BC Cancer Agency, VC 4th Floor Board Room | Vancouver BC

Dr. John Oliffe is a Professor at the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia. Founder and lead investigator of UBC’s Men’s Health Research program (www.menshealthresearch.ubc.ca ), his work focuses on masculinities as it influences men’s health behaviors and illness management in the areas of psychosocial prostate cancer care, smoking cessation and male suicide prevention.

His presentation focusses on the ‘If I were Tom’ website http://ifiweretom.ubc.ca/ - a unique resource informed by the work of prostate cancer support groups with the goal of reaching men and their families who may not be able to attend ‘in person’ group meetings.

Description taken from the BC Cancer Agency. For more info, visit the BC Cancer Agency’s Psychosocial Oncology Page.

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