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
New test developed to detect men at high risk of prostate cancer recurrence

Vienna, Austria: A new genetic “signature” to identify prostate cancer patients who are at high risk of their cancer recurring after surgery or radiotherapy has been developed by researchers in Canada, the 33rd conference of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO33) in Vienna will hear today (Saturday). More

CanCertainty for All: Cancer’s Not Fair, But Accessing Treatment Should Be

Toronto, ON – March 10, 2014 – There is no disputing a cancer diagnosis is among the worst news a person or their family could receive. More

$1.8 Million awarded to Movember Rising Stars Supporting Innovators in Prostate Cancer Research

Toronto, ON – February 12, 2014 – Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2014 Movember Rising Star awards in prostate cancer research. More

Support for Those Affected by Prostate Cancer

Toronto, ON - January 28, 2014 – We are pleased to announce a partnership between Prostate Cancer Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society in launching the Prostate Cancer Information Service (PCIS), which provides support to anyone affected by prostate cancer. More


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