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March 2019 Awareness Night

Prostate Cancer Genetics: Where are we now?

Justin Lorentz  MSc, CGC
Cancer Genetic Counsellor
Lead,Male Oncology Research and Education (MORE)
Dept of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre
 

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The Complete Presentation 41:24 minutes

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Coffee may help you prevent prostate cancer, finds a new study. Here are some home remedies you can rely on to reduce your risk of this cancer.

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Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter.

In this Issue:

  • Do It For Dads Walk/Run on Father’s Day – Sunday June 16, 2019
  • Sponsors back again in 2019 – Thank you
  • Miscellaneous Notes
  • Our next Awareness Night – May 2019
  • PCCN-Toronto celebrating our 25th year including a bit of history
  • PCC celebrating 25 years in 2019
  • Ask the Health Care Team – “Prostate cancer and prostate enlargement (BPH) – what’s the connection” by Dr. Sharon Sharir (Humber River Regional Hospital)
  • Our 2019 Awareness Nights lineup
  • On going projects

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March_2019_Newsletter

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It will hardly come as a surprise to most prostate cancer support group leaders and other prostate cancer advocates that there is a strong association between patient age and risk for side effects of radical prostatectomy. However, we now have a rather more sophisticated set of insight into such risks.

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Today, more and more complementary therapies are being integrated into care plans for patients with prostate cancer.

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Dr. Snuffy Myers talks about things you can do to help yourself – diet and exercise.

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Data from the survival outcomes of patients support the use of active surveillance in low risk and intermediate risk cases of Gleason 6 but not Gleason 7 prostate cancer. Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging and novel biomarkers might be vital in detecting favorable Gleason 7 disease.

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All men should be screened for prostate cancer, at some point, but those who are most at risk for the condition might no longer need a biopsy and surgery under brand new guidelines from the National Institutes of Health and Care Excellence.

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Metabolic analysis of benign tissue samples from men with prostate cancer allowed researchers to retrospectively predict the aggressiveness of disease and likelihood of recurrence, according to study results.

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