Please note: Our next Awareness Night is Wed. Nov. 22, not Nov. 29 as has appeared in some places.

According to a news release just issued by Queen’s University, Belfast, a group of  150 researchers around the world is coming together to expand enrollment and access to the Australian INTERVAL trial into a global trial to test whether serious exercise should be prescribed as part of the treatment for men with advanced prostate cancer. […]

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Abiraterone acetate is poised to challenge docetaxel as the standard addition to androgen deprivation therapy for treatment of newly diagnosed, metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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New test to combat drug resistant cancer

November 5, 2017

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich have discovered they can predict drug resistance in patients with advanced prostate cancer using a new blood test. Read the article here.

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Prostate cancer breakthrough: New treatment could destroy INCURABLE tumours

November 5, 2017

Prostate cancer in men that was previously thought to be incurable could now be treated. New research has discovered that using a specialised form of radiotherapy could allow them to kill the disease off. Read the article here.

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Researchers reveal new approach to precisely identify and treat prostate cancer

November 5, 2017

Researchers have demonstrated a new, effective way to precisely identify and localize prostate cancer tumors while protecting healthy tissue and reducing side effects. Read the article here.

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Prostate cancer: Could a breast cancer drug reduce recurrence

November 5, 2017

A new study suggests that combining a breast cancer drug with hormone therapy could be a more effective strategy to reduce the progression and recurrence of prostate cancer in men. Read the article here.

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Treatment Guide for Prostate Cancer

November 5, 2017

Cleveland Clinic prostate cancer specialists tailor prostate cancer treatment plans to their patients’ needs, taking into account the type of cancer, the age of the individual, the degree to which the cancer has spread and the general health of the patient. Read the Guide here.

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New Study Offers Support for Prostate Testing

November 5, 2017

For men who are weighing the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening, a new study strengthens the evidence that testing can reduce deaths from this cancer, something two earlier large landmark clinical trials appeared to reach different conclusions about. Read the article here.

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TrueNTH (True North) Peer Navigation

October 15, 2017

This is a new program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre that connects prostate cancer (PCa) patients or caregivers with trained peer navigators who have been through the journey first-hand. They are looking for PCa patients and caregivers who are looking for one-on-one support from someone who has already been there! 1. Have you been […]

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Newsletter October 2017

October 14, 2017

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: B.C.’s Dr. Juanita Crook delivers powerful message about Brachytherapy In Memoriam: William Griffin and Jerry Stevens PCCN-Toronto thanks Dr. Rob Bristow November 22nd Awareness Night: Leah Jamnicky will host a Partner, Caregiver, and Survivor forum! July Awareness Night: Dr. Nathan […]

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