Hear from the Experts

Interested in learning more about prostate cancer care from various healthcare professionals and researchers? Register for PCC’s Expert Angle on-demand webinars now and start watching right away!

The new Expert Angle Webinar Series has been reformatted to provide our viewers with short, educational, on-demand webinars highlighting key information on the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. PCC is committed to offering a full range of prostate cancer-related topics across the cancer journey including screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care.  

The webinars are hosted on an online platform that allows viewers to hear from leading experts in prostate cancer – making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. To learn more from experts in the field and access related resources, stay tuned for an upcoming webinar.

To access all on-demand webinars, visit our page here.

Latest On-Demand Webinar

Title: ​Cardiovascular Disease in Prostate CancerDr. Darryl Leong

Date: November 14, 2018

Join Now: https://bit.ly/2ASfeRi

Webinar Length: 11 mins

Overview: In this webinar, Dr. Leong explores why the risk of heart disease often increases after a diagnosis of prostate cancer. Dr. Leong will describe what happens within the body leading up to cardiovascular disease, how androgen deprivation therapy might play a role in increasing the risk factors for heart disease and what steps you can take to keep your heart healthy.

Speaker: Dr. Darryl Leong graduated from the University of Adelaide after completing his Ph.D., Master of Biostatistics and Master of Public Health. He then undertook post-doctorate fellowships at Leiden University Medical Centre and the Population Health Research Institute (McMaster University). He currently leads the Cardio-Oncology Service as a clinical Cardiologist at Hamilton Health Sciences. Dr. Leong is a Clinician Scientist for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and he has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals. His research is supported by the Canadian Institute of Health Research and Prostate Cancer Canada. Currently, he coordinates the RADICAL PC study, which is one of the largest prospective studies of men with prostate cancer to be undertaken in Canada.


 

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