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 …
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 …
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
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
November 2016 Awareness Night Sexual Health and Prostate Cancer Dr. Andrew G. Matthew, PhD., C.Psych Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Senior staff Psychologist, Member of the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Co-Lead, Genito-Urinary Survivorship Program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 48:45 minutes
Due to the increasing numbers of radical prostatectomies performed for prostate cancer, a substantial and increasing number of patients suffer from postoperative urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction (ED). An inflatable penile prosthesis is highly recommended as an initial procedure, especially in patients with the dual problems of ED and incontinence. Read the article.
The loss of erectile function after surgery Radical Prostatectomy is most frequently caused by intraoperative injury to the neurovascular bundles. It is known that if both bundles are removed, patients seldom recover erectile function. Accordingly, neurovascular bundle preservation during Radical prostatectomy has proven benefits in terms of erectile function recovery. Read the article.
November 2015 Scotiabank Awareness Night Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction Dr. Dean Elterman MD, MSc, FRCSC Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University Health Network, Western General Hospital CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 1:02:39 hours