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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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