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
Mutation in prostate tumours shown to change epigenetic identity, the make-up of DNA

(TORONTO, Canada - Aug 7, 2017) -- Prostate cancer researchers have mapped the impact of an acquired mutation that alters epigenetic identity, the make-up of DNA, in about 50% of patient tumour samples.
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Movember Foundation and Prostate Cancer Canada team up to turn research into results

July 26, 2017 - TORONTO, ON - Continuing their longstanding tradition of partnering to fund high quality Canadian prostate cancer research, Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) and The Movember Foundation today announced two new projects with very real potential to make a tangible difference in the lives of men living with aggressive forms of prostate cancer.
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Plaid for Dad participation skyrockets in third year

July 7, 2017 - TORONTO, ON - Launched for the first time in 2015, Prostate Cancer Canada's (PCC) Plaid for Dad campaign has further established itself as the way Canadians are choosing to give back on Father's Day weekend.
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