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Happy First Anniversary! - A Note From Moncton
2012-03-20 11:02:08 AM
When I was diagnosed with prostate cancer in June 2009, it was a surprise to me to learn that there were only two support groups in all of New Brunswick, Fredericton and Miramichi.  There had been active groups in Moncton and Saint John, but not for quite a number of years.
Funding Research- Coast to Coast
2012-03-13 3:46:48 PM
In 2011, over $19 million of PCC funds were  dedicated to supporting prostate cancer research. One of the ways we administer these funds is through our Pilot Grant Program. We fund innovative, high-potential pilot studies that could significantly advance the field.
Prostate Cancer and Black History Month
2012-02-21 10:05:14 AM
It’s time for men to take charge of their health. This is even more important for those of African or Caribbean descent as they are at a higher risk of developing prostate cancer, the most common cancer to afflict Canadian men.
Q & A with Fred Chartrand, TIEd Together Contributor
2012-02-06 9:32:33 AM
February 6th marks the beginning of the exhibit in Winnipeg. To celebrate, we caught up with award-winning photographer, Fred Chartrand, to ask him about his involvement in TIEd Together.  Fred photographed Olympic gold medalist Alex Baumann as part of the exhibit.
Resolutions
2012-01-23 12:10:55 PM
It’s that time of the year where most of us have realized that our New Year’s resolutions just aren’t going to happen. Instead of giving up and hibernating ‘til spring, let’s recommit to one resolution that we can all achieve:  
Take Charge of Your Health  
Side by Side
2011-10-06 4:57:13 PM
The women in this group were just as fearful as their partners regardless of the disease’s timeline; but their role was one of support and confidence. If they carried the badge of hope and belief then the men would as well.  
Father's Day Walk/Run
2011-06-09 2:08:50 PM
Prostate Cancer Canada's Father's Day Walk/Run is on Sunday, June 19, 2011!  
By The Numbers
2011-06-01 12:54:03 PM
25,500 men will be diagnosed, 4100 will die of it. PSA numbers. Baseline tests starting at age 40...
2011 Wake Up Call Breakfast
2011-01-21 4:56:07 PM
Here are the PCC Wake Up Call Breakfast locations and dates: 

Toronto - April 7 - Toronto Hilton
Edmonton - April 12 - Fairmont MacDonald
Calgary - April 14 - Fairmont Palliser
Vancouver - April 21 - Hyatt Regency
Halifax - April 28 - World Trade and Convention Centre
A Journey into My Soul - a poem
2010-11-26 1:53:18 PM
A PCCN member found this great poem in Current Oncology - it greatly describes the "journey" that recently diagnosed men go through.
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