LATEST NEWS



Next meeting is Tuesday, 12 December, 7:30PM.

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Join us for the monthly meetings, second Tuesday of every month, 7:30PM.

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Traveling to Edmonton for tests or treatment at U of A or Cross Cancer? We have info on a group providing B&B housing to out-of-town cancer patients at an affordable rate. Contact us (see below).

CONTACT

Recently diagnosed?
Need info now?
Contact us at:
info@edmontonprostatepeers.ca

Recently diagnosed? ... Need info now? ... Contact us at:
info@edmontonprostatepeers.ca


LINKS

Prostate Cancer Matters
Elevated PSA From Screening: What to Do? An article on the VeryWell website by Mark Scholz, MD. It provides some very useful information for men who have been informed that their PSA level is elevated. Keep scrolling down the page to find a number of interesting articles. This is an American website, not all the tests it mentions may be available in Alberta.
Prostate Cancer Canada, a CRA registered charity. Their mission is to raise funds for the development of programs related to awareness, public education, advocacy, support of those affected, and research into the prevention, detection, treatment and cure of prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer UK Publications An excellant, very thorough set of publications on all aspects of prostate cancer. Covers testing, treatment options, treatment side effects, and advanced prostate cancer. Very interesting are the sections on the advantages and disadvantages of each treatment option. The information can be viewed online or downloaded as PDF files. Be aware that some of the information is specific to the United Kingdom, you can just ignore those parts.
Incidence and Mortality by Cancer Type from the Canadian Cancer Society. Canadian Cancer Society's Steering Committee on Cancer Statistics. Canadian Cancer Statistics 2011. Prostate cancer is at the top of the list for new cancer diagnoses.
Canadian Cancer Society. National, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
Prostate Cancer Canada Network, other support groups in Alberta.
Dr. Gerald Chodak, prostatevideos.com This website has been developed by Dr. Gerald Chodak who has been a urologist and prostate disease specialist for almost 30 years. Short videos on prostate cancer prevention, treatment, recovery, and complications.
Malecare for Gay Men A USA organization originally formed to provide support and information for gay men with prostate cancer, it has expanded to provide info for all men and for other men's cancers. Pages in other languages: 中國語文, español, Francais, עברית, Italiano, Portugues, Русский
Yahoo PCa & Gay Men A discussion forum started by Malecare; have to sign up for access to the posts. Very frank discussions of sexual aspects of prostate cancer treatment and survivorship. Not just for gay men, many heterosexual men join the group for information about sex that is not openly discussed on other websites. Not just about sex, ask any question about your treatments and side effects.
Ask Dr. Myers. Blog, forum, and weekly short video clips by Dr. Charles 'Snuffy' Myers, a medical oncologist and prostate cancer survivor. He is currently at the American Institute for Diseases of the Prostate in Charlottesville, VA. The videos are about 5-6 minutes in length, and cover a different topic each week.