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Prostate Cancer Related On-Line Presentations and References

Upcoming Meetings of Interest in January 2021:

Please note the contact instructions mentioned in most of these postings, any missing ones will be added as they become available.

 Wednesday Jan 6th, 6:30 pm

London Prostate Cancer Support Group – by Zoom.

Contact Carl Kelly for Zoom link details  Carlkelly39@gmail.com, 519 852 4277

  • Erectile Dysfunction & Urinary Incontinence after Prostate Cancer Surgery
  • Dr. Jeffrey Campbell, Assistant Professor, Urology, Western University.

 Wednesday Jan 20th, 7:00 pm

Prostate Cancer Support – Peterborough      –  Next Zoom Presentation

 Register in advance for this meeting at the following link:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kcuGuqDgpE9JQ-NOlR7pNYHheLdTqyGnL

  •  Prostate Radiotherapy – how far we have come, and where we plan to go
  • Dr. Danny Vesprini, MD, MSc, FRCPC
  • Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Affiliate Scientist, Biological Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Director, Male Oncology Research & Education (MORE) Program

 Wednesday Jan 20th, 7:00 pm

Prostate Cancer Support – Oakville/Mississauga      –  Next Zoom meeting. Meeting details will be sent out the week before

  •  Richard Casey, Urologist, Oakville.  What’s new in prostate cancer – with Q & A session.

Wednesday Jan 27th, 7:30 pm

Prostate Cancer Support Toronto      – Next Awareness Night meeting – Dr. Urban Emmenegger – metastatic prostate cancer

Wednesday Jan 27th, 7:00 pm

Prostate Cancer Support Hamilton – Next Zoom meeting

Dr. Edward Matsumoto, Urologist/Surgical Oncologist, St. Joseph’s Hospital Hamilton.  Dr. Matsumoto specializes in robotic radical prostatectomy surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital and this is the tenth occasion that Dr. Matsumoto has spoken to their Group.

They will send you, by email on Wednesday, 20 January, 2021, a Zoom Invitation to Join our meeting, so if you want to attend please contact them at; pcsgHamilton@gmail.com.

Saturday Jan 30th, 12:00 pm

Learning from Active Surveillance patients experience Active Surveillance Patients International is pleased to announce the launching its first international webinar

Saturday Jan. 30 at 12 PM EDT

Towards that end we will be having a panel discussion representing patients from 4 countries.  Each will speak briefly and then attendees may ask questions. There has been so much helpful information from webinars featuring doctors, but this webinar will allow you to learn from patients who have been through the process.

Each speaker will address the audience about his experience with A.S. and then attendees may share their experiences and may ask questions. Towards that end there will be a panel discussion representing patients from the 4 countries.

This Webinar will be a unique opportunity to learn from personal experience of men who have been on AS for up to 15 years. There has been helpful information from webinars featuring doctors, but this webinar will allow you to learn from patients who have learned to live with their prostate cancer.
Our Zoom meeting will begin at 12 P.M. EDT Sat Jan 30th.  
Register Here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUldeytqj8iH9eiXD-vPnKbWmn8WvIWhFmO

ALSO  Catch Up if you missed these:

Prostate Cancer Support Toronto Awareness Night Videos

Nov. 2020 “There is Sex after Prostate Cancer”;

Dr. Stephen Holzapfel, MD, CCFP, FCFP

U. S. FDA approves PSMA/PET scans

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-approves-first-psma-targeted-pet-imaging-drug-men-prostate-cancer

U. S. FDA approves daily oral pill as alternative to ADT injections

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-approves-first-oral-hormone-therapy-treating-advanced-prostate-cancer

Exercise – motivation for your New Year Resolutions
https://brighterworld.mcmaster.ca/articles/dangers-of-a-sedentary-covid-19-lockdown-inactivity-can-take-a-toll-on-health-in-just-two-weeks/

Prostate Cancer Foundation (US): an excellent, up-to-date comprehensive guide to prostate cancer and its treatment

You can access the updated PDF version of the Prostate Cancer Patient Guide here.