Prostate Cancer Canada | Western Region

Prostate Cancer Canada Western Region is the regional office for Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

PCC Signature Events

 
There are many Prostate Cancer Canada events that take place throughout the year in Western Canada. Follow the links below to learn more about each initiative!
 

Wake Up Call Breakfast Series

Pants Off for Prostate Cancer

Do it for Dads Walk/Run

Plaid for Dad

Step Up Challenge

 

Western Region Community Events


PCC Western Region is extremely grateful for its community partners. Check out some of the Community Events occuring across the Western provinces here.

Western Support Groups


There are currently 34 Prostate Cancer Canada Network (PCCN) support groups across Western Canada. To find a support group near you, click here.

Volunteer

 
None of our activities would be possible without the help of our dedicated and passionate volunteers who are critical to making a positive impact that will help change prostate cancer forever.

Without you, we wouldn’t be able to support the 70 Canadian men diagnosed each day, enable life-changing research for the most common cancer in Canadian men, and create awareness that will help save more lives.

Contact:
Anne Breakey Hart
Manager, Volunteer Engagement, Research & Survivorship
Prostate Cancer Canada
anne.breakeyhart@prostatecancer.ca
416.441.2131 Ext. 229
 

Business Development

 
For corporate partnerships, event-related queries and all other fund development queries for Western Canada, please get in touch with us.

Contact
Mark Mahl
Executive Director, Western Region
Prostate Cancer Canada

mark.mahl@prostatecancer.ca
604.219.1422



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PCC Spotlight
Honouring dad this Father’s Day the Canadian way: In plaid

TORONTO, ON – (May 8, 2018) – Plaid replaces business-casual on Friday, June 15 as hundreds of thousands of Canadians don the iconic Canadian attire all to honour dad and end prostate cancer.
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The Finger – A tried and true method to save lives

TORONTO, CANADA (May 8, 2018) – Every day, more and more methods to detect prostate cancer are being explored, but the tried and true methods of a digital rectal examination (DRE) – where a healthcare professional inserts a gloved finger into the rectum to check for abnormalities, paired with a blood test known as the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test – which you can get through your family doctor, are still the long-standing proven ways to save a life.
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Landmark study links tumour evolution to prostate cancer severity

Toronto (April 19, 2018) – Findings from Canadian Prostate Cancer Genome Network (CPC-GENE) researchers and their collaborators, published today in Cell, show that the aggressiveness of an individual prostate cancer can be accurately assessed by looking at how that tumour has evolved.
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