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.

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.   

Newsletter Winter 2023

Awareness: The Prostate Cancer Support Toronto Newsletter. In this issue: A message from the outgoing co-chairs – introduction to the incoming The status of Prostate Cancer Support Canada: A prospective Sept. 2023 Awareness Night – Naturopathic Care for Prostate Cancer Awareness Nights schedule for 2023 (note: move to Tues. nights) NYGH Prostate Centre marks 15th anniversary A successful 2022 Father’s Day Walk/Run Celebrating Lives: Remembering Bill Lifchus and Glen Tolhurst A Message for Men on Active Surveillance A successful Movember 2022 In the news:  Black Men in Ontario at Higher Risk, Study Shows Also: NDP MPP calls for OHIP coverage …

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TULSA Ablation Treatment

The TULSA ablation treatment is a focal therapy for the ablation of a surgeon defined region of prostate while actively protecting the urethra and rectum to help preserve the patient’s natural functional abilities.  Read about it here. TULSA was invented at Sunnybrook, and Dr. Klotz was involved in the development and evaluation of the technology over the last 20 years. The TULSA team he has assembled is one of the most experienced in the world.  Click here for more information.

Video: “Naturopathic or Integrative Care for Prostate Cancer”

September 2022 Awareness Night Dr. Eric Marsden, Bsc ND Centre For Excellence in Integrative Medicine       CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 1:46:48 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.   

Video: “Management of Advanced Prostate Cancer”

July 2022 Awareness Night Dr. Di (Maria) Jiang, MD, Msc, FRCPC Staff Oncologist, Genitourinary Group Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN Asst Prof., Clinician Investigator, Dept of Medicine, U. of Toronto   CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 1:33:48 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.   

Video: “Healthy Communication and Cancer “

May 2022 Awareness Night Tara Daniels, BA, BFA, MACP Canadian Certified Counsellor, Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). Bachelor of Arts in Art History, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Counselling in Counselling Psychology       CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 1:51:41 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.   

Video: “Prostate Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease”

March 2022 Awareness Night Dr Darryl Leong, MBBS(Hons), MPH, M.Biostat, PhD, FRACP, FESC Director, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences Cardio-Oncology Program, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology), McMaster University Staff Cardiologist, Hamilton Health Sciences.McMaster.     CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 1:18:44 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. 

Newsletter Spring 2022

Awareness: The Prostate Cancer Support Toronto Newsletter. In this issue: Co-chairs’ message: 2 New board members What the board is working on Please support us – The Annual Father’s Day Walk/Run Awareness Nights schedule for 2022 A Tribute to Aaron Bacher Take advantage of PCS Toronto’s vast video library In the news:  The latest on PSA testing   Read it by clicking the link below to open the pdf file: Spring 2022 Newsletter

Urine bugs may be a sign of aggressive prostate cancer

Scientists say they have identified urine bacteria which are linked to aggressive prostate cancer. The discovery might provide new ways to spot and even prevent these dangerous tumours, experts hope. It’s too soon to say if the bacteria might cause the cancer, rather than just be a helpful marker. Read the article here.

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