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Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A team of researchers led by PCF-funded investigator Dr. Dan Spratt has released a framework for the use of radiation oncology in prostate cancer during COVID-19. The team rapidly reviewed the available literature and issued recommendations for clinicians when considering radiation therapy for prostate cancer patients. The goal is to. Read More


Considering Joining a Prostate Cancer Support Group? Here’s What You Need to Know

When we at PCF and Us TOO first started collaborating on this article, it was business-as-usual: once a man, his partner, or loved one was ready to join a support group, they could call around or look online to find a nearby group, confirm the details, and meet a roomful. Read More


Treatment of Oligometastasis: Update from the ORIOLE Study

To the growing list of strategies for attacking prostate cancer, let us add this approach:  Whack-a-Mole. That’s how Johns Hopkins radiation oncologist Phuoc Tran, M.D., Ph.D., describes it to his patients.  The actual scientific name for this highly sophisticated strategy is stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR, highly focused, intense doses of. Read More


What If Your Treatment is Delayed?

So, you’ve got localized prostate cancer, you’ve decided to get it treated with either surgery or radiation, and you have steeled yourself to get on with it.  You’ve been through a lot already: from the PSA results to coming to terms with the fact that you have prostate cancer.   You. Read More

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Thank you for your inquiry about employment opportunities. Currently we don't have any open positions but if you are interested in possible future opportunities please send your CV to info@pcf.org. Read More


Breaking Down Barriers to Treatment – Literally

In the past few years, several new treatment options have become available to patients with advanced prostate cancer. Radionuclide therapy is a new class of treatments which uses a hybrid “targeting” molecule to bind to a target protein on prostate cancer cells and a radioactive “killing” molecule to destroy the. Read More


Surgery, Short-Course ADT, Radiation, and Remission

In 2013, Allan Odden was 70, newly retired from a career as a college professor, in good health, walking four miles a day, playing golf and bridge, and ready to enjoy many more years with his wife, Eleanor.  When he went for his yearly physical, his doctor asked if he. Read More


External-Beam Radiation for Prostate Cancer: Practical Tips

If you are about to undergo external-beam radiation for prostate cancer, you may find that the treatments themselves are easy.  Preparing for the daily treatments, however, may take some getting used to – but you can do it! Here with some tips is University of Michigan radiation oncologist and Prostate. Read More


Another Year Older, Another Year Better! Part 2

In part 1 we looked at some exercise and diet changes that can help you get and stay healthier.  Here are some more tips to help you renew yourself in 2020! What about testosterone?  If you are a man taking hormone therapy (androgen deprivation therapy, or ADT for short) for. Read More


Another Year Older, Another Year Better!

Welcome to 2020!  It’s the Chinese year of the Rat – the first in the 12-year rotation of zodiac signs, which means that this is a year of renewal.  What better way to start fresh than to make a few simple changes – so you can feel better and look. Read More