (1942-2016) Coming Nov. Awareness Night: Dr. Andrew Matthew: Sexual Health and Prostate Cancer Report on the recent BC Support Group Conference Stepping Down by Chairman Winston Klass Ask the Doctor: Dr. Sharon Sharir – Making the best of your doctor appointments 2016 Cruisin’ for a Cure Board News The Nov. …

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Newsletter July 2016

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: May Awareness Night:  Dr. Rajiv Singal, Twenty years of caring for men with prostate cancer March Awareness Night:  Justin Lorentz (w. Dr. Danny Vesprini), Who is genetically predisposed Coming July Awareness Night:  Dr. Masoom Haider, MRI of the prostate: A revolution in diagnosis and treatment Jim Moran (1942-2016) Do It For Dads Walk/Run – Father’s Day 2016 with photos Ask the Doctor – Our 3 doctors answer 2 questions Board News Welcome Ari Katz Information meeting – Sept. 27 – conference feedback, volunteer news Meet …

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Newsletter April 2016

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: April 1st – Prostatitis Do It For Dads Walk/Run – Father’s Day 2016 Jan. 2016 Awareness Night – Dr. Shabbir Alibhai discusses Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) in detail Ask the Doctor – Dr. Danny Vesprini:  Does Prostate Cancer ‘Run in the Family’? Board News Bowling Night for our volunteers Revision of PCCN-Toronto governance guidelines The Navigator Project Hospital counselling The 2016 awareness nights schedule Read it by clicking the link below to open the pdf file: March_2016_Newsletter

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Newsletter December 2015

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Dr. Elterman at our November Scotiabank Awareness Night Dr. Bartlett at our Sept. Scotiabank Awareness Night PCCN-Toronto volunteer dinner at Jerusalem Holiday peer support meeting Historic $50M donation to Toronto Hospital Volunteers – our “unsung heroes” Ask the Doctor – Dr. Sharir – The risks involved in having a biopsy Board News Navigator Project E meetings Website survey Approaching your pharmacists Holiday wishes from our chairman The 2016 Scotiabank awareness nights schedule Read it by clicking the link below to open the pdf file: Dec_2015_Newsletter

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Newsletter September 2015

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Dr. Morton at our July Scotiabank Awareness Night Dr. Kell at our May Scotiabank Awareness Night Do It For Dads – the 2015 Father’s Day Walk/Run – with photos Ask the Doctor – Dr. Hamilton on PET scans Feedback from your Board of Directors Annual Volunteer Dinner Tell us what you think – take our website based survey 2015 Scotiabank Awareness Nights Schedule Read it by clicking the link below to open the pdf file: Sept_2015_Newsletter

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Newsletter May 2015

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: New “Ask the Doctor” column – first column: Why PSA screening is still important – despite what you might read or hear. Do It For Dads – the 2015 Father’s Day Walk/Run Our Next Scotiabank Awareness Night – Dr. John Kell –  “Radical prostatectomy: Do differences in technique make a difference?” Blue Wrist Bands New guidelines in place regarding our Side by Side support group. Tell us what you think – take our website based survey 2015 Scotiabank Awareness Nights Schedule Read it by clicking …

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Newsletter December 2014

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: 20th Anniversary Highlighted by November Scotiabank awareness Night Celebrations – including photos PCCN-Toronto’s Postition on PSA Testing Dr. Andrew Feifer – January Awareness Night – Testing Procedure and Diagnosing Prostate Cancer Another Successful Toronto Wake-up Call Breakfast Blue Wrist Bands Holiday Wishes from out Chairman 2015 Scotiabank Awareness Nights Schedule Read it by clicking the link below to open the pdf file: December_2014_Newsletter

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Newsletter September 2014

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: Dr. Mark Moyad – September Awareness Night Survivor Forum – July 30th Awareness Night Dr. Padraig Warde – November Awareness Night – Come celebrate our 20th Anniversary Do It For Dads Walk/Run – Father’s Day, June 15th – Huge Success In Memory of Moe Wagman and John Dell Fred Cohen Resigns from Board Ongoing in 2014   Read it by clicking the link below to open the pdf file: September_2014_Newsletter

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