Blog posts tagged as diagnosis



Prostate Cancer Facts
2010-09-22 4:10:02 PM
One in six of us will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in our lifetime. For us, the odds of developing prostate cancer are greater than the odds women face with a breast cancer diagnosis...
Donations this Holiday Season
2010-11-25 10:02:22 AM
The holiday season is here. It’s time for family, good food and a time for charitable giving!
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.
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...
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.
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.
UPDATE - Survivorship Programs
2012-06-04 4:26:30 PM
The five year relative survival rate for prostate cancer is close to 100 per cent. In other words – this is a highly curable disease.  For survivors, beating the disease is often only the first step, as recovery can result in a host of other challenges.  PCC’s goal is to support men and their families throughout their prostate cancer journey – diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
My Journey with Prostate Cancer: The Introduction
2013-08-19 10:21:49 AM
I am a very happily retired guy who’s been enjoying the good life since October 26, 2010, when my wife and I retired from 37 years at The StarPhoenix. During my working career I started in the Composing Room producing advertisements for the newspaper in hot metal type – I was actually the last person at the SP using hot metal when we converted to what we called cold type in the mid-seventies.
My Dad Didn't Survive Prostate Cancer
2013-12-05 2:05:49 PM
My dad lost his long, courageous battle with prostate cancer on October 1, 2013, surrounded by the love of his family at home. I want to tell his story to let others know that even one missed PSA test can mean the difference between life and loss.

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