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. Available in a number of languages, these confidential and evidence-based services include a phone line, email response, resources and referrals to prostate cancer support programs.
Stanfield’s partners with Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic Region
Halifax, Nova Scotia, January 17, 2014 –– Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic Region is pleased to announce that Stanfield’s is the presenting sponsor for the inaugural Pants Off For Prostate Cancer. “Pants Off” is an upscale dance with no pants taking place, Saturday, February 22nd at 8 pm at the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax in support of Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic Region.
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.