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: ​Exercise for Men on Hormone Therapy

Date: October 9th, 2019

Join Now: http://bit.ly/2Mv7oBX

Webinar Length: 16 mins

Overview: Hormone therapy is used to slow cancer growth by blocking male sex hormones. In this webinar, Dr. Alibhai describes how exercise can help reduce the side effects of hormone therapy including fatigue, muscle loss and reduced bone density. Dr. Alibhai will also explain what types of exercise are the most effective and discuss some of the most current research in the field.

Find out more about hormone therapy here.

Speaker: Dr. Shabbir Alibhai is a Professor in the Department of Medicine, the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, and the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto.  He is a staff physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, a senior scientist at the Toronto General Research Institute and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and a prior Research Scientist of the Canadian Cancer Society.  His research interests are in geriatric oncology, particularly in the impact of disease and treatment on quality of life and function of patients with prostate cancer, the value of geriatric assessment in older adults with cancer, and randomized trials of exercise to improve outcomes in older adults with cancer.  Since 2015, he is also the medical lead for the geriatric oncology program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Canada’s largest academic cancer centre.


 

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