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TrueNTH Lifestyle Management Coaching Workshop

TrueNTH Lifestyle Management Coaching Workshop - 8 week program
Are you a man who’s been diagnosed with cancer or caring for someone with cancer?

Are you looking to become more active to better take care of yourself and your family?

Join our True North Lifestyle Management program tailored to men impacted by cancer facilitated by a Clinical Exercise Physiologist with experience in exercise oncology.

The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation has partnered with TrueNTH Lifestyle Management to deliver this program to help men who have been impacted by cancer, as a person living with cancer or as a caregiver to achieve a good quality of life and to feel knowledgeable and confident about their ability to take charge of their health and well-being.

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 - 5:30pm to Thursday, 6 December 2018 - 5:30pm

Walnut Summer 2018

Walnut Summer 2018

Know Your Options: After a cancer diagnosis, patients and their families have to make a number of decisions about treatment. These decisions are often complicated by feelings of anxiety, unfamiliar medical terminology, statistics, and a sense of urgency.

In this issue, we outline the many treatment options available, look at how to best partner with your health team, use tools that support decision-making, and deal with quality of life issues.

 

The Walnut, Summer 2018

Know Your Options: After a cancer diagnosis, patients and their families have to make a number of decisions about treatment. These decisions are often complicated by feelings of anxiety, unfamiliar medical terminology, statistics, and a sense of urgency.

In this issue, we outline the many treatment options available, look at how to best partner with your health team, use tools that support decision-making, and deal with quality of life issues.

Annual PCCNO Summer BBQ

Plan on joining us at the MapleSoft centre for our annual BBQ event on Friday, June 15th beginning at 4PM. This our last event before we break for the summer and best of all, it's free!! just bring your lawn chairs and your appetite

If you plan on attending, please send an RSVP by clicking here and let us know how many will be attending (e.g. you and your spouse/partner) and each person's burger choice (Beef, Chicken or Veggie).

Friday, 15 June 2018 - 4:00pm

Ride for Dad Honour Guard - Saturday June 2nd

PCCNO will once again form an Honour Guard of Prostate Cancer Survivors at the starting point for the 2018  TELUS Ride for Dad event, Saturday June 2nd, beginning at 8:30AM, until approximately 9:30AM at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum. This is a fun morning that requires absolutely no skills whatsoever, other than being able to wave and cheer as the riders pass by as they hit the road. Check back soon for more details 

 
Saturday, 2 June 2018 - 8:30am
 

The Walnut, Spring 2018

In this issue, we provide an overview of the wide variety of diagnostic tests and procedures in use today, as well as some expert opinions and analysis on the efficacy of the options available. We also examine how to deal with the personal aspects of a prostate cancer diagnosis.

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Coming soon in The Walnut:

Summer 2018: Know your options

In this issue, we will explore treatment and monitoring options. After a cancer diagnosis, patients and their families have to make a number of decisions about cancer treatment. These decisions are often complicated by feelings of anxiety, unfamiliar medical terminology, statistics, and a sense of urgency. Decisions about treatment are personal, and you need to feel comfortable with your choices. However, many people don’t know where to start. Here are some simple, but important, steps you can take as you start the decision-making process. We examine ways to best understand the risks and benefits of each option.

Autumn 2018: Quality of life:

Prostate cancer survivors and their families In this issue, we describe the issues that can affect quality of life for survivors of prostate cancer. We explore how patients and family/caregivers can identify and assist in the management of physical and psychological side effects or complications of prostate cancer treatment. We identify opportunities for interventions that can improve quality of life for survivors of prostate cancer and their family/caregivers.

 

The Walnut, Winter 2018

In this issue, we provide an overview of treatment options including what has been learned about some of the genetic links to the disease, as well as immunotherapies and other emerging treatments.

We also discuss the role of clinical trials in testing new treatment options, and present personal accounts from a cancer survivor in Ottawa who has participated in a clinical trial, and from an Ottawa oncologist involved in clinical trials.

Waller St. Brewing "Flights for Hope" donation to PCCNO

Chuck Graham, Vice-Chairman PCCNO, receiving donation from David Campion-Smith at Waller Street Brewing

In November, the good folks at Waller Street Brewing selected PCCNO as the recipient of their latest "Flights For Hope" fundraising event. Known as "Ottawa's tiny little Prohibition Craft Brewery", the Waller Street Brewing team (Marc-Andre and Marie-Eve Chainey, Eli Dagher and George Bush) believe that being part of a community means taking part and giving back which includes supporting local causes and events. Flights for Hope is their way of helping out some of the smaller local charities, non-profits, and other fund-raising efforts.

 

The Walnut, November 2017

Special Conference Issue. The PCCNO conference: 'Prostate Cancer - Discover the Future' was held at ​the​ ​Ottawa ​Convention and Event Centre on September 15-16, 2017.

 

In this issue, we provide highlights of the event, as well as links to video clips of the speakers and panelists.

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