Testimonials

Prostate Cancer Strikes is quite a bible and has a tremendous amount of information.”
— Maureen McGrath, RN
Host of the CKNW Sunday Night Sex Show
Registered Nurse and women’s health expert, Vancouver, BC

“An easy, jocular read that gets into the nitty-gritty of diagnosis and treatment. Gogs acknowledges what he should have done differently, which is helpful for the reader.”
— Dr. Tom Pickles, MB MD MRCP FRCPC
Radiation Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency, UBC Professor
Co-author of the bestseller The Intelligent Patient Guide to Prostate Cancer

“A great read and well put together. Gogs has a gift, and I loved it. This book is a must for those who experienced prostate cancer and those about to.”
— Vic Lombardi
TV Reporter, Host and prostate cancer survivor
Altitude Sports and Entertainment, Denver, Colorado

“Excellent . . . Gogs Gagnon provides very keen observations throughout, from the early stages to treatment and recovery. It’s clear he has done a lot of research on the topic.”
— Ted Butterfield, past Chair
Prostate Cancer Foundation BC
a long-term ‘living with prostate cancer patient’

“As a medical practitioner that treats prostate cancer, it was invaluable to read a patient’s journey from diagnosis to treatment and beyond — an excellent read for anyone impacted by this disease.”
— Dr. Aaron Clark, MD, FRCSC
Urologist
North Island Urology, Courtenay, BC

“Gagnon’s musings are enhanced with his situational humor, balancing the seriousness of his diagnosis. Others going through these stages will be comforted.”
— Dr. Michael A. Geffin, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Director, Advanced Prostate Cancer Care
Greater Boston Urology, Dedham, Massachusetts

“This is such an insightful and educational story. Any man who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer should read this book early in his journey.”
— Connie Degenstein, BScN, RN
Resource Nurse
Island Prostate Centre, Victoria, BC

“An informative account of a journey that too many of us make.”
— Joe Dahoy
Chair, Prostate Cancer Support Group, Campbell River, Canada
Executive Member, Prostate Cancer Foundation BC

“Insightful, sensitive and helpful . . . The subject of cancer is complex, but this book manages to present sufficient detail for readers to come away more knowledgeable.”
— Dr. Daniela Chifor, MD, CCFP
Family Physician, Clinical Instructor
University of British Columbia

“Gogs Gagnon’s honesty and humility offers all men diagnosed with prostate cancer the grounding and confidence they will need to seek out the doctors and treatments that are best for them and to take control of their prostate cancer journey.”
— Brian Lynch, CEO
Nuada Medical Prostate Experts
Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK

“A must read for anyone (and their families) who is given the diagnosis of cancer.”
— Zosia Ettenberg, CEO
Langley Pos-Abilities Society, BC
Breast cancer survivor and author of Cancer — I Won!

“This book gives much-needed insight from a patient’s aspect,and Gogs’ description of his experience is a wonderful read.”
— Linda Hoetger, Social Media Ambassador
ZERO — The End of Prostate Cancer
Canal Winchester, Ohio

“I found myself crying, laughing and cheering . . . I wish this book had been available when my husband and I first received the frightening news he had prostate cancer.”
— Glenda Standeven, inspirational speaker and bone cancer survivor
Author of What Men Won’t Talk About . . . And Women need to Know:A Woman’s Perspective on Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Strikes is informative, candid and told with wisdom and true emotion.”
— Amanda Walz
Daughter of a breast cancer survivor

“Inspirational . . . Gagnon addresses every question you could imagine, including all the questions that you may even be afraid to speak to your doctor about.”
— Michael Aikins, Chief Administrative Officer
The Views at St. Joseph’s, Comox, BC

“I truly believe that Gogs Gagnon’s research and personal understanding of the disease will help others, whether theyare facing prostate cancer themselves, or are simply curious about it.”
— Arden Bagni
Daughter of a prostate cancer survivor