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Prostate cancer 

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month! Help fund groundbreaking prostate cancer research and life-changing support for people facing prostate cancer.

What is prostate cancer 

Prostate cancer starts in the cells of the prostate. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and risks in our guide to prostate cancer.

This Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, help change the future of prostate cancer 

1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. This September alone, during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, it is estimated that more than 1,900 Canadian lives will be forever changed by the words, “You have prostate cancer.” 

But people affected by prostate cancer don’t have to face their diagnosis alone. Together, we can create a world where no one fears prostate cancer by funding Canada’s most promising prostate cancer research and life-changing support programs.

This month, there are many ways to get involved and make a difference in the lives of those affected by the disease.

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Find out the risks for prostate cancer 

A number of factors can increase your risk for developing prostate cancer. 
 
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Finding prostate cancer early

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Canadian men. Talk to your doctor about how to detect prostate cancer early. 
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Find support in your community 

A prostate cancer diagnosis can be confusing for patients and their families, and you may not know where to turn for support. Our directory lists over 4,000 cancer-related services that offer emotional support and help with practical matters. 
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Saving and improving lives

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1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.

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Black men and those with family history are at higher risk.

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Talk to your doctor to see if the PSA test is right for you.

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If you have prostate cancer, we can help. Call 1-888-939-3333