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The UnCancer

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The UnCancer

At the first ever Active Surveillance Convention, a conference I attended back in 2007, many experts openly bemoaned that the word “CANCER” profoundly overstates the significance of Gleason 6 type of prostate cancer. The pathologists at the conference, however, shot down the idea of a name change saying, “Under the microscope it looks like a cancer, so it is cancer.” No one at the conference had    a rebuttal so the proposal for a name change was dropped.

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Donate to PCRI with Mark Moyad, MD

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Donate to PCRI with Mark Moyad, MD

Please Please (two “pleases” for emphasis) Consider Giving A Donation To PCRI This Year (AKA “Now please”) Because I Said So, And It Would Also Hurt My Feelings If You Did Not Donate Because I Am An Extremely Sensitive XY Chromosome (aka “man”). 

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Prostate Insights Quarterly Newsletter August 2016 | Volume 19, Issue 3

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Prostate Insights Quarterly Newsletter August 2016 | Volume 19, Issue 3

GREETINGS RESEARCHER, and welcome to Prostate Insights! This publication is full of information concerning issues that surround prostate cancer. When dealing with a cancer diagnosis, the main focus is usually the cancer itself. While deciding what treatment to choose, patients may overlook critical issues; issues that most are not prepared to tackle.

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Sexual Recovery after Prostate Cancer: 9 Tips from a Sex Therapist

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Sexual Recovery after Prostate Cancer: 9 Tips from a Sex Therapist

If you or your partner have experienced prostate cancer, you might have questions and concerns about sexual recovery and rebuilding your sex life. This article will help identify things you can do now, wherever you are in your recovery, to start to create a sex life you want. With prostate cancer, as with many things in life, there are the physical realities of the situation, and there are options for dealing with those realities. How we deal with the realities influences how they affect our lives. Try to adopt the mindset that you will do your best to create what you want sexually, within the boundaries of what’s physically possible. 

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Helpline Corner: A Letter from a Caller

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Helpline Corner: A Letter from a Caller

This is a letter that we received from a recent helpline caller. It demonstrates the critical importance of support empowerment and information and how it prepares you for partnership with your medical professionals. This letter was published with permission from its author.

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2016 Mid-Year Appeal Letter

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2016 Mid-Year Appeal Letter

Patients and their families are rarely prepared to handle the stress and uncertainty that comes with the diagnosis of prostate cancer or a recurrence. They feel pressured to choose the first treatment recommended and often never hear all their treatment options.  

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Active Surveillance: Q&A with Dr. Laurence Klotz

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Active Surveillance: Q&A with Dr. Laurence Klotz

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre’s Laurence Klotz, MD, speaks with PCRI about management of low-risk prostate cancer with Active Surveillance. 

What is active surveillance, and how does it compare with other methods of treating prostate cancer?

The concept of conservative management for prostate cancer is not new. In fact, in Scandinavia and England in the 70s, basically no one was treated until they had metastatic disease. And the idea was that treatment....

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Check Out The Prostate Cancer 101 Video Series

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Check Out The Prostate Cancer 101 Video Series

We're pleased to announce that we'll be working with KMI on videos for the new SHADES program. Stay tuned for more information on this groundbreaking patient education series.

In the mean, time check out our Prostate Cancer 101 video series below: 

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