These publications are examples of research made possible with data from CanPath and its regional cohorts.


Health-related and psychosocial factors associated with prostate cancer stage at diagnosis among males participating in Alberta’s Tomorrow Project

Authors: Michelle L Aktary, Brittany Shewchuk, Qinggang Wang, Eric Hyndman, Lorraine Shack, Paula J Robson, Karen A Kopciuk

Researchers investigated the factors associated with the stage at which prostate cancer (PCa) is diagnosed among males in Alberta’s Tomorrow Project. They found that a higher number of lifetime prostate-specific antigen tests were linked to earlier-stage PCa, while higher abdominal circumference, lower social support, and having children were associated with later-stage disease.

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