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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!
 
Do it For Dads | Sarah's Story
2015-01-20 1:56:12 PM
The Do it For Dads Walk Run 5KM is a fun, family-friendly event, hosted on Father's Day, that raises awareness and funds for the leading cancer affecting Canadian men and the families that love them.
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. 
Not on My Radar: Jim Yarrow's Story
2014-12-24 3:16:38 PM
Jim Yarrow understands the critical importance of early detection because, as he says, “Prostate cancer was not on my radar” when it became an enormous factor in his life.
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.  
Early Detection: A Family Issue
2014-12-16 2:14:19 PM

"I can say with absolute certainty that the PSA test saved my husband’s life."

Ontario-Quebec Support Group Leaders meet in Huntsville
2014-11-12 1:29:15 PM
18 prostate cancer support groups from Ontario and Quebec met together this past weekend in Huntsville, Ontario to network, share best practices and learn about PCC programs that benefit members of support groups and all survivors.
Rabbi Moshe Meirovich's experience with prostate cancer
2014-11-12 10:42:36 AM
It was October 2010. Four biopsies came back positive for prostate cancer. This was a real shock because I had vigilantly monitored my PSA count for several years.
 
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