Prostate Cancer Canada Releases New Recommendations
TORONTO: New recommendations released today by Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) will empower Canadian males to take a more active role in monitoring their number one cancer risk: prostate cancer. A recent nationwide poll showed that while 87% of Canadian men aged 35+ fear prostate cancer, less than half anticipate being tested in the next 12 months – even though early diagnosis can increase the odds of survival.
Igniting the Discovery Spark through Movember research funding
Toronto, ON – July 17, 2013 – Prostate Cancer Canada is dedicated to supporting prostate cancer researchers on the verge of an early-stage research breakthrough with the Movember Discovery Grants program. This program allows both junior investigators at the start of their research career and more established investigators to pursue new important directions in prostate cancer research. Each recipient of the Movember Discovery Grant will receive up to $200,000 in funding over a two-year term.
Movember Funds at Work: $1.8 Million in New Awards Support Rising Stars in Prostate Cancer Research
TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2013 - Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is proud to announce the recipients of the Rising Star in Prostate Cancer Research program. In its inaugural year, the Movember-funded Rising Star program provides funding to four outstanding scientists to support careers as independent investigators researching prostate cancer. The program allows for research scientists in the first five years of their first academic or research appointment to work under the guidance of an experienced mentor, providing intensive career development in prostate cancer research. Each recipient receives a grant of $150,000 a year for salary support and research expenses, for a period of three years.
Historic prostate cancer support group to launch in Nova Scotia
Halifax, Nova Scotia - September 24, 2012 - On September 26, Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic will proudly announce the launch of a new support group specifically created for black men in Nova Scotia. This is the first of its kind within the Prostate Cancer Canada Network.
Let's talk about prostate cancer, Canada
Toronto, Ontario – September 14, 2012 – Canadians, mark your calendars for the launch of Prostate Cancer Awareness week on September 17, featuring multiple entertaining events across the country. Prostate Cancer Canada has organized the initiative as a time to engage and inform Canadians about the importance of prevention, education and early detection of prostate cancer – a disease that is the most common cancer to affect Canadian men.
Prostate Cancer Canada celebrates local Cape Breton hero
Cape Breton, NS – September 12, 2012 – Please join Prostate Cancer Canada and members of the Cape Breton community as we celebrate a local hero who has made an extraordinary contribution in the fight against prostate cancer through courage, inspiration and dedication.