Economical Insurance provides $17,000 to raise awareness of prostate cancer
HALIFAX, N.S., September 15, 2015 — During their lifetime, one in eight Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, including an estimated 24,000 this year alone, according to Prostate Cancer Canada. In 2015, some 4,100 are estimated to die from the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Canadian men.
Stanfield's Pants Off for Prostate Cancer
"Pants Off for Prostate Cancer," presented by Stanfield's, is an innovative fundraising event that provides guests with a memorable evening in support of Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic.
Along with their coats, men and women will be encouraged to check their pants at the door. What follows will be an unforgettable and fashionably fun evening with women in their cocktail best and men in their boxers – all for a good cause.
Join us February 22nd. Don’t forget the preferred dress code: Pants Off for Prostate Cancer.
PSA Fitness is a free, 10 week program for men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer. For more information, please call 902 - 420-1444.
BINS Paid Tribute
Two coordinators for the PCCN BINS, Elwood Marsman and Earl Lucas, are pictured with Percy Paris, the minister responsible for African Nova Scotia affairs. On November 26th, the Nova Scotia government paid tribute to Elwood and Earl for demonstrating their dedication and compassion for those affected by prostate cancer. Congratulations!
Blacks in Nova Scotia (BINS) Support Group Launches
On September 26th, Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic proudly announced the launch of a new support group specifically created for black men in Nova Scotia. This is the first of its kind within the Prostate Cancer Canada Network