Featured Researchers Archive

Drs. Paul Rennie and Artem Cherkasov of the Vancouver Prostate Centre, who are developing an effective drug for men who have become resistant to treatment, acknowledge the importance of Prostate Cancer Canada and its supporters in making their ground-breaking work possible. Watch the video.

"Smart" nanoparticle called PEARLs a promising gem to target, treat tumours with greater precision
Prostate Cancer Canada funded researcher Dr. Gang Zheng has discovered a "smart" organic, biodegradable nanoparticle that uses heat and light in a controlled manner to potentially target and ablate tumours with greater precision. Watch the video.

Prostate cancer researchers pinpoint regulatory role of noncoding genes in disease development

Movember Foundation Canada and Prostate Cancer Canada-supported researcher Dr. Hansen he and his team at UHN have pinpointed a key regulatory role of noncoding genes in prostate cancer development, progression. Watch the video to learn about the findings published in Nature Genetics.

Rising Star Recipients
Prostate Cancer Canada and Movember are proud to announce the recipients of the inaugural Rising Star in Prostate Cancer Research awards. These investigators represent the next generation of leading prostate cancer researchers across Canada.

Spotlight: Dr. Girish Kulkarni
Dr. Girish Kulkarni is the recipient of a $300,000 Movember Clinician Scientist award for 2012. He is taking a unique look at prostate cancer treatment by studying personalized medicine at Princess Margaret Hospital.

Exciting Genetic Breakthroughs: Prostate Cancer
Recently, exciting results were announced for an international research collaboration of more than 1,000 scientists to look at the genetic basis of prostate, breast, and ovarian cancer and pinpoint the people most likely to develop each disease. The results could eventually lead to something as simple as a saliva test based on genetic markers that provide each patient with their own personal risk profile.

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PCC Spotlight
Can exercise help slow prostate cancer growth?

Toronto, March 12, 2018 – Funded by Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC), Dr.

Prostate Cancer Canada’s Rock the Road Raffle sells out for 5th consecutive year

February 23, 2018 – TORONTO, ON – For the fifth year and counting, Prostate Cancer Canada’s (PCC) Rock the Road Raffle brought together Ontarians from all walks of life to both support an important cause and gain a chance to win a one-of-a-kind dream car.

Do men’s toenails contain clues about prostate cancer prevention?

Toronto, January 29, 2018 – Funded by Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC), Dr.

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