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07/09/2019

Brother’s Keeper

Prostate cancer discriminates.  It does not affect all men equally, and at highest risk are men with a family history of prostate cancer and men of African descent. In some..Read More

07/23/2019

Cancer Mutations and Immunotherapy Drugs

Picture, if you will, a laundromat.  One of the washing machines is messed up; it stops in mid-wash cycle, and leaves your clothes all wet and soapy.  Which one..Read More

09/11/2019

Ground Zero and Prostate Cancer

If you were there at Ground Zero in New York City on 9/11, you breathed it in.  If you were in one of the World Trade Center towers when..Read More

09/17/2019

Body Fat and Your Risk of Dying of Prostate Cancer

There’s so much fat in bacon grease, you can use it as a fire starter.   You can also take a can of Crisco, stick a wick in it, and..Read More

11/19/2019

Surgery, Radiation, and a One-Act Play

You’re minding your own business and happily living your life, as most of us are when there is a diagnosis of cancer.  What do you do now? For Ric Siler,..Read More

12/12/2019

Palliative Care for Advanced Prostate Cancer: Treat the Symptoms and Feel Better!

“Getting palliative care doesn’t mean you’re dying!” says Northwestern University medical oncologist and PCF-funded investigator, Alicia Morgans, M.D., M.P.H. But a lot of patients, and their families think so; instead,..Read More

01/16/2020

Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer: If It Sounds Too Good To Be True…

If you have been diagnosed with cancer that is contained within the prostate, you may be thinking: “Hey, there’s just a spot of cancer that showed up on the MRI,”..Read More

01/21/2020

Stress and Prostate Cancer

Does prostate cancer make stress worse?  For many men dealing with prostate cancer, the answer is a definite yes; of course it does.  Having prostate cancer is worrisome –..Read More

02/04/2020

The Way Back

If you’re a young man diagnosed with prostate cancer, maybe your first thought is, “Am I going to die?”  And then, “What’s the best way to treat this?”  And..Read More

02/11/2020

Another Year Older, Another Year Better!

Welcome to 2020!  It’s the Chinese year of the Rat – the first in the 12-year rotation of zodiac signs, which means that this is a year of renewal. ..Read More