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02/22/2021

Giving Cancer a “Brown-Out”

Just when it seems like the picture of diet and prostate cancer is finally coming into focus, PCF-funded scientist Nicole Simone, M.D., a radiation oncologist at Thomas Jefferson University, has added a new dimension.  It may not be just a question of the good foods you do eat, and the. Read More

Herb-Crusted Wild Salmon with Vegetable Ribbons

Download the recipe card Herb-Crusted Wild Salmon with Vegetable Ribbons Ingredients: • 2 4oz fillets of wild salmon (skin off and bones removed) • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil • 1 tsp shallots, chopped • 1 tsp garlic, chopped • 2 tbsp nuts, finely chopped • 1 tbsp fresh. Read More

02/16/2021

Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Don’t Accept Complacency!

“This is all we can do” is a phrase no cancer patient wants to hear, especially someone with metastatic disease.  Medical oncologist and PCF-funded investigator Andrew Armstrong, M.D., M.Sc., hears those six words a lot – from patients who have come to see him at Duke University’s Cancer Center, a. Read More

01/21/2021

The Best of the Best: Food Science and Prostate Cancer

In Part 4 of this 4-part series, Janet Farrar Worthington asks Harvard epidemiologist and PCF-funded scientist Lorelei Mucci, M.P.H., Sc.D., for her expert opinion on some of the top foods for prostate cancer.  Here’s the rundown, in no particular order: Your best diet is colorful: a rainbow of plant-based foods,. Read More

01/20/2021

What’s New in Inflammation and Prostate Cancer

Anti-Inflammatory Drugs If inflammation can lead to prostate cancer, could anti-inflammatory agents help protect against it?   Johns Hopkins epidemiologist and friend to PCF Elizabeth Platz, Sc.D., has been intrigued by this possibility for many years.  She is senior author of a new study on the use of aspirin and statins,. Read More

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