Hear from the Experts

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

The new Expert Angle Webinar Series has been reformatted to provide our viewers with short, educational, 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 online platform that allows viewers to hear from 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 webinars, visit our page here.

Latest On-Demand Webinar

Title: ​I am interested in participating in a clinical trial – what’s next? 

Date: June 20, 2019

Join Now: http://bit.ly/2KpkhPk

Webinar Length: 13 mins

Overview: Dr. Paul Toren discusses the clinical trial process from beginning to end. This includes how eligibility is decided, what it means to provide consent to participate, the benefits and risks of participation, and a discussion of the most common types of clinical trials. Dr. Toren also explains what types of healthcare professionals are involved in clinical trials and what their roles are in your care. This webinar is presented in collaboration with Q-CROC. For additional information on clinical trials, click here.

Speaker: Dr. Toren completed medical school at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario and his urology residency and a one-year clinical uro-oncology fellowship at the University of Toronto.  Subsequently, he completed a two-year research fellowship at the Vancouver Prostate Centre at the University of British Columbia under the mentorship of Drs. Martin Gleave and Amina Zoubeidi. His research, which led to a PhD from the Experimental Medicine Program at the University of British Columbia, focused on molecular mechanisms of enzalutamide resistant prostate cancer. He currently holds a clinician-scientist position in the Department of Surgery at Laval University where he pursues his interests in translational prostate cancer research. His research focuses on understanding factors within the prostate cancer microenvironment, which may act as biomarkers or therapeutic targets to delay the development of treatment resistance.


 

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