June: Look Who's Wearing Plaid!

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Look Who's Wearing Plaid!

We’re excited to share this video from our newest Plaid for Dad ambassador – Canadian actor Eric McCormack! Eric’s joined the #PlaidforDad movement – watch his video to find out why. 
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Buy Plaid. Help Dad.

If you’re looking for a great Father’s Day gift idea or some new plaid for yourself, we can help! Thanks to our partners at Hudson's Bay, purchase any of the six Hudson North plaid shirts and for every shirt sold, $12 will benefit prostate cancer research. Available at all Hudson's Bay locations across Canada and you can also buy online.
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Evan Hickey's Story


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…

Read Evan's full story here 

Prostate Cancer Canada research aims to further our understanding of subcategory of men with prostate cancer


Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) has awarded research funding to Dr. Murray Krahn of the University Health Network of Toronto to improve what is known about a subgroup of men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) – i.e. men with a rising prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level after treatment with standard forms of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), but no clear evidence that the disease has spread in bone or CT scans. 

Read the full story here

TrueNTH Lifestyle Management


Did you know that you can improve your recovery and everyday quality of life by becoming more active, reducing your stress levels, and eating healthier? PCC and Movember’s TrueNTH Lifestyle Management (LM) solution allows you to do just that through group classes or in the comfort of your own home.
 
Through the first interactive online portal, lifestyle.truenth.ca, men living with prostate cancer and their support persons can access a database of physical activity, nutrition, and stress-reduction resources and trackers. Users can also opt to receive a personalized physical activity or yoga program from highly trained and certified professionals.
 
Local 12-week group fitness and yoga programs are also being offered in communities across Canada. The website and all of the TrueNTH LM initial 12-week programs are free for all men living with prostate cancer at any point in their journey following diagnosis.
 
Visit the portal today or see how TrueNTH LM can help you!

Prostate Cancer Canada Network


Hear from support group members, their loved ones and a member of the Prostate Cancer Canada team about what the Prostate Cancer Canada Network of support groups means to them.

To learn more about our PCCN support groups visit www.prostatecancer.ca/pccn

UPCOMING EVENTS!

Do it For Dads Walk Run


Do it for Dads Walk Run 5KM is right around the corner! This is a fun, family-friendly event, hosted on Father’s Day, that raises awareness and funds for the leading cancer affecting Canadian men and the families that love them.

Please register now and join us this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19th. Share the video above with your friends and family and help spread the word to honour the men in your life.

 
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Mr. Lube Pro Am Tournament for Life

Register your foursome today and play with the pros. In June, Mr. Lube will be holding their annual Pro-Am golf tournament in support of Prostate Cancer Canada.  All foursomes will have the opportunity to golf with a PGA Professional, receive a TaylorMade tee gift and enjoy breakfast and lunch.

Register your foursome for June 6th in Toronto today!

The 6th Annual Yorkville Exotic Car Show


On Father's Day 2016, Bloor-Yorkville, Toronto will play host to the 6th annual Yorkville Exotic Car Show. Walk along  Bloor Street between Avenue Road and Bay Street to get up close with some of the best examples of automotive design from around the world.

Once again, they've partnered with Prostate Cancer Canada to raise funds for prostate cancer research, so please join us for an eventful day in making a difference. As always, admission is free.

The Blue Tie Ride for the Cure


The Blue Tie Ride for the Cure benefiting Prostate Cancer Canada is a two and a half hour touring event to take place on August 13, 2016. Ride begins in Oshawa and ends in the village of Bewdley on the shores of Rice Lake. Festivities include lunch and an amazing silent auction. Check out www.bluetieride.ca for more details!

B&O Yorkville 5KM Run


Register Today & Help support Prostate Cancer Canada!

The funds raised through the B&O Yorkville Run will support the Graduate Studentship in Prostate Cancer Research awards that will be given to a University of Toronto full-time postdoctoral student. 

Click here to register and support Prostate Cancer Canada as your charity! 


 

Looking for information about prostate cancer? Just found out you have prostate cancer? Help is here. Call 1 -855-PCC-INFO (1-855-722-4636) or email support@prostatecancer.ca
 

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