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The Precision Medicine Revolution

Welcome to the world of precision medicine—where doctors can target each prostate cancer with new, more effective drugs. And this is just the beginning.

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Scientific Retreat 2016

The 23rd Annual PCF Scientific Retreat will be held from Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 1:30 pm - Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 12:15 pm.

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I never believed I would have cancer. I was in such good shape. I did all the right things. And then to have Stage IV cancer. Are you kidding me?

-Richard Mackey, Survivor Richard's story

Prostate Cancer Screening and You

Nobody wants to think about cancer, especially prostate cancer. Nobody wants to get screened, and especially, nobody wants to even think about getting a rectal exam to check for prostate cancer. We get that.

Precision Screening

Not Your Father's Prostate Cancer

What do recent medical advances mean for men and their families today, and how is this different from the experience of their fathers and grandfathers before them? And what does the future hold?


Why Genes Matter

We're in the midst of a revolution in how prostate cancer is treated — and it's being led by new knowledge about the genes behind the disease.

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Understanding and Resolving Health Disparities in Prostate Cancer

In the United States, men of African descent are more likely to develop prostate cancer than any other race or ethnicity.

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Revolutionizing Research

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world's leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating prostate cancer research. Founded in 1993, PCF has raised more than $670 million and provided funding to more than 2,000 research programs at nearly 200 cancer centers and universities. The PCF global research enterprise now extends to 19 countries. PCF advocates for greater awareness of prostate cancer and more efficient investment of governmental research funds for transformational cancer research. Its efforts have helped produce a 20-fold increase in government funding for prostate cancer.

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Accelerate Research  for the Cure

Accelerate Research for the Cure

82% of every donation funds research


Top 5 Discoveries of 2015 Mean More Lives Saved in 2016

2015 was as an exceptional year for science — in particular, genetics-based science that will directly affect the care and improve the outcome for prostate cancer patients worldwide.

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Empowering Researchers

PCF identifies the most promising research ideas and attracts brilliant individuals and teams of scientists, early in their careers, to PCF’s Research Enterprise. By channeling resources directly to the world’s top scientific minds, PCF is able to cut through red tape, speed scientific breakthroughs and deliver new treatments to patients.

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PCF has helped add more than 30 promising new medicines to research pipeline

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