Advanced Prostate Cancer

Advanced prostate cancer is cancer that has spread from the prostate to other parts of the body, most commonly to the bones. It is also called metastatic cancer.
 
This section of our website contains information about advanced disease, living with advanced prostate cancer, palliative care and information for caregivers and loved ones. Browse the tabs on the left to find answers to your questions and to learn more about advanced prostate cancer.
 
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PCC Spotlight
Gay and bisexual men living with prostate cancer focus of research

Vancouver, September 25, 2018 – Research funded by Prostate Cancer Canada is preparing the way to improve quality of life for men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM)1 in the LGBTQ2+ community.
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Prostate Cancer Canada launches first national program in radioligand therapy

Toronto, June 27, 2018 – Canadian researchers are leading the future of treatment for men with advanced prostate cancer in this country, with a new Prostate Cancer Canada grant funded by the Movember Foundation.
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The Finger – A tried and true method to save lives

TORONTO, CANADA (May 8, 2018) – Every day, more and more methods to detect prostate cancer are being explored, but the tried and true methods of a digital rectal examination (DRE) – where a healthcare professional inserts a gloved finger into the rectum to check for abnormalities, paired with a blood test known as the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test – which you can get through your family doctor, are still the long-standing proven ways to save a life.
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