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05/22/2019

Black men less likely than nonblack patients to adopt active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer

Original Press Release Issued by: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Overall active surveillance rates are up, though the increase is significantly smaller for black patients Black men may be deterred by both socioeconomic factors and providers’ hesitation given concern for underlying aggressive disease BOSTON – At a time when a growing number of... Read More

05/21/2019

A New Standard of Care for Low-Volume Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Men diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer will often not undergo local treatments of the primary prostate tumor, such as surgery or radiation. Primary hormone therapy (also known as androgen deprivation therapy or ADT) has long been the standard of care, although recently the addition of docetaxel or abiraterone to ADT... Read More

05/14/2019

Natural Killer Cells for Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy

Achoo! Caught a nasty cold from that co-worker who insisted on bringing her hacking cough to the office? No problem….your immune system will fight the invading virus and you’ll be feeling better in a few days. We’re used to thinking of the immune system as the body’s defense against colds,... Read More

05/06/2019

Gene mutation discovery linked to very poor survival in prostate cancer patients

Original Press Release Issued by: ICR (The Institute of Cancer Research) Scientists have identified a gene mutation in the tumours of men with prostate cancer that is linked to very poor survival – and which could be used to pick out patients for especially intensive treatment. Men with mutations in... Read More

03/28/2019

Researchers Discover How a Gene Deletion Contributes to Prostate Cancer Growth

Original Press Release Issued by: Weill Cornell Medicine The deletion of a gene that normally promotes healthy cell division in the prostate encourages the growth of cancer in the gland, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators. The findings, published March 28 in Cancer Cell, suggest that... Read More

03/27/2019

2019 AACR-Prostate Cancer Foundation Scholar-in-Training Award Recipients

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Scholar-in-Training Awards recognize promising young cancer researchers presenting outstanding proffered papers relating to advanced prostate cancer at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting. The Prostate Cancer Foundation is one of 17 organizations sponsoring this highly competitive awards program in conjunction with the AACR.... Read More

03/26/2019

Two new treatment options found to be effective for advanced prostate cancer

Prostate cancer researchers dedicate their lives working in labs and clinics, collaborating with colleagues, designing experiments and trials… all with one big goal in mind: to help patients. Whether it’s exploring the biology of cancer in the lab or conducting clinical trials with patients, research eventually converges into better treatments.... Read More

03/20/2019

CURE Media Group Adds the Prostate Cancer Foundation to Its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CURE Media Group, which reaches over 1 million patients, survivors and caregivers across an industry-leading multimedia platform devoted solely to cancer updates, research and education, has added the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program. “PCF works hard to fund and accelerate research for... Read More

03/13/2019

Kristen Bell Chooses Winners of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s 2nd Annual True Love Campaign Honoring Caregivers of Prostate Cancer Patients

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 13, 2019 – Winners of the 2nd Annual TRUE Love campaign, which honors caregivers of prostate cancer patients, were announced today by the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF). Selected by actress Kristen Bell from hundreds of submissions, the winning stories recognized Deborah Price from Petaluma, CA and... Read More

03/07/2019

ATLANTA HAWKS’ FIRST-EVER “BLACK HISTORY MONTH ASSIST CHALLENGE” RAISES AWARENESS AND $150,000 FOR PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – March 7, 2019 -- The Atlanta Hawks’ inaugural campaign to raise awareness to help defeat prostate cancer while raising funds to support life-saving research, resulted in $150,000 donated to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF). In recognition of Black History Month and to bring greater awareness of... Read More