Talented People

PCC is training and helping to retain the best prostate cancer research leaders – current and next generation. How do we do this? Through the following:

Rising Star

This program provides salary and research support for outstanding research scientists initiating careers as independent investigators in prostate cancer research – an important time during which we need to support the next generation or risk losing them to other fields or countries. The awards provide the opportunity for research scientists within 5 years of their first academic or research appointment to develop and demonstrate independence in initiating and conducting prostate cancer research.

For a list of current recipients, click here.

Clinician Scientist

This program provides salary and research support for outstanding clinician scientists initiating careers as independent investigators/junior faculty in prostate cancer research. The award is regarded as invaluable support that allows researchers to focus on making advances in their research. For a list of current award recipients, please click here. This program has now evolved into the Rising Star program.


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PCC Spotlight
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Prostate Cancer Canada and the Movember Foundation partner to support research into better care and support for those living with the disease

September 1, 2015 – Toronto, ON – September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, an important time to reflect on the disease that affects one in eight Canadian men in their lifetime and kills 4,100, this year.

Prostate Cancer Canada Announces New Additions to its Board of Directors

TORONTO, ON - JULY 8th 2015 - Prostate Cancer Canada is pleased to announce the election of 5 new members to the PCC Board of Directors.

Prostate Cancer Canada Celebrates Wear Plaid for Dad Winner

JULY 8TH, 2015 - TORONTO, ON - Prostate Cancer Canada is thrilled to announce Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) as the first-ever Wear Plaid for Dad National Workplace Champion.

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