2015 Meetings

The Manitoba Prostate Cancer Support Group encourages wives, partners, family and friends to attend our meetings.
We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month (except July and December) from 7 - 9 pm at the Seven Oaks Hospital Auditorium – Lelia Ave. & McPhillips Street.
Meetings are free and open to everyone. Dates and speakers are listed below.

 


January 15 .......... Dr. Rashmi Koul – Head of Radiation Oncology,
CancerCare Manitoba
Topic: "Prostate Cancer & Bone Health".
 
February 19............ Bill Martin – Gimli author
Topic: "Ripped Out: One Man’s Journey Surviving Prostate Cancer".
 
March 19 ............ Dr. Robert Wightman, Pathologist
Topic: “Biopsy Report and the Role it Plays in Determining Therapy”.
 
April 16 ..............  Dr. Sabeer Rehsia, Urologist
Topic: “Biochemical Recurrence: What Are Your Options?”
 
May 21 ............... Dr. Paul Daeninck, Medical Oncologist
Topic: TBA
 
June 18 .............. TBA
 
July      ................ NO MEETING
 
August 20 ........... Reece Malone, Sexuality Educator
Topic: “Reclaiming Intimacy and Nurturing Connection after Prostate Cancer”.
 
September 17....  Prostate Cancer Awareness Evening –
Caboto Centre – 1055 Wilkes Ave. 7 – 9 pm.
                           Dr. Rashmi Koul, Radiation Oncologist
                           Dr. Piotr Czaykowski, Medical Oncologist
 
October 15 ....... Kelli Berzuk – Incontinence Physiotherapist
Topic: “Living With Incontinence: Do I Have To?”
 
November 19 ... Christmas Pot Luck Party
 
December   ...... NO MEETING

 

About Our Meetings

The first hour of our meeting is open discussion where members share information about their particular stage of involvement with prostate cancer. There is an opportunity to ask questions and learn first hand about all the treatments available and how others deal with the side effects.
The second hour of our meeting includes doctors and other medical specialists who make presentations and take questions about various aspects prostate cancer.
The Manitoba Prostate Cancer Support Group does not recommend treatment modalities, medications or physicians. All information is, however, freely shared.
Average attendance per meeting is approximately 55 people.

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