Researcher Spotlight

To mark Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to highlight some of the great research taking place that has been made possible through the generosity of Canadians like the work being led by Dr. Paul Boutros. Together, we are making a difference in the lives of the 1 in 8 Canadian men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and their families.

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.

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.

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.

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PCC Spotlight
The Parking Lot Prostate Exam Project #TalkProstate

To stimulate public discussion about prostate cancer and the importance of early detection, Prostate Cancer Canada teamed up with FCB Canada and CFL legend Damon Allen during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month to help get a serious message across through a fun campaign.

The future of prostate cancer research looks bright

Toronto, ON – September 19, 2016:  Continuing with its ongoing commitment to ensure the future of prostate cancer research in Canada is left in the best possible hands, Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) has chosen four postdoctoral fellows and one PhD candidate as the recipients for this year’s prestigious personnel awards.

Plaid for Dad becoming a Canadian Father's Day tradition

July 8, 2016 – TORONTO, ON – In only its second year, Prostate Cancer Canada’s (PCC) Plaid For Dad campaign further solidified itself as the way Canadians are choosing to give back each Father’s Day weekend.

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