Understanding Cancer as a Chronic Health Condition: Implications for Self-Management in Prostate Cancer

Presenter: Dr. Denise Bryant-Lukosius
Original Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Join Dr. Bryant-Lukosius as she will:
  • Provide an overview of patient activation and self-management support as newly emerging approaches to cancer care
  • Discuss the relevance of self-management support in prostate cancer
  • Identify men affected by prostate cancer who can become more engaged in their health care

Dr. Denise Bryant-Lukosius' Biography:

Dr. Denise Bryant-Lukosius is a registered nurse with 35 years of experience in oncology. She completed a PhD in nursing and a post doctoral research fellowship at McMaster University. She is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and the Department of Oncology and a Scientist at the Escarpment Cancer Research Institute, all at McMaster University. Denise holds a cross appointment with the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre as a Clinician Scientist and Director of the Canadian Centre of Excellence in Oncology Advanced Practice Nursing (OAPN) – which provides a unique a program of research, education, and mentorship to support the development of nursing roles in cancer care. As an advanced practice nurse, she provided a comprehensive program of care for men with advanced prostate cancer and has conducted research on quality of life in prostate cancer and cancer survivorship care. Denise is involved in provincial, national and international initiatives designed to improve patient and health systems outcomes related to cancer and other chronic health conditions. 

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About Expert Angle

Expert 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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