This Movember, members of PHRI are marking Men’s Health Month by publishing results on depression as it is associated with men living with prostate cancer study, as well as an employee’s fundraising that happens each November.
One of the men’s health issues at the forefront of Movember awareness is prostate cancer. PHRI Scientist Darryl Leong is the principal investigator of two studies on prostate cancer, RADICAL PC Observational and RADICAL PC Interventional.
Psychological morbidity associated with prostate cancer: Rates and predictors of depression in the RADICAL PC study was published November 11, 2020 in the Canadian Urological Association’s Journal. The authors, including Dr. Leong, found that “clinically significant depression is common in men with prostate cancer.” Mental health including depression, is another key focus of the Movember cause.
Meanwhile, elsewhere at PHRI, Alex McKinnon – systems architect in the ICT department – is continuing his yearly Movember fundraising. He’s doing well, but the cause of men’s health could always use more…
Support Alex at his Movember page!