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Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy uses high-energy rays or particles to destroy cancer cells.

There are two main types of radiation used to treat prostate cancer: External Beam and Brachytherapy. Explore the tabs on the left to learn more about these types of radiation.

 
 
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PCC Spotlight
Canadian Cancer Society and Prostate Cancer Canada celebrate their amalgamation

February 3, 2020 (Toronto, ON) – On the eve of World Cancer Day, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) have finalized their amalgamation.
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1.5 million Canadian men over 50 now at unnecessary risk for prostate cancer

Toronto (ON) – September 26, 2019 – New findings released today in a Prostate Cancer Canada nationwide survey suggest 1.
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$2 million invested in new prostate cancer research

Prostate Cancer Canada and Movember partner to fund ten research projects breaking new ground
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Dream car draw a win for all Ontarians affected by prostate cancer

February 22, 2019 – TORONTO, ON – A dream came true today for Harold Mutter (ticket #19273), the lucky winner of a 2018 Acura NSX valued at more than $235,000 - the prize for Prostate Cancer Canada’s seventh Rock the Road Raffle.
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