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10/27/2017

The 24th Annual Scientific Retreat Recap

In October 2017, the Prostate Cancer Foundation held its 24th Annual Scientific Retreat.  Like no other gathering in the industry, the retreat brings together the best and the brightest minds working on prostate cancer to share research, report on new results for patients, and participate in unprecedented collaborations.  This year,. Read More

10/19/2016

RFA Notification List Sign Up

PCF Research Awards Notification If you would like to be notified when the next research RFA is available, please provide your email address in the blue box. Go here for more information. Read More

10/13/2016

New Clinical Trial Methods Accelerate Research and Development

Prostate cancer can be slow to progress, frustrating the development of new therapies for patients with early, high-risk disease. New results from ICECaP (Intermediate Clinical Endpoints for Cancer of the Prostate), a PCF-supported initiative led by Dr. Christopher Sweeney, will cut the time required to assess new therapies for aggressive. Read More

10/06/2016

Progress Report: Andrew Armstrong, MD, MSc

Investigator: Andrew Armstrong, MD, MSc – Associate Professor, Duke University Linking Epithelial and Stemness Plasticity with Prostate Cancer Metastasis and the Lethal Phenotype The mechanism by which cancer cells spread from the primary tumor to distant sites in the body (the process of metastasis) is not fully understood. Scientists hypothesize. Read More

10/06/2016

Progress Reports

As part of the award agreement, investigators are expected to make routine progress reports. Members of PCF’s Science Department regularly meet with the award winners to check in on their research. Please check back for new reports as they will be posted as processed. 2009 Creativity Award Reports Cory Abate-Shen, PhD Shelton Earp,. Read More

10/05/2016

A New Generation of Researchers Pioneers Life Saving Solutions

PCF's Young Investigator Program gives recent MDs and PhDs the opportunity to conduct breakthrough research at a critical point in their careers as professional scientists. For these researchers, the first 7 or so years following the conferral of the terminal degree is a precarious and uncertain time. Academic positions are in. Read More

10/03/2016

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? Read More

08/09/2016

Prostate Cancer Dream Challenge

The Prostate Cancer DREAM Challenge launched on March 16th and will be running through July 2015; this project is a collaboration with Project Data Sphere, LLC, the DREAM Project, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, and Sage Bionetworks. The objectives of the Challenge are to: address clinically relevant research questions regarding patients. Read More

08/09/2016

PCF Celebrates the Life and Legacy of our Dear Friend and Honorary Board Member Jerry Weintraub

The Prostate Cancer Foundation wishes to celebrate the life and legacy of our dear friend and honorary board member Jerry Weintraub, who passed away on July 6, 2015. His larger than life persona was always evident in his considerable accomplishments as a producer, manager and leader in the arts and. Read More