PSG Meeting Agenda

What to expect at a Peer Support Meeting The meeting starts at 7:00 pm, but some arrive a bit early to socialize, which can be difficult on Zoom. The host then Asks the people there for the first time to identify themselves, followed by others who want to give an update or ask questions of the group.  (In person, this is done by show of hands.) A short presentation is shown outlining the ground rules for the meeting.  (In person, the rules are read by the facilitator.) A few polls are conducted so that everyone can see who is at …

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Glossary of Common Prostate Cancer Terms

General Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Terms BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) A condition in which the prostate gland is enlarged and not cancerous. DRE (Digital Rectal Exam) The doctor inserts a gloved, lubricated finger into the rectum and feels the rectum, anus, and prostate (in males) to check for anything abnormal. Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Prostate-specific Antigen (PSA) is a substance found in the blood that is made by the prostate gland. It can be used to detect unusual activity in the prostate. PSA blood test A PSA test is a blood test that is done to see what a patient’s PSA level …

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Video: “The Evolution of Treatment Intensification in Advanced Prostate Cancer”

November 2022 Awareness Night Dr. Olivier Heimrath, MD FRCSC Staff Urologist, Humber River Hospital Associate Urologist, Michael Garron Hospital Lecturer, University of Toronto   CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 1:31:31 Disclaimer:  The contents of this video is solely for the purposes of education and information and does not constitute personal diagnostic advice or personal medical advice.   

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