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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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Newsletter Winter 2024

Awareness: The Prostate Cancer Support Toronto Newsletter. In this issue: From the Health Care Professionals – Technological Advances in Radiation Therapy – A Brief History Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – September 2023 Celebrating 30 Years,Special Lives and our Annual Father’s Day Walk-Run PCS Toronto Co-Chair Recognized for Volunteer Service The Word is Out! – We now have a presence in more hospitals Awareness Night Addresses Sexual Recovery After Prostate Cancer PSA Testing in Ontario:Let’s Continue the Campaign and Save Lives A Report From the2023 Support Hub Conference   Read it by clicking the link below to open the pdf file:

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Video: “Anti-Cancer Diet and Time Restricted Eating”

This is a video of a webinar on  the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network called Anti-Cancer Diet and Time Restricted Eating by Dr. Rob Rutledge (Dalhousie University).  Dr. Rutledge will be the speaker for our January 2024.  See details here. View the Video: Here Because of time, some of the slides were skipped over quickly, so the following link to the slide deck might be useful. View the Slides: Here More info on the sponsor: Canadian Cancer Survivor Network Réseau canadien des survivants du cancer 1750 croissant Courtwood Crescent, Suite 210 Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5 Telephone: 613) 898-1871 Web site / site

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Video: “Optimizing Sexual Well-being and Intimacy after a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis”

November 2023 Awareness Night Reanne Booker, PhD(c), MN, BScN, NP University of Victoria Nurse Practitioner Hematology/Oncology Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary Alberta   CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 1:33:09 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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Covid-19 and PCCN Merger with CCS History

A Message from PCCN – Toronto – September 2020 Click here to read our message to all prostate cancer patients.  It includes the latest news about the merger of Prostate Cancer Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society plus a COVID-19 update. Individual Support Continues The Support Line (416-932-8820) continues to operate if you have questions and would like individual support.  Please leave a reasonably detailed message and we will have an appropriate volunteer get back to you.  Similarly, you can email us at info@pcstoronto.ca for support.  We are monitoring the Support Line and email more closely than usual while this

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Video: “Prostate cancer genetics”

September 2023 Awareness Night Justin Lorentz, MSc, CGC Genetic counsellor, Medcan Lead, Male Oncology Research and Education (MORE) Program, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre and Emily Thain, MSc, CGC Genetic counsellor, Bhalwani Familial Cancer Clinic Elisabeth Raab Neurofibromatosis Clinic Princess Margaret Cancer Centre CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 1:34:15 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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Video: “Immunotherapy in prostate cancer”

March 2023 Awareness Night Dr. Martin Smoragiewic, MD, CM, PhD, FRCPC Medical Oncologist, Odette Cancer Centre Assistant Professor, University of Toronto   CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 1:04:09 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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Video: “Program on Diet and Nutritional Lifestyle” – AS 101

Here is the recording of the latest AS 101 webinar. Newly diagnosed patients with prostate cancer often ask if there is a particular diet plan they should follow. Stacy Loeb, MD, a professor in the Department of Urology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine addresses diet and other lifestyle questions in the newest segment of AS 101, an ongoing “college-like” course to help these newly diagnosed patients. Be sure to visit the ASPI (Active Surveillance Patients International ) website to stay up to date with the AS 101 series. Watch  it here

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Video: “Is focal therapy right for your prostate cancer?” – Dr. Klotz

Dr. Laurence Klotz, of the University of Toronto, is known as the father of active surveillance. But he has been involved in other advances in prostate care since the mid-1990s, including focal therapy. Who is the right candidate for focal? Should a 4+3 or higher ever consider focal (AnCan always navigates away for these guys) Is every 3+4 a candidate? What about high-volume Gleason 6 patients? Are all focal therapies born equal? If you have Gleason 4 in your gland, how can you be assured it has not micro-spread within the gland? Should you only get focal therapy from a Center of Excellence? How do

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Newsletter Fall 2023

Awareness: The Prostate Cancer Support Toronto Newsletter. In this issue: A message from the Co-Chairs True North Program supports prostate cancer patients across Canada Volunteers at hospitals Prostate Cancer Foundation BC officially becomes Prostate Cancer Foundation Canada PCS Toronto Father’s Day Walk-Run raises more than $8,000 for support groups Join us on September 1 at Toronto’s Light Up in Blue kick-off   Read it by clicking the link below to open the pdf file: Fall 2023 Newsletter

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