In this Expert Angle session recorded on May 17, 2016, Peter Mallette, Executive Director of the Atlantic Region of Prostate Cancer Canada, shares his story “From Survivor to Advocate”. Peter will talk about:
- His family history with prostate cancer
- Learnings from his diagnosis and treatment
- His experience from volunteer to passionate advocate
Peter Mallette's Biography:
Peter joined Prostate Cancer Canada as Executive Director of the Atlantic Region in December of 2010. Previous to that, Peter spent 33-years in broadcast journalism as a television news anchor, reporter, and producer for CTV News in both Ontario and Nova Scotia. Peter is a prostate cancer survivor having been diagnosed and treated in 2005. As Executive Director of PCC Atlantic, Peter leads a team of three people who are raising money and awareness about Prostate Cancer, and strengthening and growing the Prostate Cancer Canada support group network throughout the Atlantic region.
Peter is a great speaker, an imaginative promoter and a passionate advocate for men and their families affected by prostate cancer. He is also a huge fan of prostate cancer support groups and credits the Halifax group for their kindness to him when he was diagnosed, throughout his treatment and to this day.
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