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New Clinical Trial Methods Accelerate Research and Development

New Clinical Trial Methods Accelerate Research and Development

Prostate cancer can be slow to progress, frustrating the development of new therapies for patients with early, high-risk disease. New results from ICECaP (Intermediate Clinical Endpoints for Cancer of the...Read More

Interview with an Expert: Active Surveillance

Interview with an Expert: Active Surveillance

Christopher Barbieri, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Urology Assistant Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology Weill Cornell Medicine New York Presbyterian Medical Center “There’s no one way to select candidates for active...Read More

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Active Surveillance:  What You Need to Know

Is active surveillance right for you?  The answer to this question varies, depending on a bunch of factors: your particular form of prostate cancer, your age and general health, and...Read More

A Not-So-Good Practice Proves Harmful in African-American Men

A Not-So-Good Practice Proves Harmful in African-American Men

It wasn’t that great of an idea to start with: giving hormonal therapy to lower testosterone in men with localized prostate cancer to make them eligible for radiation seed treatment....Read More

For Some Advanced Cancers, What Might be Cures

For Some Advanced Cancers, What Might be Cures

We may have turned the corner.  We’re not there yet, but wow, are we hopeful!  At the Prostate Cancer Foundation, our goal has always been to put ourselves out of...Read More

Genes that Discriminate

Genes that Discriminate

“African-American men are discriminated against by prostate cancer, and for the first time, we know why.”  This was oncologist Jonathan Simons, M.D., CEO of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, talking to...Read More

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On the Horizon: Understanding Exactly How Prostate Cancer Targets Men of African Ancestry

When it comes to lethal prostate cancer, men of African descent are born with a genetic Achilles heel – or more likely, several points of weakness that make them vulnerable....Read More

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Prostate Cancer and African Ancestry

Men of African descent are more likely to develop prostate cancer, and African American men are more than twice as likely caucasian men to die from it. Although lifestyle habits...Read More

Treatment for Prostate Cancer: Surgery

Treatment for Prostate Cancer: Surgery

The operation to remove the prostate, called a radical prostatectomy, is one of the most difficult surgical procedures there is. There are several reasons for this:  One is simply the...Read More

On the Horizon: More Accurate Biopsy

On the Horizon: More Accurate Biopsy

First, for the future, we have something we’ve never had in the past: excellent imaging of the prostate. Thanks to multi-parametric MRI, doctors have an unprecedented look inside this difficult-to-access gland. It’s...Read More