Is Gleason 6 a cancer?

On July 29, 2021, Drs. Ming Zhou, Pathologist-in-Chief and Chair of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Tufts Medical School, and Dr. Scott Eggener, Vice Chair of Urology at the University of Chicago, debated this question: Is Gleason 6 a cancer? The doctors presented their cases at the AnCan program in this video individually. One of Eggener’s key points is that he has never seen a patient die from Gleason 6 so why call it a cancer. Zhou took the stand that if it looks like a cancer, which Gleason does under the microscope, then it’s a cancer. The question-and-answer period covered such …

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What is Right for Me in My Prostate Cancer Treatment?

Video is now available of the fourth webinar in Us TOO‘s series, What is Right for Me in My Prostate Cancer Treatment?, a discussion on Imaging. Continuing advances in imaging technology and usage can mean more accurate testing and diagnosis related to prostate cancer, and can help guide patients toward the best treatment options for them. Hear the latest from the experts on this very important topic. This webinar was recorded on June 24th. View the Video here. Featuring: Brian T. Helfand MD, PhD – Chief, Division of Urology, Ronald L. Chez Family and Richard Melman Family Endowed Chair of …

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Prostate Cancer – Active Surveillance and More…Past, present and Future

This seminar  with Dr Klotz, regarded as one of the pioneers of AS, and a fellow Canadian, will be of special interest to anyone on or interested in AS. This free webinar is available here.  You will be asked to register and give your email address.  Once you check the box at the bottom and click the Register button, you will taken to the presentation.

Video: Dr. Eric Klein discusses Active Surveillance

Renowned Cleveland Clinic Urologist Dr. Eric Klein discusses Active Surveillance. Dr. Klein answers the questions: “What do I actually do while I’m on Active Surveillance?” What tests should I be taking and how often? How do I know if I qualify for Active Surveillance? What indicators will tell me that I must go off Active Surveillance and seek active treatment? Dr. Klein indicated that 15% of Gleason 6s have a molecular make up which may indicate the presence of a more aggressive cancer and in his opinion, genomic testing is critical to identify those cancers. Click here to view.

Video: “Advanced Prostate Cancer”

January 2021 Awareness Night Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer: From A(palutamide) to Z(ytiga(tm))  Dr. Urban Emmenegger, MD Medical Oncologist, Odette Cancer Centre (Div. of Medical Oncology) and Sunnybrook Research Institute (Biological Sciences Platform) Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, U. of Toronto Associate Member, Inst. of Medical Science, U. of Toronto CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 2:15:05 <

Video: “HIFU-The Prostate Cancer Lumpectomy!”

September 2020 Awareness Night HIFU-The Prostate Cancer Lumpectomy!  Focused treatment to kill the cancer – NOT-your Quality of Life Dr. Jack Barkin, MD, FICS, FACS, DABU, MHM, CCPE, FRCS Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto Urologic/ Robotic Surgeon, Humber River Hospital Executive Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Urology Medical Director, Can-Am HIFU, HIFU Proctor   This Awareness Night was held on the Zoom platform. The session will include a Q and A component. CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation time is 2:12:09 <

Video: “Brachytherapy”

July 2020 Awareness Night Brachytherapy: The evolving roles of Brachytherapy for prostate cancer: teaching an old dog even newer tricks! Dr. Alejandro Berlin, MD, MScClinician-Scientist Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Asst. Professor, Dept. of Radiation, U. of Toronto   This Awareness Night was held on the Zoom platform. The session will include a Q and A component. CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEOThe Complete Presentation time is 1:22:23 <

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