Masculinity and Prostate Cancer

Speaker: Dr. John Oliffe
Original Date: Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Join Dr. Oliffe as he presents "Masculinity and Prostate Cancer."
During this webinar, Dr. Oliffe discusses the relationship between prostate cancer and masculinity.

Speaker – Dr. John Oliffe

Dr. John Oliffe is Professor at the School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. His research is focused on gender and health. Specifically, he is interested in masculinities and gender relations in the context of various men's health issues including prostate cancer, depression and smoking. John has developed a program of research in psychosocial prostate cancer and currently is the principal investigator of the nationally funded study, Advancing the Health Promotion Efforts of Prostate Cancer Support Groups with Drs. Bottorff, Garrett and McKenzie. The findings drawn from his men's health research have featured in more than 200 academic conference presentations and workshops, and over 100 peer-reviewed publications. For more information on his research please visit

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Expert AngleExpert Angle is designed to expand our reach and address the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. These webinars will address topics important to men with prostate cancer along different points of the cancer care continuum and those within their circle of care as well as the general public and representatives from the clinical community.
The meetings are hosted using interactive on-line technology and feature leading experts in prostate cancer - making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. The platform allows PCC to communicate directly with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. in their homes, support group meetings, community centres) and geographic locations (i.e. urban, rural and remote locations) as well as measure engagement.   

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