Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Risk Decreases When You Have Sex With 20 Or More Women: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Living

Men are less likely to develop prostate cancer if you've slept with several women. That's the main conclusion from a study out of the University of...

Health Canada Is Not Into Prostate Cancer PSA Tests

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A national task force that produces guidelines for doctors says PSA testing should not be used to screen men for possible prostate cancer be...

How I Got Through My 16-Year Journey With Prostate Cancer

Ron Grant | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Living
Ron Grant

One of my biggest takeaways from my 16-year journey with this disease is the power of a positive outlook. Facing a diagnosis with advanced prostate cancer can be extremely upsetting and I've been able to stay optimistic by having a strong support system by my side.

Good Germs May Help Fight This Deadly Disease

Jason Tetro | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg While the overall success of chemotherapy is rising, the challenge of the double-edged sword with respect to the immune system has led scientists to wonder if the side effects can be resolved by good germs. Last week, the answer was revealed -- at least in mice. ALSO ON HUFFPOST:

How A Mo Grows Throughout Movember

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Living

It's the end of November, and if you have yet to see a guy who looks like he's straight out of the '70s, you probably haven't been looking closely eno...

I'll Never Forget the Moment I was Diagnosed With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Don Konantz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Don Konantz

On an idle Tuesday in February at 4:30 p.m., I learned that the statistic "one in six men are diagnosed with prostate cancer" became, for me, one in one. I'll never forget that moment. My life's blackboard just went blank. I thought I had done everything right: eating a healthy diet, getting checked regularly, exercising -- but there it was on the biopsy.

Scary Side Effect Of Prostate Cancer Treatment

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A new study raises a red flag about a therapy commonly used in advanced prostate cancer.The work suggests that what's known as androgen depr...

'Sharp-Shooter' Cancer Drug Could Be Breakthrough

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A team of Canadian and U.S. researchers has developed a new "sharp-shooter" drug they hope may be a breakthrough in treating several types o...

8 Self-Exams For Men's Health

Everyday Health | Chris Iliades, MD | Posted 05.08.2013 | Canada Living

By Chris Iliades, MD, Everyday Health According to a men's health survey conducted by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), more t...

What I Learned This Week: Charity Starts at Home

Andy Nulman | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada Impact
Andy Nulman

Now, I give a lot of money and a lot of time to charitable causes. Yet many times I find myself dressed up and wondering "Just who/what am I raising money for tonight?" But if you give without thought, without conviction, without understanding what you can REALLY do to help, what are you really giving?

MOfficials Put Prostate Cancer In The Penalty Box

Heather Magee | Posted 01.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

I sat down with Justin Hull, participating Mo Bro and founding member of the MOfficials, to discuss his team's involvement. The group is comprised of linesmen and referees from the Western Hockey League who have joined forces in an effort to raise $47,700. Their goal matches the number of Canadian men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2011 and 2012.

I Was Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer, Now What?

Dan Hennessey | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada Living
Dan Hennessey

I received a call in early January 2006 telling me that I had prostate cancer and suggesting a treatment -- surgery. As a 49-year-old healthy and, yes, hockey playing Canadian, cancer was the last thing on my mind Well they say things happen for a reason but I was having trouble figuring out just what that meant.

10 Reasons To Take Dad To The Doctor

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.15.2012 | Canada Living

This Father's Day, your dad may need a little push to get to the doctor's office. At least 38 per cent of men go to the doctor only when they’re...

Want a Cancer Screening? You May Be Denied

Alan Katz | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada
Alan Katz

This week saw a U.S. recommendation that PSA screening for prostate cancer should no longer be routine care for men at average risk. The evidence, in other words, has spoken. So, many are now asking the question: if doctors are no longer supposed to screen in certain populations for two of the most common cancers, is the age of medical screening over?

Movember Canada Raises $32 Million

CBC | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada Living

It's shaving day for tens of thousands of mustachioed Canadians who have raised more money to battle prostate cancer than any other country during the...

Estrogen From Birth Control Pills In Tap Water Linked To Rising Cancer Cases

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, Health Reporter, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Researchers suggest there may be a link between estrogen from oral contraceptives that has found its way into the environment and rising rat...

Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy Can Extend Life In Aggressive Prostate Cancer

CP | Posted 01.02.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Men with prostate cancer that has spread to local surrounding tissues live longer and are less likely to die of the high-risk disease if tre...

Althia Raj

WATCH: MPs Shave Staches To Kick Off Movember

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: MPs kicked off ‘Movember’ with a customary dragging of MP Peter Stoffer into the foyer and the shaving off of his bushy moustache. Stof...

So You Think You Can Grow A Moustache? 20 Staches To Top

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey and Meredith Gillies | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Style

Gentlemen, ready your moustaches... we're headed for Movember. And according to the movement's CEO Adam Garone this year's grow-your-moustache competi...

Four Words You Never Want To Hear, Part 2

Ron Telpner | Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada
Ron Telpner

When you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, it seems everyone you know, has a relative who had it or knows someone who had the "same thing." But ever...

Four Words You Never Want to Hear

Ron Telpner | Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada
Ron Telpner

I love words. I get joy from seeing just how magical a turn of phrase can be. But I never imagined the impact it would have on me to hear the four words strung together by my doctor.