Prostate Cancer Patient Empowerment Program

Drs. Gabriela Ilie and Rob Rutledge from Dalhousie University out of Halifax join us to discuss their exciting research initiative that looks to help prostate cancer survivors empower themselves to take better care of themselves and benefit from their shared experiences. Learn more at their website http://pcpep.org

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!

Dementia and the PREVENT Study

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.

MRI Guided Prostate Radiotherapy

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.

Prostate Images: An Update with Mayfair Diagnostics

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.