The most common form of radiation therapy used to treat prostate cancer is external beam radiation treatment (EBRT), in which a machine called a linear accelerator generates x-rays that are directe
by Jackie Manthorne
Doing advocacy impacts positively on cancer patients’ self-image
In April 2013, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) released preliminary findings from its survey on the involvement of cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and family members in volunteer
by Janice Quirt, with Peter Mallette and Pearse Murray
Focused support groups could help gay men open up about prostate cancer
Receiving a diagnosis of prostate cancer can be devastating, and dealing with the aftermath can be even more challenging without the support of one’s community.
by Amanda Wurz, BA and S. Nicole Culos-Reed, PhD
Exercise can combat treatment side effects and improve quality of life
Most people will agree that physical activity is a positive lifestyle behaviour we should all engage in — and research shows that cancer survivors have even more to gain.