Alberta


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BROOKS PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Contact: Jim Decelle
Phone: (403) 793-0222
Meet: 3rd Saturday of each month
(except July, August, and December)
St. Albans Anglican Church, Lower Level
10:00 AM
PCCN PROSTAID Calgary
Contact:
 Kelly Fedorowich
Phone: (403) 455-1916
Email: executive.director@pccncalgary.org
Web: www.pccncalgary.org
Meet: 2nd Tuesday of each month
Kerby Centre,
1133 7th Ave. SW
6:30 PM for focus groups
7:30 PM for general meeting
PCCN CENTRAL ALBERTA
Contact:
 Bert Lougheed
Phone: (403) 343-3808
Email: skyhawk@telusplanet.net
Meet: 3rd Thursday of each month
Gaetz Memorial United Church
Red Deer
7:30 PM
PCCN EDMONTON
Please send inquiries to: info@edmontonprostatepeers.ca
*Inquiries will be responded to within a reasonable time*
Web: www.edmontonprostatepeers.ca
Meet: 2nd Tuesday of each month
Kaye Edmonton Clinic
CJ Woods Prostate Health Clinic,
Level & Theatre, Room 7C.102KEC
7:30 PM
Parking: Complimentary parking in the clinic parkade - accessible off of University Avenue and attached to the Kaye Edmonton Clinic. Take parkade elevator to P1 or P2 for entry into clinic. Take public elevators - at front of buidling - to level 7 for access to the clinic in the Northern Alberta Urological Centre. Meeting room is south of the elevator lobby.

PCCN WOMEN’S GROUP
This group is for spouses/partners of men with prostate cancer.
Please send inquiries to: info@edmontonprostatepeers.ca
*Inquiries will be responded to within a reasonable time*
Web: www.edmontonprostatepeers.ca
Meet: 3rd Thursday of each month (please check the website for any changes)
Wellspring Edmonton
11306 65 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta,
T6H 2Z8
7:00 – 8:45 PM
Parking: Free parking in the attached parking lot
LETHBRIDGE PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Contact:
 Roy Blais
Phone: (403) 327-5452
Fax: (403) 327-5883
Meet: 2nd Thursday of each month
Canadian Cancer Society Office

PCCN MEDICINE HAT
Contact:
 Philip Buisseret
Phone: (403) 548-6297
Email: pbuiss7@telus.net
Meet: Last Saturday of each month except July and August
St. Patrick's Church Hall
238 2nd Ave. NE
Riverside Rear
West Door
10:00 AM

 




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Honouring dad this Father’s Day the Canadian way: In plaid

TORONTO, ON – (May 8, 2018) – Plaid replaces business-casual on Friday, June 15 as hundreds of thousands of Canadians don the iconic Canadian attire all to honour dad and end prostate cancer.
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The Finger – A tried and true method to save lives

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Landmark study links tumour evolution to prostate cancer severity

Toronto (April 19, 2018) – Findings from Canadian Prostate Cancer Genome Network (CPC-GENE) researchers and their collaborators, published today in Cell, show that the aggressiveness of an individual prostate cancer can be accurately assessed by looking at how that tumour has evolved.
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