Prostate cancer awareness events across Canada during September
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
September is not just for back to school its also to bring awareness to prostate cancer; how it affects men and their families, how it is diagnosed and treated currently, exciting new research into new diagnostic tools and therapies and how we can fundraise to help develop advances in care.
Check out Prostate Cancer Canada’s website that has lots of information about prostate cancer and what you can do to raise the awareness of this disease:
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APCaRI 2019 Fall Symposium
Posted on Oct 22 19 at 12:28pm
The Alberta Prostate Cancer Biorepository is certified by CTRNet
APCaRI is committed to collecting, processing and storing the samples you donate with the highest quality standards and as a result, after evaluation of our processes, the CTRNet (Canadian Tissue Repository Network) awarded us with their certification.
CTRNet is a translational cancer research resource, funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research, that furthers Canadian health research by linking cancer researchers with provincial tumour banks.
The benefits of working with CTRNet include:
- The ability for researchers to search for quality controlled tissue samples from Canada’s leading tumour banks in one central location and for biobanks to display and make their biospecimens available for research users.
- Learning opportunities in tissue handling, research design and relevant technology training and innovations.
- Invitation to CTRNet workshops and conferences.
- Catalina Vasquez