After a cancer diagnosis, patients typically embark on a series of medical tests and appointments.
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.
by Maureen Rowlands and Rebecca von Goetz
New programs and services in 2012 will help fill support gaps
Over 70 Prostate Cancer Canada Network support groups provide services at the grass roots level, through monthly peer meetings, special educational events and outreach programs.