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Last updated: 2024 Mar. 2

Welcome!

Our next Zoom meeting will be on Tuesday, Mar. 5th, 2024, the first Tuesday of the month. To register for the meeting and get the link, click here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

You are also invited to join out next In-Person PCS Peer Support Group. The meeting is on Tuesday, Mar. 19th, 2024, the third Tuesday of the month.  Please register for this meeting by sending an email to <info@pcstoronto.ca> so that we can know how many to expect.

Location
Lansing United Church
49 Bogert Ave, North York,ON
M2N 1K4
one block south of Sheppard Ave. and one block west of Yonge St.
Close to the Sheppard-Yonge subway station
Time
7:10 pm – 9:15 pm Doors open: 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Free Parking available on the street after 6 pm
If you are a bit late and locked out, please call the Support Line (416 932 8820) and someone will let you in.

Masks
The church prefers that masks be worn; however, the decision is a matter of personal preference.

We look forward to seeing you in person.

Current plans are for meetings on the first Tuesday of the month on Zoom and on the third Tuesday in-person for the next few months.  Please be sure to check this page before each meeting.

If this is going to be your first meeting, or even if it’s not, you might want to familiarize yourself with some of the terms that are used by looking at this Glossary of Terms.  For first timers, click here to see the agenda for the meeting.

Our next Awareness Night will be on Tues. Mar. 26, 2024.

The presenters will be Dr. Nathan Perlis (University Health Network) on “New Developments At Princess Margaret With Focal Therapy etc.”.  A link to register for this Zoom meeting will be posted here a few weeks before.  To see our complete schedule, click here.

Videos of previous meetings are available:

  • Jan. 2024 – Dr. Rob Rutledge and Dr. Gabriela Ilie (Dalhousie University) on “What you need to know about prostate cancer from decision-making, to mental health, to a scientific update on healthy habits” (Video coming soon)
  • Nov. 2023 – Reanne Booker, (Alberta Health Services) on “Optimizing Sexual Well-being and Intimacy after a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis”  Click here
  • Sept. 2023 – Justin Lorentz, (Sunnybrook) and Emily Thain, (UHN) on “Prostate cancer genetics” Click here
  • July 2023 – Dr. Richard Wassersug  on “Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and bone health” (No video will be available.)
  • Mar. 2023 – Dr. Martin Smoragiewicz (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre) on “Immunotherapy in prostate cancer” Click here
  • Jan. 2023 – Dr. Andrew Evans (Mackenzie Health) on “Understanding Gleason scores and pathology reports”. Click here.

Check out videos from more previous meetings by going to our video page.

Can’t make our Support Group Meetings and are looking for one?  Check out the calendar located here.  You may be able to find a virtual meeting at a time that works for you with some other group.

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Some recent articles of possible interest:
  • Video: “Anti-Cancer Diet and Time Restricted Eating” – Dr. Rutledge  Click here.
  • Video: “Is focal therapy right for your prostate cancer?” – Dr. Klotz  Click here.
  • Video: “Program on Diet and Nutritional Lifestyle” – Dr. Loeb Click here.

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