Understanding Gay and Bisexual Men’s Experience of Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Speaker: Dr. Tae Hart
Original Date: Tuesday March 3, 2015
 
The purpose of this webinar is:
  • To examine quality of life for gay and bisexual men diagnosed with prostate cancer and how it compares to that of heterosexual men diagnosed with prostate cancer
  • To understand satisfaction with medical care and fear of cancer recurrence in this group of men
  • To examine what accounts for changes in sexual activity and how gay and bisexual men feel about these changes after prostate cancer treatment




Speaker – Dr. Tae Hart

ea_portrait_hart.jpgDr. Tae Hart is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University and is Associate Scientific Staff at the Department of Psychiatry and Zane Cohen Centre for Digestive Diseases at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Dr. Hart’s research focuses on psychological factors associated with adjustment to illness in chronically-ill individuals and their spouses/partners. Primarily, Dr. Hart’s work has investigated quality of life, psychological distress, and symptom burden in patients who have been diagnosed with cancer, multiple sclerosis, or gastrointestinal disorders. In couples where one partner has been diagnosed with cancer, Dr. Hart has been examining the effect of communication between partners, social support, and coping on relationship satisfaction and quality of life.


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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