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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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More Men With Early Prostate Cancer Are Choosing to Avoid Treatment

September 13, 2016

Seemingly overnight, treatment of men with early-stage prostate cancer has undergone a sea change. Five years ago, nearly all opted for surgery or radiation; now, nearly half are choosing no treatment at all. The approach is called active surveillance. It means their cancers are left alone but regularly monitored to be sure they are not […]

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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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Causes of Prostate Cancer: 6 Things You Should Know

July 24, 2016

Here are six things you should know about the possibility of developing prostate cancer. Read the article.

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Cancer Therapy: An Evolved Approach

July 3, 2016

Tumours are subject to the same rules of natural selection as any other living thing. Clinicians are now putting that knowledge to use. Thanks to advances in sequencing technology and the development of massive collections of samples and clinical data, scientists are piecing together a more precise picture of how cancer evolves, revealing the roots […]

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