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The Digital Examiner is the monthly publication of PROSTAID Calgary. It keeps you updated on all the latest news and information about prostate cancer.

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Please click on the links below to download and view the latest issues of the Digital Examiner as .PDF files.

Additionally, the Prostate Cancer Centre newsletter can be found each month on their website here.

[-] 2019

Digital Examiner 243 December 2019
Issue: 243
File Type: .PDF
File Size: 10.9 MB
Includes: Celebrating You, Checking PSA is not stepping onto a slippery slope to inevitable biopsies, Redesigning Prostate Cancer Screening Strategies to Reduce Overdiagnosis, Perspective on Prostate Cancer Screening, 4Kscore Discriminates PCa and Aggressive Disease in a Multiethnic Population,, For Peer Support about Prostate Cancer, New in Our Library - Available at our Monthly General Meetings, Life on Androgen Deprivation Therapy, and more!

Digital Examiner 242 November 2019
Issue: 242
File Type: .PDF
File Size: 4.46 MB
Includes: Celebrating YOU: A Night out for FREE, Summary Statement on Screening for Prostate Cancer in Europe, Genomics of Localized Prostate Cancer, What Can a Man's Biology Tell Us About Choosing the Right Treatment, The Influence of BRCA2 Mutation on Localized Prostate Cancer, Early Detection of Prostate Cancer using PSA Testing: Empirical Evaluation among General Practitioners and Urologists, Prostate Cancer Wishes - A Patient's Perspective, PROSTAID Calgary Online Metrics, New in our Lending Library, Life on Androgen Deprivation Therapy, Advanced Prostate Cancer Webinar, and more!

Digital Examiner 241 October 2019
Issue: 241
File Type: .PDF
File Size: 2.29 MB
Includes: Welcome from Stewart Campbell, Summit Sawhney MD bio, Prostate Cancer in Young Men: An Important Clinical Entity, Early Detection of Prostate Cancer, One in Four Canadian Men Don't Get Early Detection Tests for Prostate Cancer, Prediction of Significant Prostate Cancer Diagnosed 20 to 30 Years Later with a Single Measure of PSA at or before Age 50, Evaluation of an Aggressive Prostate Biopsy Strategy in Men Younger than 50 Years, Early PSA Testing Could Help Predict Prostate Cancer among Black Men, Prostate Cancer Foundation BC: 2020 and Beyond Conference, Life on Androgen Deprivation Therapy, and more!

Digital Examiner 240 September 2019
Issue: 240
File Type: .PDF
File Size: 855 KB
Includes: September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Guest Speaker Dr. Desmond Pink Bio, Docetaxel Following Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Not Beneficial, Active surveillance for intermediate-risk prostate cancer: Yes, but for whom?, FDA grants priority review to Xtandi for metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer, Quest for new cancer treatment crosses milestone, and more!

Digital Examiner 239 August 2019
Issue: 239
File Type: .PDF
File Size: 1.56 MB
Includes: Dementia tied to hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatment, Treatment slows growth of prostate cancer, Gene Test Identifies Prostate Cancer Patients Most Likely to Respond to New Treatment, Urine test can help diagnose aggressive prostate cancer, Eat Well: Tips for Men with Prostate Cancer, Expert Angle Webinars, Wild Wednesday Volunteer Call Out, and more!

Digital Examiner 238 July 2019
Issue: 238
File Type: .PDF
File Size: 1.65 MB
REVISED! Michener Allen Volunteer Call Out is for July 27th NOT July 29th as originally posted in the first draft of the Examiner. Includes: Apalutamide: New drug helps extend survival rate of men with advanced prostate cancer, Prostate cancer researchers find molecular switch to prolong survival, 9/11 Dust - First Responders’ Prostate Cancers Linked?, ADT Educational Program Upcoming Dates, If I Were Tom Survey, Michener Allen Auctioneering 20th Annual Classic & Collector Auction Volunteer Call Out, and more!

Digital Examiner 237 June 2019
Issue: 237
File Type: .PDF
File Size: 1.4 MB
Includes: Last Call for the Rock & Roll Gala Fundraiser with BTO's Randy Bachman, New technique promises improved metastatic prostate cancer detection, Intra-rectal use of epinephrine in radiotherapy of prostate cancer, What is focal therapy for localized prostate cancer?, PROSTAID Calgary’s Rock & Roll Gala Sponsorship Opportunities, and more!

Digital Examiner 236 May 2019
Issue: 236
File Type: .PDF
File Size: 0.98 MB
Includes: Rock & Roll Gala Fundraiser, Prostate Drugs May Raise Diabetes Risk, New study could help doctors decide which patients need aggressive treatment, ADT may increase depression risk among men with prostate cancer, Alberta Health launches MyHealth Records Portal, Gala Sponsorship Opportunities and more!

Digital Examiner 235 April 2019
Issue: 235
File Type: .PDF
File Size: 0.98 MB
Includes: AGM in May, GM Guest Presenter: Dr. Linda Watson, Life After Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Patient Reported Outcomes Study, CheckMate 650 Trial Phase 2 Results, Board Members, Support Group Facilitators & Volunteer Opportunities, and more!

Digital Examiner 234 March 2019
Issue: 234
File Type: .PDF
File Size: 1.00 MB
Includes: Shelley Spaner and Grace Yeung bios, Study shows eating grapes may stop prostate cancer from advancing, AHS My Care Conversations Cancer Consult Recording App, LGBT Prostate Cancer Resources, Volunteer Call Out: Volunteers, Support Group Facilitators and Board Members, and more!

Digital Examiner 233 February 2019
Issue: 233
File Type: .PDF
File Size: 1.57 MB
Includes: Prostate Cancer and mental health, Gary Bobrovitz and his personal journey, Smart cancer pills track patients with tiny sensors in their medicines, Scientists identify gene responsible for spread of prostate cancer, Rapid Access Clinics at Calgary’s Prostate Cancer Centre: RAC II, Canadian Urological Association recommendations on prostate cancer screening and early diagnosis, Volunteer Call Out, and more!

Digital Examiner 232 January 2019
Issue: 232
File Type: .PDF
File Size: 1.78 MB
Includes: Happy New Year from Prostaid Calgary, "Immune Cell Transplants" Could One Day Lead To New Kind Of Cancer Therapy, PCRI: The importance of learning about all of your prostate cancer treatment options, Volunteer Call Out: Volunteers, Support Group Facilitators and Board Members, and more!

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