A 2-day conference and expo for support groups
leaders and the larger community to learn more about
prostate cancer - the #1 cancer in men.
Day One: 'The ‘New Normal’ for
is open to anyone interested in playing a
role in prostate cancer leadership including existing and
prospective support group leaders. Sessions on this date will
include leadership and communication training with professional
facilitators and a special presentation from Dr. Brian Goldman,
best-selling authour and CBC radio host.
Getting Back into the Swing of
Things with Bob Allan & Murray Hill, PCSC
National Council Chair & Vice-Chair
- What’s changed in the past two years for support
groups and what can we learn from each other?
The Future of Meetings: In-Person and Online
with Richelle Green & Meyer Quaynor, PCFBC Support Services
- All about hybrid meetings and how you can easily run
one yourself to support your community. Prostate Cancer
Support Canada groups are eligible to receive free
hybrid equipment through our meeting grants.
Support Hacks: A Quick Guide to What You Can
Access with Richelle Green & Meyer
Quaynor, PCFBC Support Services
- Learn more about the resources that Prostate Cancer
Support Canada offers to help you support your local community.
The Power of Teamwork: How We Can All Work Better Together
with Dr. Brian Goldman, ER physician, best-selling
authour and CBC radio host
Dr. Goldman is one of those rare
individuals with great success in not one but several
adrenaline-pumping careers. He is a highly regarded
emergency physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in
Toronto. He is also a medical commentator providing
insights throughout COVID. He’s the host of CBC’s
award-winning radio show
“White Coat, Black Art”,
where he takes listeners behind
the scenes of hospitals and doctor’s offices, and host
of the podcast “
on current events in healthcare.
He shares the lessons he learns in healthcare to
benefit others; both in the healthcare industry and to
help corporations & organizations learn from high
Clear, Compassionate, and Courageous
Leadership with Sway Partners, Professional
Facilitators – Ellen Morita & Jack Hourigan
- Facilitated by professional communication experts,
let’s talk about what’s been working for you and what
hasn’t. What can we learn from each other about
communication and facilitating that we can bring back to
our own groups?
Mastering the Art of Facilitation with
Sway Partners, Professional Facilitators – Ellen Morita
& Jack Hourigan
- No matter where your support group is located, or how
many participants usually attend, having a group of
people who support you is important.
Building From the Ground Up with Leah
Lariviere, Executive Director of PCFBC
- We can accomplish more together. Where do we go from here?
Mix N' Mingle: A Fun, Virtual Cocktail Hour
- Come on time and with your favourite bevvy in hand for
this fun cocktail hour! Enjoy interactive teambuilding
exercises without any awkward icebreakers. Note that
this session will be in the evening of Day 1
commencing at 4 pm Pacific/7pm
Eastern (2 hours after the end of the daytime sessions)
Sunday, Day Two: 'Prostate Cancer Realities'
is open to anyone interested in expanding their
knowledge of living with prostate cancer. Sessions on this date
will include finding trusted information about prostate cancer,
genetics, coping with anxiety, maintaining intimacy in your
relationship, what's on the horizon for treatment in Canada, and more.
Then on Sunday, join us for a unique two-hour
virtual tradeshow/expo experience. Stay tuned for more details.
Your Most Asked Questions: Incontinence, Sleep,
Nutrition, Exercise and More with Nicole
Baba, Nurse Navigator (SK)
- Your most asked questions on quality of life from a
quality of life expert and nurse navigator.
A Community for Everyone: Support for Unique Needs
with support group leaders from across the country
- From low-risk cancer to metastasis and everything in
between, every prostate cancer journey is unique.
Surveillance (support for men with low-risk
prostate cancer) - Phil Segal (Toronto, ON)
Prostate Cancer (support for advanced patients)
- Philip Zacarias (Mississauga, ON)
Foundation (support for Black men) - Ken Noel
Motion (support and fitness) - Vince
Schiralli (Burnaby, BC)
Prostate (support for partners) - Glenda
Standeven (Chilliwack, BC)
Prostate (support for Chinese-speaking patients)
- Daniel Leung (Richmond, BC)
Get Your Butt in Motion: Yoga
Break with Sharon Freeman, Butts in Yoga Instructor
- A quick yoga break to get ourselves all stretched out
and ready for the rest of our sessions.
Managing Anxiety and Stress through Your Prostate
Cancer Journey with Dr. Linda Carlson (AB)
- Coping with anxiety and stress during your prostate
cancer journey: Your mental health toolbox.
Maintaining Intimacy in Partnerships Affected by
Prostate Cancer - Reanne Booker, Oncologic
Nurse Practitioner (AB)
How to find trusted information about prostate
with Dr. Richard Wassersug (BC)
- How to find information about prostate cancer on the
internet that you can trust.
Looking to the future: What’s on the
horizon with Dr. Michael Cox (BC)
- What’s available internationally for treatment and
diagnostics; what’s on the horizon at home.
Prostate Cancer and Your Genetics
with Justin Lorentz, Genetic Counsellor (ON)
Ask a radiation oncologist and a
urologist with Dr. Neil Dwyer, Urologist (NB)
and Dr. Juanita Crook, Radiation Oncologist (BC)
- Your most asked questions answered by the experts.
Save your spot for the 2022 Prostate Cancer Virtual
Conference and Expo today!
Please note that presentation times and content are
tentative and subject to change. A final agenda will be
distributed to registrants in advance of the Conference.