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Rick Ducharme: Living today with an eye on tomorrow
2017-12-15 12:20:24 PM
“I’m a lucky man,” reflected Rick Ducharme, 68, on a life he has both cherished and feels confident is far from over.
International Volunteer Day
2017-12-05 1:39:02 PM
International Volunteer Day (IVD) celebrates the great things we can achieve through the generosity of the human spirit!  Designated by the United Nations over 30 years ago, each December 5th is a day dedicated to promoting global volunteerism and recognizing all who give their time, energy, and skills to make positive changes throughout the world.
Kicking Prostate Cancer Where the Sun Doesn't Shine
2017-10-27 10:31:47 AM
Len Rhodes is the CEO & President of the Edmonton Eskimos CFL Football Team & Plaid For Dad Ambassador
National Volunteer Week | Our Volunteers
2017-04-27 1:50:02 PM
Here's why our volunteers support Prostate Cancer Canada!
National Volunteer Week 2017
2017-04-23 1:46:36 PM
As Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation, this week marks National Volunteer Week (NVW), a time specifically dedicated to celebrating Canadians all across the country who so generously volunteer their time to help further the mission of organizations such as Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC).
This is Why We Wear Plaid
2017-02-28 10:21:33 AM
Each year across Canada, Father’s Day weekend takes on an additional layer of meaning for the many families that have been affected by prostate cancer. As the most common cancer in men, each diagnosis is shared with loved ones, including children, spouses, and siblings. It is for this reason that at a time of year that is dedicated to celebrating the men we love, Canadian workplaces and individuals come together in a show of solidarity by wearing Plaid for Dad and raising money for prostate cancer research.
My wife, a PSA test, and a prostate cancer diagnosis - in that order
2016-12-22 11:53:27 AM
When Brian Hillis first began experiencing symptoms of the most common cancer in men, the oft-used expression that prostate cancer is a family’s disease could not have rung more true. Whereas spending so much time standing in the bathroom struggling to urinate in the middle of the night didn’t strike him as a cause for concern, his wife, June, on the other hand, heard the resulting silence as the sound of deafening alarm bells.
Evan Hickey's Story
2016-12-05 11:48:11 AM
When Evan Hickey learned that his father, Bob, had been diagnosed with prostate cancer, he was shocked - left with what he describes as "a very surreal feeling". That was in 2009, and at the time he didn't know much about the disease. He had a lot of questions...
"Smart" nanoparticle called PEARLs a promising gem to target, treat prostate cancer tumours with greater precision
2016-07-21 1:45:47 PM
Prostate Cancer Canada funded researcher Dr. Gang Zheng has discovered a "smart" organic, biodegradable nanoparticle that uses heat and light in a controlled manner to potentially target and ablate tumours with greater precision.
A Newfound Perspective: Vince Schiralli's Story
2016-07-21 11:10:48 AM
Prostate Cancer survivor Vince Schiralli discusses his journey from early detection to active surveillance, and the renewed sense of perspective he's gained from his experience.
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