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Highlights of ASCO GU 2022, Part 2

Informing care for intermediate-risk cancer, a new imaging tracer, and understanding the effects of PSA screening recommendations Clinicians and researchers gathered last month at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers Symposium (ASCO GU) — some in-person in San Francisco, some tuning in virtually. Hundreds of presentations covered advances. Read More

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Breaking News: First-in-Class Radioligand Therapy Approved for Advanced Prostate Cancer

What this means for patients: Today, a new treatment known as 177lutetium-PSMA-617 (Lu-PSMA; trade name PluvitcoTM) was approved by the FDA for certain patients with advanced prostate cancer. This medicine delivers a small dose of radiation attached to a molecule that specifically binds to prostate cancer cells. It has been shown to. Read More

Doctor Hands

How PCF is Furthering Health Equity and Combating Prostate Cancer Disparities

In the U.S., 1 in 8 men in their lifetime will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. But the disease does not affect all men equally. 1 in 6 Black men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime and they are more than 2 times as likely to die. Read More

Brussels

Roasted Spring Brussels Sprouts

It’s spring. That means the grocery stores will begin to fill with a glorious abundance of seasonal fruits and vegetables. For some, April also means a family gathering filled with traditional Easter dishes and Easter bunny treats. Whether you celebrate Easter or just worship the leaves and flowers popping through. Read More

ASCO

Highlights of ASCO GU 2022, Part 1

Combination treatments for metastatic disease Clinicians and researchers gathered last month at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers Symposium (ASCO GU) — some in-person in San Francisco, some tuning in virtually. Hundreds of presentations covered advances in screening, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and survivorship in prostate and other GU. Read More

Fish on a plate

Less Meat, Less Prostate Cancer?

People often have questions about whether specific foods—such as meat—might increase their risk of prostate cancer or other diseases. A new study of more than 200,000 men in the U.K. found that men who were vegetarian, and men who ate fish (but no meat), were less likely to be diagnosed. Read More

Black History Month

Focus on Disparities Research in Prostate Cancer

During Black History Month, we honor and celebrate the contributions of Black people in art, science, politics, and many other areas. As the theme of Black History Month this year is Black Health & Wellness, it is an opportunity to raise awareness of efforts to combat systemic racism and reduce. Read More

Salt

More Whole Foods, Less Salt

We’ll say it upfront: This month’s recipe for Roasted Vegetables and Tofu with Savory Sauce has (potentially) a lot of salt. If you’re watching your salt intake, enjoy a light drizzle of sauce on your veggies by using a clean fork, rather than a spoon, to serve, so it’s easier. Read More

How Much Should You Eat

How Much Should You Eat?

As the New Year begins, many people look at their lifestyle habits and think about ways to feel healthier in the coming months. Two key pieces of eating well are 1) the best foods and 2) the optimal amount of food. #1 has some variation among individuals, but research has. Read More

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From the Prostate Cancer Research Desk

What’s new in prostate cancer research? Highlights from this edition: The potential benefits of yoga Representation by race/ethnicity in clinical trials The phenomenon of treatment regret Yoga Improves Quality of Life in Men Newly Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer Nearly one-third of men diagnosed with prostate cancer experience anxiety and distress. Read More