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In Memory of Terry Reid
2015-07-17 12:15:55 PM
Terence Cleary West Reid passed away suddenly on Monday, July 13, 2015, in Toronto, from complications of recently diagnosed prostate cancer – his loving family by his side. He was 73.
Ten Years of Support
2015-06-28 10:00:00 AM
Ten years as PCCN Halifax support group coordinator, Peter MacDonald retired at the groups final meeting of the season June 11th.  
PCCN Calgary hosts Cancer Survivorship Symposium in Western Canada
2015-04-30 10:11:54 AM
On Saturday, March 28th PCCN Calgary hosted a one-day cancer survivorship symposium for regional support groups and the extended community, supported in part by Prostate Cancer Canada.  
National Volunteer Week 2015
2015-04-10 10:00:00 AM
Once again it’s National Volunteer Week, a dedicated time to recognize, celebrate and thank Canada’s volunteers!
Jyotish Dhebar: strength in openness
2015-03-30 4:36:32 PM
Jyotish Dhebar isn’t afraid to talk about his own health. Faced with his own impending death from advanced stage prostate cancer, Jyotish has taken every opportunity to fearlessly open up about his journey, the effect it has had on those close to him, and the importance of support networks. 
PDAC 2015 attendees invited to learn about prostate cancer and early detection
2015-03-02 4:24:01 PM
Prostate Cancer Canada was be at PDAC 2015 to spread awareness abour prostate cancer and the importance of getting screened.  On-site PSA testing was available, provided and sponsored by our partners from Lifelabs.

 
Percy Bedard: a legacy to drive us forward
2015-02-27 3:01:14 PM
Like the classic automobiles that he loved to restore, prostate cancer crusader Percy Bedard’s legacy is one that restores the determination that each of us has a voice to make a difference for the one in eight men affected by prostate cancer and their families. 
Gary Jones prepares to take his love for cycling across Canada, plans to raise $70,000
2015-02-27 12:48:24 PM
Gary Jones is a survivor of both prostate cancer and thyroid cancer.  

Gary will soon be departing on Jones' Journey: cycling across Canada in support of prostate cancer and thyroid cancer awareness.  The funds he raises will be divided equally between Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic and the QEII Health Sciences Foundation in Halifax.  

In celebration of his 70th birthday, Gary's goal is to raise $70,000 dollars.  

Follow Gary as he prepares for his journey on his blog!
 
Honorary Director Dr. Laurence Klotz named to Order of Canada
2014-12-27 5:28:39 PM
Dr. Laurence Klotz, urological oncologist, at Sunnybrook Hospital, and honorary member of Prostate Cancer Canada’s board of directors, has been named to the Order of Canada thanks to his leading contributions to the treatment of prostate cancer. 
PCCN support groups mark milestones
2014-12-18 12:26:20 PM
Several PCCN support groups across the country have marked milestones this year including years of service. This month we highlight PCCN Toronto who marked 20 years of service on November 26th at the Toronto Botanical Garden. Many attended who have supported PCCN Toronto’s work over the years. Dr. Padraig Warde, radiation oncologist at Princess Margaret Hospital graciously accepted a special recognition plaque in honour of Dr. John Trachtenberg from the Prostate Centre, University Health Network who played a major role in starting the group.  
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