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Information kit designed for prostate cancer patients

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Unique in Canada, offers right information at right time to men diagnosed with disease
ANDREA MACRAE
The Guardian

Prince Edward Islander's display first Canadian prostate cancer information kitThe day Norm Fotheringham got his diagnosis he knew only one thing about prostate cancer: that it was deadly.

“My brother was dying of prostate cancer. I had my operation in April and he died in June of that same year. I wouldn’t have had my prostate checked without him. So he basically saved my life.”

That was in 1998 in Ontario. Now Fotheringham helps prostate cancer patients on P.E.I. as chairman of the Prostate Cancer Support Group.

It’s his way of giving something back, he says.
Full story, The Guardian Charlottetown, PEI, Canada

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