In The News
This section of the Foundation’s website is a resource area for journalists and anyone looking for background information on prostate cancer and Prostate Cancer Canada. This section also provides all press releases issued by the Foundation.
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Prostate Cancer Canada
416 441 2131 ext. 235
Hockey Fights Cancer Teams Up with Prostate Cancer Canada
Toronto – November 2nd, 2015 – Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is proud to be an official charitable partner in the 17th annual Hockey Fights Cancer™ (HFC) campaign. HFC is a joint initiative between the National Hockey League (NHL) and National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and encourages fans to join the fight against cancer from October 19th – November 13th 2015.
Virus vs. Prostate Cancer: Canadian Researchers Pioneer Next-generation Therapy
Toronto –September 30, 2015 – A multi-disciplinary team of scientists and clinicians led by Dr. John Bell of The Ottawa Hospital is developing a treatment for prostate cancer using viruses that destroy cancer cells and boost the anti-cancer immune response, all the while leaving normal cells unharmed. Identified and awarded by Prostate Cancer Canada and funded by the Movember Foundation, the team will receive $5 million through to 2020.
4 Canadians deemed Rising Stars in Prostate Cancer Research
Toronto, ON - June 29, 2015: Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is proud to announce four awardees of Rising Stars in prostate cancer research grants. Funded by Movember and selected by PCC, each recipient will receive approximately $450,000 over three years.