Welcome to The Walnut!
The Walnut is the official newsletter for PCCN Ottawa, currently published approximately four times a year.
Every issue includes:
- Recaps of PCCNO meetings and events
- Announcements about upcoming meetings and events
- Health and nutrition news
- Survivor stories
- Updates on new, innovative prostate and recurrent cancer treatment
- Research and diagnostics
- Photos, funny moments…and anything else we can come up with!
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In this issue, we explore the risk factors for developing prostate cancer: age, race, family history, genetics, as well as social and environmental factors such as lifestyle, dietary habits. We also take a look at some common myths about risk factors.Download this issue
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Prostate Cancer Canada is proud to be one of Movember’s Canadian beneficiary partners. Through this relationship we are advancing prostate cancer research and support services for men and their families living with the disease.
In this issue, we look at how the Movember movement is helping to raise awareness and funds for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s mental health.
Sex and Relationships
Sex and Relationships
Prostate cancer and its treatment can affect your sex life in three ways: your mind, body and relationships.
In this issue, we describe the kinds of treatment and support that is available, and ways for you to work through any problems.
Things to ponder as spring springs:
He who laughs last thinks slowest.
It was recently discovered that research causes cancer in rats.
And, the things that come to those who wait may be the things left by those who got there first.
Want to know about our new fearless leaders? See The Back Page.
Want to know why men should hold onto their hair? See page 3.
Want to know why the hardest part of doing nothing is knowing when you’re through?
So do we
Cracking Open This Walnut
Zowie! We’re under new management! The biggest change will be in how we’re going to help the newly diagnosed prostate cancer patient. (Details on page 2.)
Meanwhile, our illustrious new leaders (see banner on page 2) seek secretarial help (Page 4).
And finally, to learn the secrets of regularly winning small amounts in the lottery, )Visit page 13.)
Get involved with PCCN Ottawa.
Prostate Cancer Canada Network Ottawa is 100% volunteer-run.
Help promote prostate cancer awareness
Prostate Cancer Canada Network Ottawa provides speakers, professionally designed display units and accompanying literature for use at health fairs, sporting events, in shopping malls…any place people gather.
Contact us for more information on hosting an awareness event!
You can help protect men and their families from prostate cancer.