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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Honouring dad this Father’s Day the Canadian way: In plaid

TORONTO, ON – (May 8, 2018) – Plaid replaces business-casual on Friday, June 15 as hundreds of thousands of Canadians don the iconic Canadian attire all to honour dad and end prostate cancer.
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The Finger – A tried and true method to save lives

TORONTO, CANADA (May 8, 2018) – Every day, more and more methods to detect prostate cancer are being explored, but the tried and true methods of a digital rectal examination (DRE) – where a healthcare professional inserts a gloved finger into the rectum to check for abnormalities, paired with a blood test known as the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test – which you can get through your family doctor, are still the long-standing proven ways to save a life.
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Landmark study links tumour evolution to prostate cancer severity

Toronto (April 19, 2018) – Findings from Canadian Prostate Cancer Genome Network (CPC-GENE) researchers and their collaborators, published today in Cell, show that the aggressiveness of an individual prostate cancer can be accurately assessed by looking at how that tumour has evolved.
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