Includes: Demystifying Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome, Safa Rahman bio, First-in-Class Radioligand Therapy Approved for Advanced Prostate Cancer, Quality of life between choosing open vs. robotic radical prostatectomy, Cancer Treatment Decisions Survey, and more!
Dr. Philip Barber, the Associate Professor of Neurology and Radiology at the University of Calgary, talks about the difference faces of dementia, the 9 different risk factors and the steps you can take to PREVENT the disease before it becomes untreatable. He also introduces a study where you could help us further understand dementia and what we can do to cure it in the future.
Don Wood is volunteer extraordinaire and the current co-chair for the Cancer Strategic Clinical Network (C-SCN) Alberta Cancer Diagnosis Initiative (ACDI) and a member of the Core SCN Committee for Alberta Health Services. After his wife passed away from a hard-fought battle with cancer, Don made it his mission to help others to try and make the health care world a better place for those who would come there after him.
Radiation Oncologists from the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Dr. Harvey Quon and Dr. Sangjune Lee come for a talk on new innovations in digital imaging, including real-time MRI workflows that allow for more accurate and customizable treatment of prostate cancer. They compare older capturing techniques and methodologies as they demonstrate how simulation, planning and delivery today are now much different and improved as Calgary welcomes their new Calgary Cancer Centre in 2023 to champion even further innovation.
Includes: Real-time MRI guided Prostate Radiotherapy, Dr. Sangjune Lee bio, ADT Educational Program, Sapiens Strategies Research Survey, Advances in Prostate Brachytherapy, Predictors of prostate cancer outcomes in Saskatchewan, Dave Lunn’s reading recommendations, and more!
Includes: Year in Review, 2022 Speakers Preview, Message from the President, Surgery for Very High Risk to Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer, New Drug Delivery Could Significantly Improve Treatment Outcomes for Prostate Cancer, Who Needs Germline Testing, Videos of Interest, and more!
University of Calgary professor Dr. Tom Keenan, author of the book “Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy”, talks with us for a special talk about how advancements in technology, from surveilling to nano health applications, will forever alter our communal landscape.
Includes: Guest Speaker Tom Keenan, Nominate Prostaid for Charity Prize, Clinical Trials at Prostate Cancer Centre, Radiotherapy or Surgery?, Learning and Decisions-Making in Men with Localized Prostate Cancer, Impact of Family History on Oncological Outcomes, Videos of Interest, and more!
Lori Styner and Dr. Mariko Shibata, both from Calgary’s Prostate Cancer Centre lead a discussion on how bones change as we age, what we can do to combat osteoporosis and low bone mass, how prostate cancer further weakens our bones and what we can do about it through diet, treatment and exercise.
Includes: Guest Speaker Lori Styner, Notes from the European Society of Medical Oncology Annual Congress, Wellbeing Pilot Study, Mediating Effect of Depression on Relationships for Patients with Cancer, Psychological Impact of COVID-19, Research Participants with mCRPC needed, and more videos, links and articles of interest.