12/21/2020

Love Story

Milton and Shawni Wilborn met in high school more than 30 years ago, but they weren’t high school sweethearts – although, they found out later, they both wanted to be.   “She was seeing someone else,” says Milton.  “I’d always try to talk to her; she would just giggle.  Senior year. Read More

Young Investigator Award – Class of 2020

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2020 recipients are: 2020 Tad Smith & Caroline Fitzgibbons-PCF Young Investigator Award Juan Arriaga, PhD Columbia University Medical Center Mentors: Cory Abate Shen, PhD; Andreas Califano, PhD; Mark Rubin, MD Investigating Novel Epigenetic Drivers of Bone Metastasis and Treatment Response in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. Read More

12/15/2020

Exercise is the Turbo Boost to a Healthy Prostate

In Part 3 of this 4-part series, Janet Farrar Worthington talks with PCF-funded epidemiologist June Chan about what a healthy heart has to do with preventing or slowing down prostate cancer. Exercise is the Turbo Boost to a Healthy Prostate  In the fight against prostate cancer, exercise is the gift. Read More

12/08/2020

Personalized Active Surveillance, Safer Surgery

What’s the best course of treatment for men with localized prostate cancer?  That’s actually a trick question: it depends on the individual patient, there are several good choices – and Johns Hopkins urologist Christian Pavlovich, M.D., Director of the Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Program, is working to expand the range. Read More

12/03/2020

PSMA-PET Imaging: Finding the Needles in the Haystack

“If we can see it on PSMA-PET, we can treat it, right?” “My PSA is no longer undetectable after surgery, but cancer didn’t show up on a PSMA-PET scan.  Do I still need radiation therapy?” “I’m at high risk of cancer recurrence.  A bone scan was negative, but the PSMA-PET. Read More

11/23/2020

What’s Good for Your Prostate is Good For All of You

In Part 2 of this 4-part series, Janet Farrar Worthington talks with PCF-funded researcher Lorelei Mucci about sugar, the Mediterranean Diet, and how a heart-healthy diet helps fight cancer. Check out Part 1 to learn about the nuts-and-bolts of nutrition studies and anti-inflammatory foods. What’s Good for Your Prostate is. Read More

Challenge Awards – Class of 2020

The PCF Challenge Award Winners - Class of 2020 recipients are: 2020 PCF Challenge Award Principal Investigators: Rahul Aggarwal, MD (University of California, San Francisco), Lawrence Fong, MD, (University of California, San Francisco), Michael Evans, PhD (University of California, San Francisco), Thomas Hope, MD (University of California, San Francisco) Co-Investigators:. Read More

11/17/2020

Hope Through Science

Have hope. Don’t despair. There are so many more options out there. We’re going to do everything we can. Those are the words that kept Pat McGuire going through more than a few bouts with bad news. But he wasn’t always so hopeful. Pat has faced some dark days. Pat. Read More

11/12/2020

Fruit Cobbler

Fruit Cobbler Fresh fruits: 6 cups fresh fruit (assorted berries, sliced stone fruit, or a combination) 3/4 cup organic corn starch or arrowroot 1/2 cup sugar/maple sugar/coconut sugar/date sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp cinnamon   Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Place in a 9-inch pie. Read More

11/12/2020

Lemon Ginger Basil Broccoli Soup

Lemon Ginger Basil Broccoli Soup 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 shallot, chopped 2 tsp fresh ginger, peeled, chopped 1 stalk broccoli, chopped (about 2-3 cups) 1 small russet potato, chopped (about 1 cup) 1 cup frozen green peas 5 large basil leaves, chopped juice of. Read More