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Sofrito

Download the recipe card Sofrito Makes 2 ½ cups Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 20-30 minutes Ingredients: 1 pound fresh ripe tomatoes 1 medium onion 1 red bell pepper 3 cloves garlic 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive-oil to taste - fresh herbs (such as basil, parsley, and/or cilantro) to taste. Read More

Memorials and Tributes

Memorialize your loved one by setting up a page . Invite friends and family to sign the guest book or make a donation. Need help setting up your page? Send an email to info@pcf.org and we will set up one for you. Read More

Start your own

One observation we often hear from families who have been affected by cancer is “I feel powerless against this disease. What can I do to help?” PCF community members are leading the way. Read More

07/12/2021

Targeting PSMA: Serious Side Effects, and Navigating a Safe Course (Part 4)

EFFORTS TO REDUCE SIDE EFFECTS So, with all this published success, is there a downside to radioligands?  Just like the use of magic in fairy tales – they come with a price.  The radioligands target the salivary glands, where there is a small amount of PSMA produced.  Beta particles such. Read More

07/01/2021

Targeting PSMA: Dramatic Success (Part 3)

PCF-funded investigator Neil Bander, M.D., Director of Urological Oncology Research at Weill Cornell and a pioneer in the study of PSMA (prostate-specific membrane antigen), developed an antibody that targets this molecule that sits on the surface of prostate cancer cells.  He later characterized PSMA, and found many reasons why it. Read More

06/16/2021

Screening and Family Risk

Get screened Prostate cancer screening starts with a simple blood test, called a PSA test. PSA stands for prostate specific antigen. When should you be screened? It depends on a few risk factors. Start to talk with your doctor about prostate cancer screening when you are age 40 if you. Read More

Jerk Kebabs

Download the recipe card Jerk Kebabs Recipe courtesy of Beth Ginsberg Number of servings: 8 Prep time: 30 minutes (plus marinating time) Cook time: 10 minutes Safety Note: Habanero peppers are extremely hot. Be careful when handling them not to touch your eyes or other sensitive areas. Ingredients: Jerk Marinade. Read More

06/10/2021

Targeting PSMA: Making it Happen (Part 2)

PCF-funded investigator Neil Bander, M.D., Director of Urological Oncology Research at Weill Cornell and a pioneer in the study of PSMA, saw the potential of targeting PSMA, a molecule that sits on the surface of prostate cancer cells, soon after it was discovered more than 30 years ago.  His PCF-funded. Read More

06/06/2021

Prostate Cancer Survivorship, Part 2

Matters of Survivorship: Sexual Health If you’re dealing with prostate cancer – the disease itself, or the aftermath of treatment – then you are dealing with issues of survivorship, says PCF-funded medical oncologist Alicia Morgans, M.D., M.P.H., soon to become the new Medical Director of Cancer Survivorship at Dana Farber.. Read More

06/06/2021

Prostate Cancer Survivorship, Part 3

Matters of Survivorship:  Fighting Back on ADT ADT will try to affect your overall health, but here’s the good news:  you can fight back, says PCF-funded medical oncologist Alicia Morgans, M.D., M.P.H., soon to be Medical Director of Cancer Survivorship at Dana Farber.  Arm yourself with what it might do,. Read More