Digital Examiner

Prostaid Calgary's monthly newsletter for the latest prostate cancer updates

The Digital Examiner is the monthly publication of PROSTAID Calgary. The goal of our journal is to keep our members up to date with the latest news updates surrounding prostate cancer, bolster community by sharing local and international initiatives, and sharing information and experiences through links, videos and stories. Subscribe to our monthly journal directly to your email inbox free by signing up for PROSTAID Calgary here.

An archive of previous journals from years past can be found here in chronological order by clicking on any of the posts below:

This Month’s Digital Examiner:


  • August 2022
    Includes: 50/50 Fundraising Raffle, Transforming Cancer Treatment with a Tablespoon of Blood, Best Prostate Biopsy Techniques in 2022, Prostate Cancer Virtual Conference, and more!

An archive of previous journals from years past can be found here in chronological order by clicking on any of the posts below:

Journal Archive:


  • August 2022
    Includes: 50/50 Fundraising Raffle, Transforming Cancer Treatment with a Tablespoon of Blood, Best Prostate Biopsy Techniques in 2022, Prostate Cancer Virtual Conference, and more!
  • July 2022
    Includes: PROSTAID 50/50 Fundraising Raffle, Membership Door Prize Winner Announced, iSTRIDE Research Study, Treatment of the Primary or Local Relapse in nmCRPC, CADTH Study Participants Needed, and more!
  • June 2022
    Includes: Guest Speaker Bob Molle bio, Remembering Stewart Campbell, AGM Door Prize, Relationship between PSA and Testosterone levels in Men, Impact of Next Generation Imaging, Patients with metastatic prostate cancer living significantly longer, Canadian Cancer Survivor Network survey, and more!
  • May 2022
    Includes: Dr. Linda Carlson bio, Are We Making Progress in Addressing Disparities in Prostate Cancer?, Treatment-Related Regret Among Men With Localized Prostate Cancer Journal Club, Seniors’ Centre Without Walls Edmonton, PCRI 2022 videos, and more!
  • April 2022
    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!
  • March 2022
    Includes: The PREVENT Study, Dr. Philip Barber bio, our first OPEN MIC NIGHT, PROpel Suggests Adding Olaparib to Abi-raterone Improves Outcomes, Risk vs. Benefit for Active Surveillance for Patients with Intermediate-Risk Disease, and more!
  • February 2022
    Includes: Could More Testosterone Be the Hidden Key to Fighting Prostate Cancer?, Don Wood bio, How Much Should You Eat?, Caregivers and Cancer, ZERO Prostate Cancer Summit, Canadian Clinical Trials, Articles of Interest, Video links, and more!
  • January 2022
    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!
  • December 2021
    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!
  • November 2021
    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!
  • October 2021
    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.
  • May 2021
    Includes: Guest Speaker Dr. Carrie Scarff, David’s Story, Loss of LDAH associated with prostate cancer and hearing loss, Newly Diagnosed and General Articles of Interest, Educational Video Links, and more!
  • March 2020
    Includes: Pathfinder Award Recipient and Guest Speaker Shelley Spaner, Overdiagnosis of Cancer, Implementation of Novel Tools in the Active Surveillance Pathway, New in Our Library, Peer Support for BPH and Prostate Cancer, From our YouTube Channel, and more!