Cancer Care
Jack Layton s Journey With Prostate Cancer

Jack Layton’s Journey With Prostate Cancer

Olivia Chow and Jack Layton were partners in life and politics. When he faced prostate cancer in 2010, she was by his side every step of the way.
Samuel L Jackson and Michael Douglas on Cancer Screening

Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Douglas on Cancer Screening

Samuel L. Jackson interviews Michael Douglas on his cancer story and why you should get screened now.
W Brett Wilson Shares His Journey

W. Brett Wilson Shares His Journey

Check out our exclusive interview with W. Brett Wilson about his journey while fighting prostate cancer for the second time.  
Maple Leafs Grow Their staches To Support Movember

Maple Leafs Grow Their ’staches To Support Movember

NHL players take a slap shot at prostate cancer — the most common cancer to affect Canadian men.
Prostate Cancer Care Should Always Include Choice

Prostate Cancer Care Should Always Include Choice

In the past 20 years, there has been an increase in options, early detection, and awareness for all aspects of the disease. 
The Non Invasive Outpatient Treatment For Localized Prostate Cancer

The Non-Invasive Outpatient Treatment For Localized Prostate Cancer

In January of 2006, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) became an approved but not insured procedure in Canada for the treatment of prostate cancer.
Ask The Doctors Treatment Options

Ask The Doctors: Treatment Options

Leading experts answer your questions about prostate cancer, treatment options and clinical outcomes.
Surviving The Impossible

Surviving The Impossible

Robert Leah’s life changed in 2003.  At the age of 88, he was diagnosed with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer. He thought it was the end, but new scientific advancements have gifted him with more time.
Exciting Advancements In Prostate Cancer Treatments

Exciting Advancements In Prostate Cancer Treatments

For patients with Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) — and who are in a position where a number of treatments have been tried and have not been successful — the prognosis has, up until very recently, not been good.

Ongoing Innovation In Prostate Cancer Care

Patient PerspectiveProstate cancer is the most common cancer among men in Canada, with one man in eight being diagnosed within their lifetime, so new treatments can have a huge impact on a large number of people.

Ongoing Innovation In Prostate Cancer Care

A Mother’s Message: Take Action To Protect Against Preventable Cancers

Patient PerspectiveOttawa mother Erin Hendrick survived cervical cancer, and now is helping others, including her 10-year-old son, protect against the disease.

A Mother’s Message: Take Action To Protect Against Preventable Cancers

Personalizing Lung Cancer Treatment With Immune-Based Therapies

Research AdvancesImmuno-oncology is the most exciting development in cancer treatment in recent memory, if not ever.

Personalizing Lung Cancer Treatment With Immune-Based Therapies

Immunotherapy: Fighting Rare Cancers With The Immune System

Research AdvancesMerkel cell carcinoma is a rare but deadly cancer that can spread within a few weeks, but a new class of drugs offers hope to patients.

Immunotherapy: Fighting Rare Cancers With The Immune System

Breakthroughs In Cancer From The Experts Behind The Scene

Research AdvancesCancer is one of humanities oldest enemies, its cure hinging on a combination of scientific advancements and hope.

Breakthroughs In Cancer From The Experts Behind The Scene

Dad And Daughter Make The Strongest Team In The Battle Against Pediatric Cancer

Social AwarenessNFL player Devon Still is used to standing strong to defend his team, but no amount of practice could have prepared him for helping his daughter Leah tackle childhood cancer.

Dad And Daughter Make The Strongest Team In The Battle Against Pediatric Cancer

Will Immunotherapy Become the Fourth Pillar Of Cancer Care?

Research AdvancesResearchers at The Ottawa Hospital are bringing new treatment options to patients

Will Immunotherapy Become the Fourth Pillar Of Cancer Care?

Closing In On A Cure For Blood Cancers

Research AdvancesWhite blood cells protect us from infection.  However, these cells can become cancerous, leading to malignancies including leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.

Closing In On A Cure For Blood Cancers

Lung Cancer Patients And Caregivers Face An Overpowering Avalanche Of Inequities

Social AwarenessLung Cancer Canada’s Faces of Lung Cancer: One Patient, One Diagnosis, Countless Casualties is an in-depth look at lung cancer in Canada and uses the results of the 2015 patient and caregiver survey to give voice to the human toll of this disease.

Lung Cancer Patients And Caregivers Face An Overpowering Avalanche Of Inequities