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

General

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 […]

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Good advocacy, good advice, and the quality of CARE

September 29, 2017

This article with comments is a good explanation of the principles of our philosophy as a support group for men diagnosed with prostate cancer  and their caregiver/families.  There is no ‘right’ answer for everybody. Read the article.

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Coping and Support

September 16, 2017

When you receive a diagnosis of prostate cancer, you may experience a range of feelings — including disbelief, fear, anger, anxiety and depression. With time, each person finds his own way of coping with a prostate cancer diagnosis. Read the article to get suggestions for coping with a diagnosis of  prostate cancer plus some suggestions […]

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The 10 best prostate cancer blogs

September 3, 2017

Medical News Today have located the 10 best prostate cancer blogs that provide guidance, information on what to expect, and support. Read the article here.

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How to cut YOUR chances of getting cancer

April 9, 2017

Medical journalist Anna Magee reveals the eight proven ways to lower your risk. Read the article here.

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What It’s Like to Be Part of a Prostate Cancer Support Group

March 27, 2017

Read this article for a perspective on what it’s like to be part of a support group like PCCN-Toronto, including: What role does a support group play in helping those diagnosed with prostate cancer?  Who attends support group meetings? Is there anything that wives, significant others, partners, or loved ones should know? There are also […]

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Prostate Disorders Bulletin

March 1, 2017

The Prostate Disorders Bulletin is an indispensable quarterly journal written for men with prostate cancer. The Bulletin goes beyond the basics to give in-depth reports on treatments and clinical trials, as well as detailed answers to subscribers’ concerns about all aspects of prostate health. Click here to link to it.

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Woman to Watch: Dr. Juanita Crook

January 2, 2017

Dr. Juanita Crook, formerly with Princess Margaret Hospital, is now a professor of radiation oncology at UBC and an oncologist with the B.C. Cancer Agency. She specializes in brachytherapy. Read the article here.

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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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Prostate cancer patients underestimate life expectancy without treatment

October 23, 2016

Recent findings published in the Annals of Family Medicine showed that most patients with prostate cancer underestimated their life expectancy without treatment and overestimated their life expectancy with treatment. Read the article here.

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