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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 and the Movember Foundation Fund Next Generation of Prostate Cancer Researchers
Toronto, ON (January 28th 2016) – Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is proud to join its men's health partner, Movember, in announcing three awardees of Rising Stars in prostate cancer research grants. Now in its fourth year, the Rising Star award recognizes outstanding new prostate cancer researchers and supports their pursuit of groundbreaking research. Funded by Movember and selected by PCC, each recipient will receive approximately $450,000 over three years.
Two Charities Unite for an Unprecedented Campaign
JANUARY 14TH 2016 – TORONTO, ON - In the lead-up to Valentine’s Day 2016, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and Prostate Cancer Canada are doing something no two charities have done before – coming together to help prove that love really does conquer all by encouraging Canadians to #Kiss2Cure.
Thank You to our Mo Bros and Sistas!
TORONTO, December 1, 2015 - Prostate Cancer Canada congratulates the more than 500,000 Mo Bros and Sistas worldwide who participated in this year's Movember campaign. Here in Canada, funds raised for prostate cancer will go a long way towards supporting breakthrough research and support services that will tangibly improve the quality and length of men's lives
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.