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06/02/2022

Doug Maddox: Survivor

There is no status quo when you live with cancer.   Doug Maddox, a U.S. Army Veteran who served in the Vietnam War, understands this quite well.  He has been battling prostate cancer for more than a decade, and has met everything the disease has thrown at him with courage and. Read More

05/25/2022

Tips to “Keep Dad In the Game”

June is a busy month. The baseball season is in full swing. Men’s Health Week is June 13-19, with Father’s Day on June 19. During the Home Run Challenge, May 27- June 19, PCF is traveling to ballparks across the U.S. to spread the word about prostate cancer awareness and. Read More

05/25/2022

A Powerful Advocate

It’s good to have friends in high places, and men with prostate cancer have a knowledgeable and powerful advocate working for them:  Karen Knudsen, Ph.D., M.B.A., a PCF-funded investigator who in 2021 became the first woman, and the first basic science researcher, to be named CEO of the American Cancer. Read More

05/20/2022

Prostate Cancer Survivorship, Part 1

            Survivor.  What does that word bring to mind?  (Besides, of course, the name of the rock band whose song, “Eye of the Tiger,” went double-platinum in 1982 and was the theme of “Rocky III.”)             There are more prostate cancer survivors now than ever before.  More men are being. Read More

05/20/2022

You’ve Got Prostate Cancer. Now What? Read This First.

You’ve had the PSA test – or more likely, several of them – plus the digital rectal exam, and one or both of these suggested that you needed a biopsy.  The biopsy was not fun, but you did it, and then you waited for a pathologist to look at the. Read More

05/20/2022

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., Medical Director of Cancer Survivorship at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Sexual health is. Read More

05/20/2022

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., Medical Director of Cancer Survivorship at Dana Farber Cancer Institute.  Be aware of what it might do, and. Read More

05/18/2022

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

05/17/2022

Legal Counsel

About the Prostate Cancer Foundation The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world’s leading philanthropic organization dedicated to funding life-saving prostate cancer research. Founded in 1993 by Mike Milken, PCF has raised close to $1 billion in support of cutting-edge research by more than 2,200 research projects at 245 leading. Read More

05/17/2022

Administrative Assistant to the Chief Development Officer

About the Prostate Cancer Foundation The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world’s leading philanthropic organization dedicated to funding life-saving prostate cancer research. Founded in 1993 by Mike Milken, PCF has raised close to $1 billion in support of cutting-edge research by more than 2,200 research projects at 245 leading. Read More