Hear from the Experts

Interested in learning more about prostate cancer care from various healthcare professionals and researchers? Register for PCC’s Expert Angle on-demand webinars now and start watching right away!

The new Expert Angle Webinar Series has been reformatted to provide our viewers with short, educational, on-demand webinars highlighting key information on the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. PCC is committed to offering a full range of prostate cancer-related topics across the cancer journey including screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care.  

The webinars are hosted on an interactive platform that allows viewers to address their question(s) to leading experts in prostate cancer – making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. To learn more from experts in the field and access related resources, stay tuned for an upcoming webinar.

To access all on-demand webinars, visit our page here.

Latest On-Demand Webinar

Title: ​Importance of Muscle Mass to Survivorship

Date: June 12, 2018

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Webinar Length: 15 mins

Overview: Research indicates that low muscle mass is a powerful and independent predictor of poorer health outcomes in the general public, particularly for those affected by cancer. In this webinar, Dr. Carla Prado discusses what leads to muscle loss, how you can prevent muscle loss with proper nutrition and what unique variables need to be considered for prostate cancer patients. Dr. Prado breaks down some of the essential nutrients for the maintenance of strong bones and muscle mass by providing simple guidelines on healthy eating.

Speaker: Dr. Carla Prado is a Registered Dietitian and an Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta, and a Campus Alberta Innovates Program (CAIP) Chair in Nutrition, Food and Health. She is also the Director of the Human Nutrition Research Unit. Dr. Prado is an expert in assessing nutritional status through the precise measurement of body composition and energy metabolism. The focus of her current research program is to develop targeted nutrition interventions for the prevention and treatment of sarcopenia in cancer.


 

Stay tuned for information on upcoming webinars. Click here to view our archived webinar content.

  

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