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PROCURE EN PARLE

A monthly appointment, live and specially designed for you.

Every month, our experts review all the issues that concern you. A moment of mutual aid and exchange for people suffering from prostate cancer. Ask us all your questions at info@procure.ca, our experts are here for you.

 

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The current pandemic has turned the course of patient care in oncology upside down. Some medical procedures or follow-up appointments have been postponed and some diagnoses have not been made. For our next PROCURE IN SPEAKING, Dr. Peter Vavassis tells you all the procedures put in place to provide maximum service to patients during COVID time.

All our episodes

Couldn’t make it to the webinar? Missed a crucial moment? Or do you just want to see it again? Don’t worry, we thought of everything! Below you will find all the episodes of PROCURE EN PARLE with a summary of the main points raised by our experts. If you don’t find the answers to your questions, please feel free to call our nurses on our 7/7 support line at 1 855 899-2873.

COVID-19 and prostate cancer on April 9, 2020 (+)

Take a tour of Quebec’s UHCs and dive into the heart of our community’s concerns while they face the biggest health crisis of our time.

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  • Dr Thierry Lebeau, began his post-secondary education with a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at Adelphi University in New York State to pursue his passion for soccer. After graduating from Laval University in Medicine in 2003, he continued his academic career by completing his residency in Urology at the Université de Montréal, which he completed in 2008. Afterwards, he undertook a two-year fellowship in the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital group in Paris. Specializing in robot-assisted surgery, he now operates at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital. He also shares his time as a clinical assistant professor at the Université de Montréal.
  • Dr Armen Aprikian MD, studied medicine at the Université de Sherbrooke, where he trained in general surgery. Subsequently, he did his residency in urology at McGill University and continued his postdoctoral training and research on prostate cancer at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Learn more about him.

COVID-19, cancer and anxiety on April 16, 2020 (+)

Tips and tricks to deal in a healthy way with the events surrounding the COVID-19 epidemic and its impact on all cancer victims.

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  • Dr. Marika Audet-Lapointe,, psychologist/neuropsychologist, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the Université de Montréal and lecturer. With over ten years of experience in hospital and private practice, she has developed a unique expertise in oncopsychology. She is the founder of the PSYmedicis clinic located in Montreal, specializing in oncopsychology, stress/anxiety and adult neuropsychology. Her clinical approach aims to integrate the latest advances in neuroscience, human stress and third wave cognitive-behavioral therapies. She is particularly interested in the neurocognitive effects of cancer and associated treatments, as well as in the cognitive profiles of dual exceptionalities.

COVID-19, cancer and nutrition April 23, 2020 (+)

The good nutrition reflexes during confinement period.

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  • Dr. Isabelle Huot, PhD in nutrition. Her field of expertise, nutritional epidemiology, gives her an expertise that is unique in Quebec. She studied in Lausanne, Geneva and London. She subsequently became coordinator of an international research project involving Belgium, Switzerland, France and Tunisia. She has also participated in several international congresses in the field of nutrition and preventive medicine.

COVID-19 and physical health April 30, 2020 (+)

Discover the best tips to keep you in shape during confinement.

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  • Nathalie Lambert, 1992 Olympic Speed Skating Champion and Director of Sports Programs and Communications at Club Sportif MAA. More than 20 years of varied experience in communications and media, mainly in the sports and fitness sector. Columnist, host, analyst, descriptor and spokesperson for various events.

COVID-19, cancer and sexual health May 7, 2020 (+)

Everything you need to know to regain a satisfying sexuality.

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  • Sharon Dugré, clinical sexologist and psychotherapist at CHU Québec. Her goal is above all to “help people help themselves” to maintain, rediscover or discover a fulfilling sexuality and intimacy, especially in the face of cancer and its treatments!
     
    Her specializations are:

    • Intimacy / Communication / Seduction
    • Marital or love difficulties
    • Menopause / Andropause
    • Body Image and Sexual Self-Esteem / Sexual Fulfillment
    • Gynaecological / Urological Disorder
    • Disorder of sexual desire / sexual arousal / erection / ejaculation / orgasm
    • Dyspareunia / Vaginism

     
    Related issues:

    • Cancers / Chronic Diseases

COVID-19, cancer and sleep May 14, 2020 (+)

All you need to know to establish a good sleep routine

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  • Dr. Josée Savard, is a regular researcher at the Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec-Université Laval, a full professor at Laval University’s School of Psychology, and a researcher at Laval University’s Cancer Research Centre. She is a member of the Michel-Sarrazin Research Team in Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care (ERMOS). She is also co-responsible for the Symptom Management and Quality of Life Optimization Axis of the Palliative and End-of-Life Care Research Network funded by the FRQS (2017-2021).

Men’s Health: Heart Disease May 28, 2020 (+)

Cardiovascular or coronary heart disease is the second leading cause of death in men after cancer. Beyond healthy lifestyle habits, cardiovascular disease is also influenced by risk factors. Find out more about these risk factors.

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  • Dr Jean C. Grégoire, received his MD from the Université de Montréal in 1985. He completed his residency in internal medicine and cardiology in 1990 at the same university. He then trained in interventional cardiology at the Quebec Heart Institute, followed by two years of study at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.He is an associate professor at the Université de Montréal and works in the interventional cardiology department, coronary care unit and clinical research at the Montreal Heart Institute. He is the author of several scientific publications and is co-chair of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society’s Dyslipidemia Guidelines. He is also a member of Hypertension Canada. His main research interests include the role of oxidative stress in atherosclerosis and restenosis after angioplasty, endothelial dysfunction, inflammation, novel biomarkers, imaging of atheromatous plaque, dyslipidemia, diabetes, hypertension and acute coronary syndrome.

Advanced prostate cancer June 29, 2020 (+)

Recurrence of prostate cancer: what you need to know!

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  • Dr Éric Lévesque, holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Endocrinology, an FRCPC (Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians of Canada) in Hematology-Oncology. A full professor at Laval University, Dr. Lévesque is also a clinician-researcher and Head of Division in Medical Oncology at Laval University, Quebec City.

Nutrition in the Summer Season July 9, 2020 (+)

With the pleasures of summer, a healthy diet can quickly be ruled out although it can help reduce your risk of prostate cancer.
To enjoy summer with serenity, discover the advice of our expert Isabelle Huot to help you maintain good eating habits and improve your overall health.

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  • Dr. Isabelle Huot, PhD in nutrition. Her field of expertise, nutritional epidemiology, gives her an expertise that is unique in Quebec. She studied in Lausanne, Geneva and London. She subsequently became coordinator of an international research project involving Belgium, Switzerland, France and Tunisia. She has also participated in several international congresses in the field of nutrition and preventive medicine.

Can we prevent an enlarged prostate (BPH)? August 11, 2020 (+)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) also known as enlarged prostate. It is characterized by an increase in the volume of your prostate due to an excessive multiplication of your cells. This increase or expansion can compress your urinary tract (the urethra), causing certain symptoms. Want to know more about this prostate condition? Just watch the video below.

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  • Dr. Malek Meskawi,
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