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# Prostate Cancer Canada - Sudoku Book - The New Math

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During his lifetime, 1 in 6 Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and this number is expected to rise to 1 in 4 within a decade. Prostate Cancer Canada funds programs related to awareness, education, advocacy and for the support of those affected – along with research into the prevention, detection and treatment of prostate cancer.

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### Prostate Cancer Canada - Sudoku Book - The New Math

1. 1. Sudoku Puzzle Pack
2. 2. How to Play SudokuThe objective of the game is to fill all the blank squares in a game with the correct numbers.There are three very simple rules to follow: l Every row of 9 numbers must include all digits 1 through 9 in any order l Every column of 9 numbers must include all digits 1 through 9 in any order l Every 3 by 3 subsection of the 9 by 9 square must include all digits 1 through 9Every Sudoku game begins with a number of squares already filled in. The difficulty of eachgame is largely a function of how many squares are filled in. The more squares that areknown, the easier it is to figure out which numbers go in the open squares. As you fill insquares correctly, options for the remaining squares are narrowed and it becomes easier tocomplete the puzzle.For more Sudoku games, more tips and some practical advice on how to play Sudoku,please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
3. 3. Prostate cancer occurs when cells in the prostate start to grow uncontrollably. In the early stages, the disease is very curable. If untreated, prostate cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body and produce secondary tumours (metastasizes).See the back of the booklet for the answers. 1. EasyFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
4. 4. During his lifetime, 1 in 6 Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and this number is expected to rise to 1 in 4 within a decade.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 2. EasyFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
5. 5. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer to afflict Canadian men. In fact, it is as prevalent to men as breast cancer is to women.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 3. EasyFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
6. 6. Men with a family history of prostate cancer or those of African or Caribbean descent have a greater risk of being diagnosed with the disease – as do men who are overweight, and men who maintain a high-fat, low-fibre diet.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 4. MediumFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
7. 7. Although 80% of all cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed in men over age 65, a man’s risk of prostate cancer increases after age 50.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 5. MediumFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
8. 8. The good news? Over 90% of prostate cancer cases are curable if detected and treated in their earliest stages. Early detection is key.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 6. MediumFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
9. 9. Prostate Cancer Canada advises men and their doctors to take the time to discuss the merits of prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood testing, followed by a digital rectal examination (DRE) for early detection of prostate cancer.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 7. DifficultFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
10. 10. Prostate Cancer Canada strongly recommends that men over 40 establish a baseline PSA value and men over 50 consider annual or semi-annual PSA monitoring.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 8. DifficultFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
11. 11. Prostate Cancer Canada funds programs related to awareness, education, advocacy and for the support of those affected – along with research into the prevention, detection and treatment of prostate cancer.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 9. DifficultFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
12. 12. Through the Prostate Cancer Canada Network (PCCN), Prostate Cancer Canada is focused on establishing a nation-wide network of prostate cancer support groups to help men and their families.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 10. DifficultFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
13. 13. Prostate Cancer Canada is driving essential prostate cancer research both nationally and internationally by facilitating collaboration between patients, scientists and research institutions.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 11. ExpertFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
14. 14. Donor-supported research is moving us closer to our goal of finding a cure for prostate cancer, and new discoveries are continually leading to improved diagnostics and better treatment strategies.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 12. ExpertFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
15. 15. There are a number of ways to make a contribution. For example: You can mail in a gift by completing the reply coupon included with this package, or fill in the reverse and become a ResearchWorks monthly donor. You can also visit us on the web at prostatecancer.ca/donations to make a gift online.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 13. ExpertFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
16. 16. Another way to support Prostate Cancer Canada is through ‘‘planned giving”. Remembering PCC through a bequest in your will is the perfect way to leave a legacy of support, compassion, and innovation for Canadian men and their families who are facing a diagnosis of prostate cancer.See the back of the booklet for the answers. 14. ExpertFor more puzzles, please visit prostatecancer.ca/newmath
17. 17. Answers toSudoku Puzzles 1. Easy 2. Easy 3. Easy4. Medium 5. Medium 6. Medium 7. Difficult
18. 18. Answers to Sudoku Puzzles8. Difficult 9. Difficult 10. Difficult11. Expert 12. Expert 13. Expert 14. Expert
19. 19. What are the numbers? l Prostate cancer is the most common cancer to afflict Canadian men. l Prostate cancer is turning up in men in their 40s. l 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. l 24,600 men will be diagnosed with the disease this year. l 4,300 Canadian men will die from prostate cancer this year. l 250,000 men in Canada are currently living with the disease. l Over 90% of prostate cancer cases are curable if detected and treated in their earliest stages.