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Prostate cancer prevention: how can research help?

Speaker: Dr. Marie-Élise Parent
Original Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Prevention is the best ammunition against cancer and it is imperative to identify the risk factors implicated in its development. This Expert Angle webinar features leading Canadian cancer epidemiologist, Dr. Marie-Élise Parent, who discusses:
  • How do we conduct research to find causes of prostate cancer and establish preventive strategies?
  • Examples of risk factors studied to date in Montreal.

Speaker – Dr. Marie-Élise Parent

MarieElisePortrait.jpgDr. Marie-Elise Parent is a cancer epidemiologist. She is a professor at INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, a research centre linked to the Université du Québec in Montreal. Her research focuses on studying the role of occupational, lifestyle, and genetic factors in prostate cancer development. She is currently leading Canada’s largest epidemiological study of prostate cancer.

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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