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We meet every month in friendly, no-pressure environment of Wellspring Birmingham-Gilgan House and are always ready to welcome visitors. Whether you want to come once or on a regular basis, please know that the group is there for you, ready with experience, encouragement, understanding and support. We understand that some men are reluctant to open up on a first visit and we are quite happy if you choose just to sit and listen. The choice is yours. See more under ‘Our Meetings’.
September: our speaker is Dr. Stuart
Edmonds, Vice President of Research for Prostate Cancer Canada.
wonder where that money goes that people like us donate to PCC or the money
that gets raised via the annual Movember campaign? Stuart will describe
the process used to select research projects for funding and will describe the
exciting breakthroughs and potentials that are on hand thanks to the fund
raising efforts of PCC and Movember.
October: will be a discussion
evening with lots of time for round-table sharing of questions and ideas. We
update each other on our status, learn from each other’s experiences and
happily answer questions from new members and guests.
November: the most asked-for
and popular topic at PC support groups across the country is that of the sexual
side-effects of PC treatment. Most such talks focus on the male ‘plumbing’ and
mechanisms for improving ‘performance’. What is often missed is the emotional
side of the issue, the ‘couples’ side of the issue. Our speakers this month,
from Trillium Health Centre, will deal with the emotional aspects of sexual
dysfunction and ways to cope.
if you have issues, and most of us do, and you just want to sit quietly and
listen, then this meeting is for you. Even better, tell your spouse or partner
and have them come along with you.
December: yes, we do meet in December. A year-end wrap
up and thoughts for next year. A time to reflect on the year gone by, with
progress for some and set-backs for others. More discussion time supplemented
with topical videos from recent prostate cancer meetings and presentations.
What Can Prostate Cancer Canada Do For You?
Prostate Cancer Canada “Expert Angle” webinars are one of your best sources of information on all aspects of prostate cancer
For more information on Prostate Cancer Canada, please go to their website and Subscribe to the Free Monthly e-Newsletterhttp://www.prostatecancer.ca/
Thank You to Wellspring Birmingham Gilgan House for your support and for providing the facilities for our meeting.
What Can Wellspring Birmingham Gilgan House Do For You?
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