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20th Anniversary Video

December 2, 2016

November 2014 Awareness Night – 20th Anniversary Celebration Watch this video of our 20th anniversary celebration: A bit of history from our founding as Man to Man to our joining the Prostate Cancer Canada Network Congratulatory messages from the medical community Our position on PSA testing as presented by PCC’s President and CEO Rocco Rossi […]

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Lawson Health scientists capture prostate cancer images using unique molecule

October 23, 2016

Scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute in London are the first in Canada to capture prostate cancer images using a new molecule. Known as a Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) probe, the new molecule is used in Positron Emissions Tomography (PET) scans. The probe targets PSMA, a unique molecule on prostate cancer cells, to provide […]

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Statistics Canada Study: Prostate cancer trends in Canada, 1995 to 2012

July 24, 2016

In 2012, there were 21,105 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed, representing 23.4% of all new cancer cases among men. Overall, prostate cancer accounted for 9.5% (3,708) of all cancer deaths among men in 2012. The age-standardized incidence rate of prostate cancer has declined by an average of 3.8% per year since 2006. The annual […]

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Prostate cancer vaccine trial begins at Oxford and Sheffield

May 23, 2016

Oxford University scientists have started a clinical trial to test a new vaccine against prostate cancer and are looking for volunteers to take part. The first four participants have already received this experimental vaccine at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford, and the second trial site has just been opened at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in […]

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PCC News: New research to determine low-risk from high-risk prostate cancer

May 5, 2014

Go to the PCC website for the latest news, including New research to determine low-risk from high-risk prostate cancer  and previous news items.  You can also subscribe here to a monthly newsletter.

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PCC Releases New Recommmendations on PSA Testing

September 9, 2013

Sept. 5, 2013 PROSTATE CANCER CANADA RELEASES NEW RECOMMENDATIONS Lowering the age of baseline testing for prostate cancer Today we released new recommendations to empower Canadian males to take a more active role in monitoring their number one cancer risk: prostate cancer. A recent nationwide poll showed that while 87% of Canadian men aged 35+ […]

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Would like a say in the next PCCN Conference?

July 23, 2013

You can help plan the next PCCN Conference.  Click here to take the survey to add your input into the planning.

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Win a 2013 Camero ZL1!

July 11, 2013

Prostate Cancer Canada holds special raffle:                                       for a one-of-a-Kind 2013 Camaro ZL1 on Sept. 18, 2013 Click here to read our July Newsletter and go to page 7 to see the details and how to buy tickets.

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PCCN April IBulletin

May 14, 2013

The April Info Bulletin, with a number of interesting and informative stories is available here. Below are some of the stories featured in the Info Bulletin: • Wake Up Call Breakfast • Alex Young • Springhill Penitentiary Outreach • PCCN Online • Rocco Visits PCCN Calgary • PCCN Toronto & Rocco Rossi • Prostate Cancer […]

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VIDEO: Rocco Rossi visits PCCN Toronto

April 16, 2013

March 2013 Scotiabank Awateness Night Rocco Rossi visits PCCN Toronto Prostate Cancer Canada ,President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Managing Director of PCCN  Rocco Rossi is a Canadian businessman, executive and former political candidate. After graduating from McGill and Princeton University, Rocco’s career included positions with Advanced Material Resources, The Boston Consulting Group, Torstar, Labatt/Interbrew […]

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