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Paying it forward
2019-08-14 10:06:04 AM
Ed Rose knew he was at risk of prostate cancer because his grandfather and father both had it. That led him to monitor his prostate through regular PSA testing with his doctor.
A cause close to the family
2019-08-14 10:05:19 AM
Terry Donnelly’s father was diagnosed with a slow-growing form of prostate cancer 14 years ago at 77. It continues to be watched and fortunately has not impacted his active lifestyle.
Prostate cancer runs in my family
2019-08-12 4:07:32 PM
 In 2012, 50 year old Kevin Trotman learned he had prostate cancer. The wind came out of his sails – he was in shock, denial, stopped in his tracks.
Making a hero proud
2019-08-09 3:43:49 PM
At 25, prostate cancer was the last thing on Zack Smart’s mind. Then his dad was diagnosed while being treated for gallbladder problems.
From death sentence to Cruisin’ for a Cure Canada
2019-08-09 10:54:44 AM
The morning after working out on a stationary cycle, Jim Dorsey had blood in his urine. It was 1999 and he was 55. This first symptom, discovered by ‘pure accident’, led to a diagnosis of advanced, aggressive prostate cancer. 
Witness to 30 years of improvement – and working for more
2019-07-29 3:57:39 PM
Dr. Glenn Bauman is a radiation oncologist who has seen a lot of improvement in prostate cancer treatment over his 30 year career as a physician and researcher – including improvements arising from his own research.
Fighting the most advanced prostate cancers
2019-07-26 2:20:54 PM
Today, even though a number of treatments are available for advanced prostate cancer, many of these cancers eventually become resistant to treatment. Two Prostate Cancer Canada funded research teams are at the forefront of finding ways to treat advanced prostate cancers that do not respond or have stopped responding to current treatments.
From loss to action
2019-07-16 3:23:30 PM
Drew Green describes a memory from his youth that sticks in his mind: “My grandfather, who I was named after, passed away at the age of 60 after suffering from prostate cancer. I remember clearly being 14 and standing in front of his house with my Dad near the end of my Grampy’s life. My Dad looked at me right in the eyes and said: ‘Son, don’t worry, by the time I’m his age, they’re going to find a cure.’”
A Father’s Day to remember
2019-07-08 10:52:03 AM
Prostate cancer took the spotlight across Canada, with Canadians going Plaid for Dad, getting active and spending time with their families to raise funds and awareness for dads everywhere
Busting common myths about prostate cancer
2019-07-03 11:02:10 AM
How much do you know about prostate cancer? Test out your knowledge with our quiz and learn about common myths about prostate cancer.
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