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From the White House: A Proclamation on National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, 2022

Repost from: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2022/08/31/a-proclamation-on-national-prostate-cancer-awareness-month-2022/ During National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we recommit ourselves to taking on a cancer that will affect over 260,000 people in America this year alone.  It is for those we have lost, those who continue to fight, and those who will undergo this battle in the future that. Read More


PACT Act Expands Health Care for Veterans

Earlier this month, President Biden signed into law S. 3373, “The Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promises to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act of 2022.” Prostate Cancer Foundation President and CEO Dr. Charles J. Ryan had the privilege of representing PCF at the White House signing ceremony. The. Read More


From the Prostate Cancer Research Desk: Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines, PSA Screening

In this roundup of recent prostate cancer research, data from the U.S. Veterans Health Administration yields insights into the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination and of PSA screening. COVID-19 vaccination protects patients with cancer against infection and death In case you needed another reason to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster,. Read More

Easy Fish Tacos

Easy Fish Tacos Adapted from delish.com Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: Fish 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Juice of 1 lime 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. paprika 1/2 tsp. ground cumin 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 1 1/2 lb. cod (or other flaky white. Read More


Easy Fish Tacos

As the heat of summer continues, it’s a good time to leave the oven off and opt for a quick, healthy, stovetop-only dinner. This fish taco recipe allows you to make the fresh corn-and-cabbage slaw while the fish marinates in a simple, clean mix of olive oil, lime juice, and. Read More


Breaking News: FDA Approves Darolutamide for Metastatic Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer

Today, the FDA approved darolutamide in combination with docetaxel chemotherapy for patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (mHSPC). This means that patients with mHSPC (prostate cancer that has spread beyond the prostate and is responsive to hormone therapy, or who have not yet received hormone therapy) have an additional treatment. Read More


Researchers Identify a New Subtype of Advanced Prostate Cancer

A PCF-funded study published in the prestigious journal Science has identified a new subtype of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Understanding how genes and proteins “drive” this particular type of cancer may lead to new treatments. In the early stages, prostate cancer cells are driven by androgens (e.g., testosterone), which naturally. Read More


Plant-Based Diets and Prostate Cancer

“Plant-based” foods are increasingly on the radar. You can grab a green juice at most chain coffee shops, a decent salad at airport restaurants, or a meat-free veggie burger at some locations of the major burger chains. And at many local grocery stores or farmers’ markets, you can purchase ingredients. Read More


Does Testosterone Cause Prostate Cancer?

As men age, their testosterone levels can fall: by one estimate, 39% of men aged 45-85 have blood testosterone levels considered low (less than 300 ng/mL). Many have no symptoms, but some men may experience symptoms such as low mood, low energy, weight gain, and low sex drive, leading them. Read More


Meet Chuck Ryan, M.D.

“I don’t think we’ve ever been in a more exciting time in prostate cancer and oncology, with advances in targeted therapies, hormonal therapies, cellular therapies, radioligand therapies.  We don’t know what’s the next big thing, but we know that all of those approaches can be refined even further.  We’ve got. Read More