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PREVIOUSLY HELD EVENTS:
DMRF’s 2019 Frank and Debbi Sobey Lectureship
On Thursday, October 24th 2019 from 7:00-8:30PM, Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation hosted the Frank and Debbi Sobey Lectureship. Presenting Dr. Karol Axcrona, a distinguished Urologist from Norway who has performed over 800 robotic assisted radical prostatectomies and published over 56 peer-reviewed articles that have made a significant impact in the international field of prostate cancer care and survivorship issues.
This free public talk presented diverse cutting-edge approaches to research ideas regarding prostate cancer survivorship and new ways to look at current prostate cancer assessment, treatment and survivorship challenges.
FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO REGISTER, FOLLOW THIS LINK: Click here to register
THE 2nd ANNUAL PROSTATE CANCER INTEGRATED CARE CONFERENCE
Hosted on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25th 2019 at the University Club, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
- Garner support and feedback from multiple stakeholders in developing an integrated prostate cancer care program (improve patient care!).
- Provide an update of the pilot project of Dr. Ilie’s online survey and the RedCap system (knowledge translation
- Facilitate research and implementation on this project in the Maritimes
Invited Key Stakeholders: Physicians (Urology, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology), Allied Professionals (Nursing, psychosocial specialists, many others), Administrators (Cancer Program / government), IT (provincial / local), Researchers, Men who have been given a prostate cancer diagnosis and partners, Potential Donors, Community-Based Organizations (Prostate Cancer Canada, CCS).
8:30 am- 9:00 am – REGISTRATION
9:00 am – 9:15 am – Overview of the Soillse Prostate Cancer Quality of Life Research mandate and achievements
9:15 am – 9:30 am – Overview of PC Patient Empowerment Program, Dr. Rob Rutledge
9:30 am – 10:00 am Personality and Prostate Cancer Quality of Life Outcomes, Dr. Karol Axcrona
10:00 am – 10:30 am – Updates from Soillse Lab, Dr. Gabriela Ilie (+multiple presenters)
10:30 am -10:45 am Break
10:45am – 11:15 am – WHAT ROLE SHOULD PROSTATE CANCER SURVIVORS PLAY IN SUPPORTING THOSE JUST DIAGNOSED? Group activity
11:15 am – 11:45 am WHAT ROLE CAN COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS PLAY IN THE INTEGRATIVE CARE MODEL? Group Activity
11:45 am- 12:15 pm – 3-5 YEAR VISION – CONCRETE STEPS MOVING FORWARD. Group activity.
12:15 pm Lunch and Home
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:
- Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation
- Frank & Debbi Sobey
The 1st ANNUAL PROSTATE CANCER INTEGRATED CARE CONFERENCE
Saturday, 7 April 2018 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (ADT)
Halifax, Nova Scotia – Victoria General Hospital, 1276 South Park Street – Bethune Ballroom, First Floor Bethune Building, VG Site – Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9-Canada
Annual Report: AnnualReport_PCPRO_2018
RECLAIMING YOUR LIFE AFTER PROSTATE CANCER – Connection, Intimacy, and Health Sexuality Empowerment Seminar
Date: SATURDAY OCTOBER 26th 2019
Time: Registration at 8am, Seminar 9am – 4:30pm
Location: Halifax, NS
This day-long seminar lead by Rob and Gabriela includes:
- Prostate Cancer Overview: How to get the best care from
the medical system
- The science of healthy life-style habits
- Stress / Relaxation / Reframing difficult thoughts
- Sexuality and sexual function
- Couples / relationship connection facilitation
- Reframing life after prostate cancer
Open to all men who have been given a cancer diagnosis and their partners. A $50 donation to the Healing & Cancer Foundation is recommended for those who can afford it. Lunch and snacks will be provided.
For more information and registration, email email@example.com or visit http://HealingandCancer.org