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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