“WEWomen Supporting Men’s Health”, NOV 2015

Take control of your health and look after yourself. Talk about the big stuff in life The break up of a relationship, loss of a job, financial trouble or becoming a father are big moments in a man’s life that happen to many men. It’s important to recognize the impact of these and know it’s ok to talk about how you’re coping with the change. Knowledge is power Family history is one of the most powerful tools to understanding your health. Family history affects your level of risk … [Read more...]

World Cancer Day celebrated FEB 4

Healthy Life Choices Empowering people to make healthy choices and reducing the social and environmental risk factors for cancer are key to achieving the global goal of reducing premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25% by 2025 and reaching the targets of the World Cancer Declaration. Taking place under the tagline ‘Not beyond us’, World Cancer Day 2015 will take a positive and proactive approach to the fight against cancer, highlighting that solutions do exist across … [Read more...]

PROSTATE CANCER, Take a moment for the man in you life!

Please take a moment to count the men in your life.... Remember the family members you love so dearly; your fathers and grandfathers, your brothers and uncles, your partners and sons. Don't forget your closest friends, your neighbours, and the people in your community who you depend on every day. Have you reached the number 7 yet? Because statistics show that 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer within their lifetime. This week is Prostate Cancer Awareness Week, and … [Read more...]

Jack Layton is Taking Action for Canadian Cancer Society…

61269" /> My fellow New Democrat, I wanted to share this with you first. On February 5th, 2010 I shared with Canadians that I, like 25,000 other Canadian men every year, had been diagnosed with prostate cancer. I have received overwhelming support from my loving family, my friends, my caucus and party, and thousands of everyday Canadians. Their stories and support have touched me. And I have drawn strength and inspiration from them. In the closing days of the most recent session of the … [Read more...]

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