Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Speaker: Dr. Shabbir Alibhai
Original Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Join Dr. Alibhai as he presents "Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer - Cardiovascular, Metabolic, and Psychological Side Effects: How to Prevent & Manage Them."
During this webinar, you'll learn about:

  • Prevention strategies including diet and exercise for increased risk of diabetes and cholesterol problems associated with Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT)
  • Whether ADT is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events (e.g. heart attack, stroke)
  • Minor changes in cognitive function, particularly areas of memory and executive function/planning that may be associated with ADT
  • Mood changes, in particular depression, although rarely are these mood changes severe

About Expert Angle

Expert AngleExpert Angle is designed to expand our reach and address the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. These webinars will address topics important to men with prostate cancer along different points of the cancer care continuum and those within their circle of care as well as the general public and representatives from the clinical community.
The meetings are hosted using interactive on-line technology and feature leading experts in prostate cancer - making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. The platform allows PCC to communicate directly with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. in their homes, support group meetings, community centres) and geographic locations (i.e. urban, rural and remote locations) as well as measure engagement.   

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