Video: “Physical, Psychological, and Functional Aspects of Prostate Cancer”

May 2021 Awareness Night Physical, Psychological, and Functional Aspects of Prostate Cancer Dr. Andrew Matthew, PhD, C. Psych Beginning with coping strategies for managing the diagnosis and the distress of treatment decision-making, the presentation will summarize the physical, psychological, and functional aspects of prostate cancer from diagnosis to survivorship. A description of the physiological nature of the prostate, prostate cancer, and the impact of localized prostate cancer treatment will follow. Treatments discussed will include robotic and open radical prostatectomy (surgery), external beam radiation treatment, and brachytherapy (seed therapy). Each of these treatments will be examined in terms of their impact …

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The EUPROMS study

Europa Uomo’s unique study examining quality of life after treatment for prostate cancer You can read about our EUPROMS study and download the whole EUPROMS presentation at here. Specific sections can be accessed by click on them below: General findings about quality of life Findings about discomfort, tiredness and insomnia Findings about mental health Findings about sexual function Findings about urinary incontinence Key messages

Video: “The Benefits of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy”

May 2020 Awareness Night The Benefits of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Nelly Faghani, B.Sc., P.T., M.C.P.A. Registered Physiotherapist Nelly will review with you where your pelvic floor is located and explain what pelvic floor physiotherapy is. She will explain how modifying your bladder/bowel habits, diet, behavior, and improving your pelvic floor function can help prevent or treat symptoms of urine loss. The session will include a Q and A component. This Awareness Night was held on the Zoom platform (our first) so it will look different from the usual presentation. CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation …

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Newsletter December 2018

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: November Awareness Night – Dr. Sidney Radomski on “Erectile Dysfunction and Incontinence after prostate cancer treatment” Our 2019 Awareness Nights meetings Our sponsors Our next Awareness Night – March 2019 PCCN-Toronto enjoyed a very successful “social night out” at the MANDARIN Restaurant The Rock the Road Raffle in support of Prostate Cancer Canada is back We Remember Ask the Health Care Team – “Why do I need treatment if I feel just fine?” by Dr. Sharon Sharir (Humber River Regional Hospital) Heads up for the …

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Video: “Erectile dysfunction, incontinence and sexual toys”

November 2018 Awareness Night Erectile dysfunction, incontinence and sexual toys Dr.Sidney Radomski MD, FRCSC Director, Urodynamics Laboratory,Toronto Western Hospital,part of University Health Network Professor, Dept. of Surgery (Urology), University of Toronto   CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 50:38 minutes 

Marijuana Cures Everything Dude?!

By Mark Moyad, MD // University of Michigan, one PCCN-Toronto’s favourite speakers. Here is a serious, albeit humourous, article about the use of marijuana (cannabis) for the treatment of cancer and the side effects of treatment, including references from the medical literature. “Do I think marijuana or one of its compounds can fight cancer or encourage the growth of cancer? Yes! Since we have no idea at the moment and some laboratory studies suggest both possibilities, we have to be honest.” Read the article.

Video: “Partner, caregiver and survivor forum”

November 2017 Awareness Night Partner, caregiver and survivor forum Leah Jamnicky, RN, BScN Urology Clinical Co-ordinator, Co-Lead, GUSurvivorhip Program, Co-Director, Prostate Cancer Survivorship Program, University Health Network     CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 40:40 minutes 

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