Phone: 1-807-627-0333
Email: info@prostatecancersupporttbay.org

Contact

Prostate Cancer Support Thunder Bay
1100 Memorial Avenue - Suite 374
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 4A3

Resources

Speakers Available For Groups

Prostate Cancer Support Thunder Bay is pleased to provide speakers to interested groups to discuss various subjects related to prostate cancer.

To arrange for a speaker please call: 1-807-627-0333 or email: info@prostatecancersupporttbay.org

Resource Material Locally

A large number of videos, booklets and articles are available to support group members or prospective members. Speak to the group's Librarian at the regular monthly meeting or call 1-807-627-0333 for further details.

Internet Resources About Prostate Cancer and Its Treatments

In the following table you will find links to some excellent websites providing clinical information about prostate cancer, its treatments, and the personal experiences of patients undergoing various procedures.

The first 4 boxes (having bold lettering) relate to PCCN Canada, our local cancer centre in Thunder Bay, detailed experiences of one of our members, and a help video produced by our own Jim Hyder.

Following those first links are some world class prostate cancer information sites in no particular order. After carefully reading material on a few sites, you will become more comfortable with the medical terminology and then will be able to skim further sites more quickly, looking for additional information.

http://www.prostatecancer.ca

Prostate Cancer Canada Network (formerly the Canadian Prostate Cancer Network) provides help and resources to all local PCS, including ours in Thunder Bay. They have a great deal of information for men diagnosed with prostate cancer and for their families.

http://www.tbrhsc.net

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (our regional hospital) also has extensive information for men diagnosed with prostate cancer and for their families. See their Cancer Care section.

https://www.prostatepedia.net

As a description: Prostatepedia features informal conversations with doctors, patients, and activists about prostate cancer about prostate cancer. It is written in a way that is easier to understand.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gmo43uOZ1M

Watch the "Talk About It" video produced by our own Jim Hyder.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/prostate-cancer/PT99999

Prostate Cancer information from the Mayo Clinic.

http://www.cpdr.org

Centre for Prostate Disease Research.

http://www.ctg.queensu.ca

A cooperative oncology group which carries out clinical trials in cancer therapy and supportive care across Canada and internationally.

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/cd-mc/cancer/prostate_cancer_about-cancer_prostate_sujet-eng.php

Public Health Agency of Canada.

http://www.cancer.ca

The Canadian Cancer Society - Canada's internet source for information about cancer.

http://victoria.tc.ca/Community/MensCentre/vipcrf.html

For those of you on the West Coast, be sure to visit this site. The Vancouver Island Prostate Cancer Research Foundation is a non-profit organization in Victoria, BC.

http://www.cancercare.mb.ca

CancerCare Manitoba, formerly The Manitoba Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation, is responsible for cancer prevention, detection, care, research and education throughout Manitoba.

http://www.prostatecentre.ca

The Prostate Centre at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto provides advanced comprehensive treatment of prostate diseases.

http://www.medbroadcast.com

Information on the risk factors, diagnostic procedures, and treatments and their side effects, to help you make informed decisions before, during and after cancer.

http://www.oncology.com

A complete, up-to-date source of online cancer news and information for patients, health-care professionals and the entire cancer community.

http://www.prostate-cancer.org

Prostate Cancer Research Institute.

http://www.malecare.com

Men fighting cancer together.

http://www.hisandherhealth.com

This site - for both men and women - is headed by a practicing urologist, and much of the information focuses on prostate cancer and the related problems of incontinence and sexual dysfunction.

http://www.cancercare.org

Dedicated to providing emotional support, information, and practical help to people with cancer and their loved ones.

http://www.onlinecancerguide.com/prostate-cancer.html

Information from Online Cancer Guide.

http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/10088.cfm

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center has predictive tools for doctors and patients for outcomes following different treatment methods.

http://www.yananow.org

YANA is a valuable support site set up for prostate cancer patients. It originated in South Africa and Australia, but helps patients and their families all over the world. Many personal stories regarding various treatments and experiences. And special support advice for spouses and partners.

http://www.fwmc.ca

In 2010, PCCN - Thunder Bay formed a partnership with The Fort William Male Choir.

http://ifiweretom.ca

Tom is dealing with prostate cancer. The waiting. The treatments. The side effects.

https://www.nourishonline.ca

This website is designed to help you play a more active role in your cancer treatment.

Disclaimer. The Prostate Cancer Support Thunder Bay does not assume responsibility or liability for the contents or opinions expressed herein. Although every precaution is taken to ensure that information is accurate, differences of opinion exist and the Prostate Cancer Support Thunder Bay takes no responsibility for views expressed herein, nor do they necessarily reflect those of the publishers, sponsors, or organizations affiliated with us. The Prostate Cancer Support Thunder Bay does not recommend treatment modalities, medications, or physicians. Information should not be used for purposes of self diagnosis or as an alternative to medical care. If you suspect you have cancer see a physician immediately.