About Prostate Cancer

THE BASICS

Understanding prostate cancer may seem overwhelming at first. In this section, we will explain the basics: the who, what, where, when and why of prostate cancer.

What is the prostate?
What is prostate cancer?
Signs and Symptoms
Risk Factors




 
TESTING AND DIAGNOSIS


This section provides information about tests that are used for early detection and diagnosis. It also covers tests that are used to find out what type of prostate cancer is present and how far the cancer has spread.

Testing and Diagnosis
Glossary


 

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PCC Spotlight
Prostate Cancer Canada reminds men that early detection using ‘Smart Screening’ for prostate cancer

Toronto, ON – October 27, 2014 – Prostate Cancer Canada responds today to guidelines released from The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) recommending that the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test should be eliminated as a screening tool for prostate cancer. More

Prostate Cancer Canada fundraiser to donate 50% of proceeds to families of fallen soldiers

TORONTO, ON, October 24, 2014 – Following the death of two Canadian soldiers, Prostate Cancer Canada will donate half of the net proceeds raised by the Pants Off for Prostate Cancer Ottawa fundraising event, presented by Alterna Savings, to the Stand On Guard fund. More


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