News and Upcoming Presentations – April/May 2022

Mindfulness meditation and cognitive behavioural therapy improves sexual health and intimacy after prostate cancer.

APRIL 26TH, 2022 | 2PM ET Bibiana Kemerer, Master’s student, will be speaking on her work on the INTROSPPECT study with Dr. Lori Brotto, which examines the use of mindfulness meditation and cognitive behavioural therapy for prostate cancer patients and their partners who are experiencing sexual dysfunction. 

Following the presentation will be an opportunity for Q&A followed by our usual small group support group meeting.

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Partners in Prostate – Partner-Only Support Group

APRIL 27TH, 2022 | 9PM ET Prostate cancer is commonly referred to as a couple’s disease, due to its impact on not just prostate cancer patients, but their partners as well.

Join us at this partners-only meeting for a chance to share about your journey and learn from the experience of others going through this too. First time attendees will be given priority to share. 

Can’t make it to a meeting? Check out the Partners in Prostate website for 24/7 support and resources.

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Quality of life after prostate cancer treatments: Urinary and sexual dysfunction following prostate cancer surgery and radiation therapy

APRIL 28TH, 2022 | 7:30 PM ET Prostate Cancer Support Montreal & West Island will be hosting a very interesting and relevant presentation this month. Dr. Mélanie Aubé-Peterkin will be giving a presentation on urinary and sexual dysfunction following prostate cancer treatment. 

Dr. Mélanie Aubé-Peterkin is an attending urologist at McGill University Health Centre & Lachine Hospital.

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*NEW!* Advanced Prostate Cancer MAY 11TH, 2022 | 7PM ET

This group aims to meet the unique needs of advanced prostate cancer patients through the sharing of information, knowledge, and support. Advanced prostate cancer patients can include anyone:
with cancer that has spread (metastatic)
with a castrate-resistant cancer (no longer responds to first-line ADT)
with a high-risk or complex diagnosis
New participants will be given priority to discuss their situation. Partners and support people welcome.
Read all about the advanced prostate cancer support group team here.

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Active Surveillance Nationwide Support Group
One Year Anniversary! MAY 12TH, 2022 | 7:30PM ET

The Active Surveillance Support Group is thrilled to have Dr. Kerry Courneya joining us to discuss his recent, highly lauded, research on exercise for prostate cancer patients, as well as anxiety in active surveillance.

Don’t miss this special event on May 12th. 

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Looking for local prostate cancer support group meetings?
Go to the Prostate Cancer Support Canada calendar here.
Don’t forget that we have free virtual yoga and fitness sessions available every single week through Butts in Motion!

Check out the site for local walking clubs, dragon boating, and more. While you’re at it, check out our new swag shop

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