Prostate cancer

 Canadian Statistics for 2016

Incidence* 21,600 new cases 1st rank in incidence rate by
cancer
Mortality by cancer* 4,000 deaths 5th highest in mortality by
cancer among men
Risk of developing cancer† 12.8% 1 in 8 men
Risk of dying from cancer† 3.7% 1 in 27 men
*: Estimated number of cases or deaths by cancer for 2016.
†: Lifetime probability of developing or dying from cancer.
Source:
Canadian Cancer Statistics 2016

 Important Fact

The majority of prostate cancer cases occur in men between the ages of 60 and 69.

 Risk Factors

  • age, especially after 65
  • family history of prostate cancer
  • elevated levels of testosterone
  • African origin
For more information:

Types of prostate cancer
Causes – Risk factors
Signs and symptoms
Diagnosis
Treatments
Prognosis
References

 


 

 


Prostate cancer

The five-year relative survival ratio is now 95%.



$10,436,778
granted by the Cancer Research Society since 2009.



Funded projects for Prostate cancer

Years

Projects

Amount

2016-2018

3

$360,000

2014-2016

2

$240,000

2013-2015

6

$706,564

2012-2014

6

$3,259,011

2011-2013

4

$543,000

2010-2012

4

$4,968,203

2009-2011

3

$360,000

Total

28

$10,436,778

KEY DISCOVERIES