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Prostate Cancer Foundation Canada Monthly Debrief July 2024

Check out the Prostate Cancer Foundation Canada Monthly Debrief for the latest in national-level news, webinars, meetings and events for July 2024.

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It’s Time Again for the Annual PCSO Barbecue!

It’s time again to relax and get together for our annual PCSO barbecue at the beautiful Maplesoft-Jones Centre!

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Novartis Inviting Ontario Prostate Cancer Patients to Join a Patient Advisory Board

Prostate Cancer Foundation Canada has been approached by Novartis to help recruit 8 Ontario patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) for a patient advisory board.  The goal of the advisory board will be to identify what is most important to people living with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer and to use these insights to support the development of meaningful patient support tools. The aggregate, anonymized data can also be used to add to the academic literature available on this particular subset of men with prostate cancer.

If you are interested, please click Read More below to see the Recruitment Flyer and send an email to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Presentation Materials Available: Nutrition and Prostate Cancer

From our regular monthly meeting on 20 May 2024, guest speaker Jill Burns has provided us with several links to articles on various subjects discussed during her presentation Nutrition and Prostate Cancer the meeting.  To view these materials, please click on Read More below.

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The ‘Great Big C’ Men’s Cancer Survivors Team Wins Big at the 2024 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

PCSO sponsored, and PCSO members participated in the 2024 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, held at Moodie’s Bay the weekend of 21-23 June.  Here’s their story and photos.

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PCSO Members Raise $2,683 in Prostate Cancer Foundation Canada’s 2024 Fathers Day Walk & Run

Six of our members raised $2,683 in the recent annual Fathers Day Walk and Run fundraiser organized by Prostate cancer Foundation Canada. Thank you to all our donors!

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Reminder – Annual PCSO BBQ Event

Our PCSO meeting schedule has almost come to a close for the 2023-2024 season, all except for our Annual PCSO BBQ, to be held again (weather permitting) on the beautiful grounds of the Ottawa Cancer Foundation’s Maplesoft-Jones Centre. Mark your calendars for the afternoon of Thursday, 15 August, and watch our website for more details.

Note: We couldn’t schedule the BBQ for a Friday this year, as the Maplesoft-Jones Centre is closed Fridays.

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Prostate Cancer Foundation Canada Monthly Debrief June 2024

Check out the Prostate Cancer Foundation Canada Monthly Debrief for the latest in national-level news, webinars, meetings and events for June 2024.

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Ottawa Cancer Foundation – Community Cancer Hub Update July 2024

Check out new programs, clinics, classes on fitness, Reiki, diet and much more at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation’s Community Cancer Hub in July 2024.

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Celebration of Life for Shirley Chittenden

Shirley Chittenden, wife of long-time PCSO member (and former Executive Board member) Jim Chittenden, lost her brave struggle with cancer on Friday, March 15th, 2024.  A celebration of life will be held for her on Saturday, June 8 at 2:00 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church, 888 Byron Avenue.

PCSO Peer Support Team Members and Statistics Reported at PCSO 2024 Annual General Meeting

At our 2024 Annual General Meeting, we introduced our current PCS Ottawa Peer Support Team, and updated attendees on the scope of our peer support activities over the three reporting periods 2021-22, 2022-23 and 2023-24.

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Assistance Requested

A member of Prostate Cancer Support Toronto has asked to speak to anyone who has experienced (or knows someone who has experienced) removal of both their prostate and their bladder because their prostate cancer recurred and spread to the bladder. If you can help, please respond by email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or leave a message at our support line number 613-828-0762.

More News on the Men’s Cancer Survivors ‘Great Big C’ Dragon Boat Team

The Men’s Cancer Survivors Dragon Boat Team, now called ‘Great Big C’ is practising and coming together well, but more volunteers are still needed.

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Presentation Materials Available: Coping with Fear of Cancer Recurrence or Progression

Presentation materials, including book recommendations, from Mélina Ladouceur’s recent talk on Coping With Fear of Cancer Recurrence or Progression are now available on our website

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Prostate Cancer Foundation Canada Monthly Debrief May 2024

Check out the Prostate Cancer Foundation Canada Monthly Debrief for the latest in national-level news, webinars, meetings and events for May 2024.

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