Dried Prostate Award

Chuck Graham, Vice-Chairman, PCCN Ottawa; Mona Forrest, Secretary, CCSN; Jackie Manthorne, President & CEO, CCSN; Harvey Nuelle, Support Coordinator, PCCN Ottawa; Larry Peckford, Chairman, PCCN Ottawa.
Chuck Graham, Vice-Chairman, PCCN Ottawa; Mona Forrest, Secretary, CCSN; Jackie Manthorne, President & CEO, CCSN; Harvey Nuelle, Support Coordinator, PCCN Ottawa; Larry Peckford, Chairman, PCCN Ottawa.

The Dried Prostate Award is presented annually by Prostate Cancer Canada Network Ottawa to an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to the work of the Association and the fight against prostate cancer. The award was first presented in 1993, the year following the formation of the original Ottawa prostate support group.

This award has been given to:

  • 2014 Jackie Manthorne and Mona Forrest, for founding the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network to encourage patient-centred care.
  • 2013 Charles Tremblay, for his contribution to bringing the Da Vinci surgical robot to Ottawa.
  • 2012 Stephen Greenberg, for his contribution to bringing the Da Vinci surgical robot to Ottawa.
  • 2011 Jennifer Smylie, Tamzin Cathers and Marian Waldie, for the continuing work of the Ages Cancer Assessment Centre.
  • 2010 The Ottawa Hospital Foundation. Outgoing Foundation Chair Susan Doyle was honored with a mini Dried Prostate Award for her work in helping establish Canada’s first chair of men’s health, held by Dr. Tony Bella.
  • 2009 Tom Spence and his team for being the top fundraisers in the Do It For Dad run over ten years.
  • 2008 Linda Eagen, President and CEO of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.
  • 2007 Ages Family for their support to establish the Cancer Assessment Centre, The Ottawa Hospital
  • 2006 Cancer Therapeutics Laboratory, Ottawa Health Research Institute
  • 2005 Garry Janz, Founder of Motorcycle Ride for Dad
  • 2004 Max Keeping, Vice-President CJOH-TV News and a prostate cancer survivor.
  • 2003 Staff of the Ninon Bourque Patient Resource Centre of The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre
  • 2002 Dr. Chris Morash, onco-urologist at The Ottawa Hospital
  • 2001 CS CO-OP (now Alterna Savings), title sponsor of the annual Do It for Dad Family Run and Walk.
  • 2000 The Ottawa Citizen
  • 1999 Kathryn Leroux and Sharon Holzman of Hospitality Management Services for the organization and management of Do It for Dad
  • 1998 MDS Nordion, for sponsorship of the PCAO Newsletter
  • 1997 Elizabeth Wiebe, Astra Zeneca for support of the Association
  • 1996 Margaret Lehre, Education Manager, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre
  • 1995 Nancy Smith, MSW, RMFT, for assistance in organizing the Association
  • 1994 Dian Duthie, CBC-TV News
  • 1993 Dr. John Collins, Urologist, Civic Hospital, for initiating the idea of a support association