Key Dates

Prostate Cancer Canada has a number of research funding opportunities available; the key dates for the competitions are:
 
Competition Registration Deadline Application Deadline Start
Movember Discovery Grants to be announced to be announced to be announced
Targeted RFA  - Translation Acceleration Grant (TAG) May 15, 2018 July 9, 2018 October 1, 2018
Rising Stars in Prostate Cancer Research Will not be offered in the coming year
Movember Team Grants Will not be offered in the coming year
NextGen Awards in Prostate Cancer Will not be offered in the coming year


NOTE: All deadlines are 5:00 p.m. Eastern (unless otherwise stated).



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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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