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Prostate cancer’s Achilles’ heel
2019-09-19 8:00:00 AM
To grow, spread and be deadly, prostate cancer feeds off male hormones like testosterone. When the cancer spreads outside the prostate, men are typically treated with hormone therapy, which cuts off the supply of testosterone and slows tumour growth.
X marks the spot
2019-09-17 8:00:00 AM
Canadian researcher using scans to map more effective radiation therapy
$2 million invested in new prostate cancer research
2019-09-16 8:00:33 AM
Prostate Cancer Canada and Movember partner to fund ten research projects breaking new ground
Q&A with a top Canadian chef
2019-08-27 2:31:04 PM
Chef Corbin Tomaszeski tells us why he’s getting behind families facing prostate cancer
Paying it forward
2019-08-14 10:06:04 AM
Ed Rose knew he was at risk of prostate cancer because his grandfather and father both had it. That led him to monitor his prostate through regular PSA testing with his doctor.
A cause close to the family
2019-08-14 10:05:19 AM
Terry Donnelly’s father was diagnosed with a slow-growing form of prostate cancer 14 years ago at 77. It continues to be watched and fortunately has not impacted his active lifestyle.
Prostate cancer runs in my family
2019-08-12 4:07:32 PM
 In 2012, 50 year old Kevin Trotman learned he had prostate cancer. The wind came out of his sails – he was in shock, denial, stopped in his tracks.
Making a hero proud
2019-08-09 3:43:49 PM
At 25, prostate cancer was the last thing on Zack Smart’s mind. Then his dad was diagnosed while being treated for gallbladder problems.
From death sentence to Cruisin’ for a Cure Canada
2019-08-09 10:54:44 AM
The morning after working out on a stationary cycle, Jim Dorsey had blood in his urine. It was 1999 and he was 55. This first symptom, discovered by ‘pure accident’, led to a diagnosis of advanced, aggressive prostate cancer. 
Witness to 30 years of improvement – and working for more
2019-07-29 3:57:39 PM
Dr. Glenn Bauman is a radiation oncologist who has seen a lot of improvement in prostate cancer treatment over his 30 year career as a physician and researcher – including improvements arising from his own research.
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