About Research at PCC

Prostate cancer is a complex disease. More men than ever are being diagnosed each year, and it will claim the lives of an estimated  4,000 men in 2012. That’s why Prostate Cancer Canada is pleased be contributing to innovative advancements in prostate cancer research and significant increases in survivorship support.

The vision at PCC is to develop programs to support research that will have the greatest potential to improve prostate cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment and better manage survivorship issues.

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Research Spotlight   
Research Strategic Plan 2012-2015
Research Advisory Council
Publications by PCC - Funded Researchers

 





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PCC Spotlight
‘Doing it for Dads’ this Father’s Day: Albertans unite for prostate cancer research

Building Trades of Alberta and multiple community fundraisers have raised $330,000 and counting  Calgary – May 27th, 2015:  In the lead-up to Father’s Day, Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is excited to announce that Albertans have demonstrated significant leadership by banding together to raise over $330,000 and counting in important research dollars and awareness for prostate cancer, the most common cancer to affect men. More

Groundbreaking Research Moves One Step Closer to Personalizing Prostate Cancer Treatment

Movember Foundation, Prostate Cancer Canada and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research funded research breakthrough published in Nature Genetics   TORONTO, ON (May 25, 2015) The results of groundbreaking genetics research in Canada, funded by the Movember Foundation, the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and Prostate Cancer Canada, has identified a unique sub-type of prostate cancer that will help clinicians develop more personalized treatments for their patients, ensure that fewer men undergo unnecessary treatments and improve their chances of survival. More


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