About Prostate Cancer


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


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

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PCC Spotlight
Hockey Fights Cancer Teams Up with Prostate Cancer Canada

Toronto – November 2nd, 2015 – Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is proud to be an official charitable partner in the 17th annual Hockey Fights Cancer™ (HFC) campaign.

Virus vs. Prostate Cancer: Canadian Researchers Pioneer Next-generation Therapy

Toronto –September 30, 2015 – A multi-disciplinary team of scientists and clinicians led by Dr.

Prostate Cancer Canada and the Movember Foundation partner to support research into better care and support for those living with the disease

September 1, 2015 – Toronto, ON – September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, an important time to reflect on the disease that affects one in eight Canadian men in their lifetime and kills 4,100, this year.

Prostate Cancer Canada Announces New Additions to its Board of Directors

TORONTO, ON - JULY 8th 2015 - Prostate Cancer Canada is pleased to announce the election of 5 new members to the PCC Board of Directors.

Prostate Cancer Canada Celebrates Wear Plaid for Dad Winner

JULY 8TH, 2015 - TORONTO, ON - Prostate Cancer Canada is thrilled to announce Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) as the first-ever Wear Plaid for Dad National Workplace Champion.

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