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News Releases

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.

14 innovative Canadian minds set out to make new discoveries in prostate cancer research grants awarded by Movember Foundation and Prostate Cancer Canada

Toronto, ON - June 25, 2015: Fourteen forward-thinking Canadian prostate cancer researchers have been rewarded for their innovation with Movember Discovery Grants, funded by the Movember Foundation through Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC). The winners were selected based on novel research projects that have the potential to make a significant difference in a number of areas across the spectrum of prostate cancer research. Each grant is worth up to $200,000. 

Prostate Cancer Canada Raises Funds & Awareness for Canadian Men this Father’s Day

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – June 21st, 2015 – Friends, families and survivors from across the country joined Prostate Cancer Canada today to unite against prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Canada leads interactive campaign to raise funds for prostate cancer research

JUNE 19, 2015 - TORONTO, ON – Thousands of Canadians from across the nation will Wear Plaid for Dad today to do their part in raising awareness and funds for prostate cancer research.

The next great discoverers: Prostate Cancer Canada invests $430,000 in the development of Canada’s future leaders in prostate cancer research

Toronto, ON - June 11, 2015:  With a view to providing the next generation of prostate cancer researchers with the very best development, Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) has chosen three postdoctoral fellows and seven PhD candidates from across Canada as the recipients for this year’s prestigious personnel awards.

A Race to The Top: Toronto Climbs Five Skyscrapers to Raise Money for Prostate Cancer Research

Toronto, ON – May 31, 2015 – On Sunday, May 31, Toronto’s corporate community raised $350,000 for Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) during the Step Up Challenge, presented by Scotiabank. Thirty teams of five were challenged to climb over 5,000 ft of stairs while raising a minimum of $5,000.

Groundbreaking Research Moves One Step Closer to Personalizing Prostate Cancer Treatment

Movember Foundation, Prostate Cancer Canada and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research funded research breakthrough published in Nature Genetics   TORONTO, ON (May 25, 2015) The results of groundbreaking genetics research in Canada, funded by the Movember Foundation, the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and Prostate Cancer Canada, has identified a unique sub-type of prostate cancer that will help clinicians develop more personalized treatments for their patients, ensure that fewer men undergo unnecessary treatments and improve their chances of survival. The research has been published today in a paper, titled, Spatio-genomic heterogeneity and within localized, multi-focal prostate cancer in Nature Genetics.

Prostate Cancer Canada Challenges Canadians to Wear Plaid for Dad

MAY 14, 2015, TORONTO, ON – This morning Prostate Cancer Canada, along with Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy announced the launch of its latest initiative, Wear Plaid for Dad. 

Study to tackle unresolved link between prostate cancer treatment and cardiovascular disease

Movember Foundation and Prostate Cancer Canada team up to award $3+ million grant TORONTO, ON (April 15, 2015) - Funded by the Movember Foundation and selected by Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC), Dr. Jehonathan Pinthus and his team will directly address the longstanding uncertainty regarding a connection between Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) – an important and common treatment for prostate cancer – and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The project will receive up to $3.5 million over five years after winning the Movember Clinical Trials grant competition, which sought proposals that were focused on minimizing burdens associated with prostate cancer treatment.

$180,000 commitment to Prostate Cancer Canada by the Building Trades of Alberta

Red Deer – March 19th, 2015 - Prostate Cancer Canada and the Building Trades of Alberta today announced new funding that will support groundbreaking research into the prognosis and treatment of prostate cancer. The funding is described as an "apprenticeship" - a unique opportunity for a talented young researcher to work on leading-edge research with the best equipment and alongside the brightest minds.

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PCC Spotlight
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.
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14 innovative Canadian minds set out to make new discoveries in prostate cancer research grants awarded by Movember Foundation and Prostate Cancer Canada

Toronto, ON - June 25, 2015: Fourteen forward-thinking Canadian prostate cancer researchers have been rewarded for their innovation with Movember Discovery Grants, funded by the Movember Foundation through Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC).
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Prostate Cancer Canada Raises Funds & Awareness for Canadian Men this Father’s Day

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – June 21st, 2015 – Friends, families and survivors from across the country joined Prostate Cancer Canada today to unite against prostate cancer.
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