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One Veteran's Story: PCF Leads the Way With Cancer Research for Veterans

The man with the great smile is Ken Schweizer. He’s 78 but doesn’t look it, a Korean War Veteran who’s been living with prostate cancer for...

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Our research fights it. Your passion defeats it.

Prostate Cancer Foundation is Now "Curing Together"

Our mission is to cure prostate cancer once and for all, but we can’t do it alone.

Our research fights it. Your passion defeats it.

 

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Accelerate Research for the Cure

82% of every donation funds research

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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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You can almost say that prostate cancer liberated me and freed me to not put things off...to live life as it is meant to be.

-Muhit Rahman, Survivor Muhit'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

Take Back Your Sex Life

Surgery or radiation treatment for localized prostate cancer doesn’t mean that your sex life has to be over. But a big part of this may be up to you – and it’s not just that part....

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African-American? What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer

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

African Descent

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?

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Top Research Stories for 2016 Number 5

Identifying the new “weak spots” in the “soft underbelly” of the most aggressive forms of prostate cancer is the ultimate PCF R+D finding. In 2016, two PCF research teams of over 50 scientists studying a protein called N-Myc, found a major vulnerable new drug target.

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

2016 Scientific Retreat