Advocacy

Welcome to the new constituent engagement area of the PCC and PCCN websites where we bring you opportunities to:
  1. Share your experience on topics that will help shape PCC program and services
  2. Contribute to patient awareness and advocacy initiatives
  3. Participate in government led initiatives to incorporate patient voices in federal and provincial recommendations regarding drug coverage
We will regularly post surveys or links of interest to those impacted by prostate cancer in Canada. If you wish to be notified of new surveys or polls, please let us know by sending an email with the subject heading “Constituent Engagement” to ada.jeffrey@prostatecancer.ca.

Return to Work Survey
·         Are you 18 + years old?
·         Have you had a cancer diagnosis OR been an informal caregiver in the last 5 years?
·         Were you working at the time?
 
Help us improve the return to work experience for cancer patients by completing this survey.

You can also complete this survey in French:




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PCC Spotlight
BRCA2 gene implicated in rare but lethal prostate cancer

January 9, 2017 – TORONTO, ON – Canadian scientists have discovered a link between an inherited mutation in the BRCA2 gene and a deadly form of prostate cancer.
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Scientists identify DNA signature linked to prostate cancer severity

January 9, 2017 – TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Prostate Cancer Genome Network (CPC-GENE) has published findings from the world’s most comprehensive genetic analysis of prostate cancer tumours in the journal Nature.
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Thank You to our Canadian Mo Bros and Sistas!

TORONTO, December 1, 2016 - Prostate Cancer Canada congratulates the more than 500,000 Mo Bros and Mo Sistas worldwide who participated in this year's Movember campaign.
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