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Education and Professional Development

Prostate Cancer Canada relies on the support of health professionals and researchers to provide accurate and evidence-based prostate cancer information to men with prostate cancer and their families. We know that your time is valuable and we truly appreciate your contributions.

We also want to support the work that you do by providing free online courses designed for health professionals to enhance your knowledgebase.


Prostate Cancer Advisory Network (PCAN)

Join the Prostate Cancer Advisory Network (PCAN) to help us provide accurate and meaningful information and support to men and their families facing prostate cancer. Choose to participate in the following activities:
  • provide expert advice on prostate cancer needs in the community
  • review updates to patient health information
  • give feedback on panCanadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR) cancer drug therapy submissions and help make decisions about drug funding
  • support advocacy efforts to influence government health policies and practices
Email advocacy@prostatecancer.ca to get involved.


Be an Expert Angle Webinar Presenter

Share your expertise and knowledge with men and their families seeking support and information. Our Expert Angle webinars are 15-minute, educational, videos highlighting key information and answering common questions about prostate cancer. 
Your contribution creates a valuable resource that patients can access anytime.
Email expertangle@prostatecancer.ca to suggest a topic or host a webinar.


Online eCME courses


Prostate Cancer Canada offers free, online professional development courses. All courses are accredited, electronic continuing medical education (eCME) activities as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of CanadaPrevious eCME topics included active surveillance, prostate cancer survivorship, non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC), and prostate cancer testing.
The next eCME course is:

Practical Considerations for Health Professional-Led Advocacy
February 6, 2020
17:00 PST    |    20:00 EST    |     21:00 AST     

The first webinar in our series Advocacy and Influencing Health Decisions was recorded November 27.  Details of how to access it are coming  soon!

If you have questions or would like more information email advocacy@prostatecancer.ca.

Last Updated: January 2020

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