Featured Researchers Archive


 
Drs. Paul Rennie and Artem Cherkasov of the Vancouver Prostate Centre, who are developing an effective drug for men who have become resistant to treatment, acknowledge the importance of Prostate Cancer Canada and its supporters in making their ground-breaking work possible. Watch the video.

"Smart" nanoparticle called PEARLs a promising gem to target, treat tumours with greater precision
 
 
 
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. Watch the video.


Prostate cancer researchers pinpoint regulatory role of noncoding genes in disease development


Movember Foundation Canada and Prostate Cancer Canada-supported researcher Dr. Hansen he and his team at UHN have pinpointed a key regulatory role of noncoding genes in prostate cancer development, progression. Watch the video to learn about the findings published in Nature Genetics.

Rising Star Recipients
Prostate Cancer Canada and Movember are proud to announce the recipients of the inaugural Rising Star in Prostate Cancer Research awards. These investigators represent the next generation of leading prostate cancer researchers across Canada.

Spotlight: Dr. Girish Kulkarni
Dr. Girish Kulkarni is the recipient of a $300,000 Movember Clinician Scientist award for 2012. He is taking a unique look at prostate cancer treatment by studying personalized medicine at Princess Margaret Hospital.

Exciting Genetic Breakthroughs: Prostate Cancer
Recently, exciting results were announced for an international research collaboration of more than 1,000 scientists to look at the genetic basis of prostate, breast, and ovarian cancer and pinpoint the people most likely to develop each disease. The results could eventually lead to something as simple as a saliva test based on genetic markers that provide each patient with their own personal risk profile.




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PCC Spotlight
12 innovative Canadian prostate cancer researchers set out to make new Discoveries

Toronto, ON – September 28, 2017: 12 forward-thinking Canadian prostate cancer researchers have been rewarded for their innovation with Movember Discovery Grants.
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Gray Tools '2017 Together We Are Stronger' campaign a success in creating awareness and raising funds for prostate cancer

BRAMPTON, Ontario, Sept 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gray Tools Canada Inc, in cooperation with Prostate Cancer Canada, is proud to announce that its “2017 Together We Are Stronger” initiative raised $4,000, which will go directly towards funding valuable research that is needed to improve the way we diagnose, treat, and support men living with the disease.
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Rocco Rossi to wrap up successful 5-year tenure as Prostate Cancer Canada CEO

September 7, 2017 - TORONTO, ON - With mixed emotions, longstanding Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) President and CEO, Rocco Rossi, formally announced today that his time leading the organization will officially come to a close as of December 31, 2017.
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