Prostaid Calgary Director Saif Lalani looks at today’s changing landscape for prostate cancer treatment with a deeper look at the following treatments: Darolutamide, Xofigo/Radium 223, and Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA), their qualities and their availability today in Canada and beyond.
Dr. Linda Watson, the Scientific Director of Applied Research for Alberta Health Services speaks on Integrating Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO’s) into Ambulatory Care Processes in Cancer Control Alberta (CCA). She talks about the reality of health care in Alberta, how to get better outcomes for patients and how PRO tools can help us all advance the way we do health care.
Shelley Spaner, Grace Yeung, Brendan Diederichs from Mayfair Diagnostics join PROSTAID Calgary this month for an update on where prostate imaging is in 2019 and how far it has come in the last 3 years. Brendan updates the audience on the Brand New 3Tesla Magnet at the Rockyview General Hospital and talks about its new features. Grace reviews the targeted biopsy program and Shelley reviews the updated literature on Imaging in Active Surveillance and patients in treatment. A detailed Q & A follows.
Celebrated news reporter and power lifter Gary Bobrovitz talks about his early diagnosis of prostate cancer at 49 years of age and how it impacted his life, reminding us that knowledge and action are the two most important things we can all use to combat the disease and live a long and healthy life.
Pam Murray from AMA Travel gives a frank and knowledgeable discussion about traveling nationally and abroad and what you’re covered for, and what you’re not, when you’re getting insurance. She also talks about dealing with the complications of having prostate cancer, or other ailments, that could effect how you get coverage.
Renowned philanthropist and Calgary engineer and businessman W. Brett Wilson returns to PROSTAID Calgary to give us an update on his journey with prostate cancer. Since he last spoke with us his cancer had returned, and he talks at length about his treatment modalities and his focus on positivity and knowledge during times of struggle. There are some laughs, some hushed truths and a few F-bombs along the way in this transformative talk.
Successful businessman and philanthropist W. Brett Wilson discusses his experiences with prostate cancer with a focus on a positive mental attitude and a take charge methodology. He’s frank about his radiation treatment and general insights on treatment of the disease.