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Prostate Cancer Canada and Movember: How We Work Together
2013-11-13 9:05:44 AM
It’s the exciting hairy month of Movember, and as President and CEO of Prostate Cancer Canada, I couldn’t be more pleased with what this global phenomenon has done to raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer in order to eradicate the disease.
Research Corner - April 2014
2014-04-21 3:58:04 PM
Find out about some of the exciting updates happening in these Prostate Cancer Canada funded research projects.
Research Corner - July 2014
2014-07-25 4:16:11 PM
We’re pleased to share some of the important research findings from our PCC-funded researchers. Their discoveries are making a difference in the field of prostate cancer and more outcomes are just around the corner.
"Smart" nanoparticle called PEARLs a promising gem to target, treat prostate cancer tumours with greater precision
2016-07-21 1:45:47 PM
Prostate Cancer Canada funded researcher Dr. Gang Zheng has discovered a "smart" organic, biodegradable nanoparticle that uses heat and light in a controlled manner to potentially target and ablate tumours with greater precision.
A World Cancer Day Message for you
2018-02-02 8:56:56 AM
To mark World Cancer Day, we at Prostate Cancer Canada wish to thank the Canadian individuals and organizations whose continued commitment and generosity enable us to improve the lives of Canadian men and their families.
Reporter’s cancer diagnosis inspires important conversation
2018-06-04 10:28:23 AM
This past month, Vancouver Sun reporter Larry Pynn found out that he is the 1 in 7 men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. His diagnosis sparked a determination to drive awareness to the most common cancer affecting men in Canada.  Pynn released a five-part series in the Vancouver Sun, touching on topics from diagnosis and the PSA test, to sexual health and healing after treatment.
Canadian researcher discovers clue to identifying aggressive prostate cancer
2018-07-24 1:26:34 PM
“Junk DNA” found to have huge effect on cancer cells
What can a man’s biology tell us about choosing the right treatments?
2018-10-23 11:35:42 AM
Prostate Cancer Canada and the Movember Foundation today announced $4 million for three leading Canadian researchers to predict how well prostate cancer will respond to treatment based on men’s biological markers, specifically in their tumour cells and blood.
Blood markers that predict men who need more treatment
2018-10-29 9:00:00 AM
Dr. Paul Toren of the Université Laval in Québec City is zeroing in on blood markers that can predict the likelihood of prostate cancer progressing – vital information that can lead to more personalized care.
From idea to possibility: Moving research from the lab to patient care
2019-01-07 11:35:12 AM
Hope is becoming reality for men diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. About 10 to 15 per cent of men diagnosed will develop an aggressive form of the disease which spreads to other areas of the body. But a leading researcher is working to help these men and their families.
Partnering with the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council to bring new treatments to life
2019-01-07 12:37:42 PM
Prostate Cancer Canada is joining forces with the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC) to ensure that therapeutic use of radioisotopes, an area of research which is giving men with prostate cancer new hope, remains sustainable.

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