The Faces of Prostate Cancer

 
Prostate cancer affects so many more people than just the man who’s diagnosed with it, and part of the vision of Prostate Cancer Canada is to support all Canadians who are touched by the disease. Here are some of their stories; we hope you find their experiences inspiring. It’s our time to beat this disease.

"Knowledge makes an incredible difference..."
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- Brett WilsonCalgary, AB

"Our lives changed dramatically from that day forward..."

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- Ronnie B., Toronto, ON
"This is something that I can overcome..." 
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- Peter M., Halifax, NS
"His Doctor noticed an elevated PSA level." 
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- Norma S., Milton, ON
 
"At the time, there were no support groups in our area..." 
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- Norm F., Charlottetown, PEI
 
"I never imagined that it could happen to someone in my immediate family." 
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- Katie T., Milton, ON

 






 
 

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