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?
 
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PCC Spotlight
New test developed to detect men at high risk of prostate cancer recurrence

Vienna, Austria: A new genetic “signature” to identify prostate cancer patients who are at high risk of their cancer recurring after surgery or radiotherapy has been developed by researchers in Canada, the 33rd conference of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO33) in Vienna will hear today (Saturday). More

CanCertainty for All: Cancer’s Not Fair, But Accessing Treatment Should Be

Toronto, ON – March 10, 2014 – There is no disputing a cancer diagnosis is among the worst news a person or their family could receive. More

$1.8 Million awarded to Movember Rising Stars Supporting Innovators in Prostate Cancer Research

Toronto, ON – February 12, 2014 – Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2014 Movember Rising Star awards in prostate cancer research. More

Support for Those Affected by Prostate Cancer

Toronto, ON - January 28, 2014 – We are pleased to announce a partnership between Prostate Cancer Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society in launching the Prostate Cancer Information Service (PCIS), which provides support to anyone affected by prostate cancer. More


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