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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Rock the Road Raffle returns with its most valuable car to date

A 2018 Acura NSX to be prized by Prostate Cancer Canada and TADA at the AutoShow  
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Prostate Cancer Canada and the Movember Foundation Announce $4M in Research Grants

Toronto, October 23, 2018 – Prostate Cancer Canada and the Movember Foundation today announced $4 million in funding to three Canadian researchers to predict how well prostate cancer will respond to treatment, based on men’s biological markers, specifically in their tumour cells and blood – opening a path to more personalized care with fewer side effects and a better chance of survival.
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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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