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PSMA Targeted Therapy Trial Results: New Hope For Men With Prostate Cancer

There is incredibly hopeful news on the horizon for men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). Today, promising results were released from a clinical trial of a revolutionary new class of therapy for mCRPC: a radioactive...

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Highly Sensitive New Type of Prostate Cancer Scan Gains FDA Approval

Highly Sensitive New Type of Prostate Cancer Scan Gains FDA Approval

https://youtu.be/DNCHBVMjhtU What this means for patients: Today, a new type of prostate cancer scan known as 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET was approved by the FDA. This new “PSMA PET” scan can detect prostate cancer metastases much earlier, when...

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Highly Sensitive New Type of Prostate Cancer Scan Gains FDA Approval
David Atkinson

Prostate Cancer Treatment at the VA: One Veteran’s Journey

David Atkinson has lived his life in service: from West Point, to boots on the ground at Operation Desert Storm in 1991, to his free time spent as a volunteer for the National Ski Patrol. He’s...

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National Cancer Survivors Day

Caring For Yourself During and After Prostate Cancer: Best Survivorship Stories

Today is National Cancer Survivors’ Day, when we celebrate people living with a history of cancer. It’s a day to reflect on what survivors bring to our community and to recognize the challenges they face during...

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National Cancer Survivors Day
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Your Best Life Before, During, and After Prostate Cancer

In this 4-part series, Janet Farrar Worthington talks with PCF-funded researchers Lorelei Mucci and June Chan to uncover the latest science around food, exercise, and prostate cancer. What does it mean to live your best life?...

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Bulls Eye Dart Target

Targeting PSMA: Amazing Potential (Part 1)

Nearly three decades ago, Neil Bander, M.D., now Director of Urological Oncology Research at Weill Cornell, saw the potential of a newly discovered molecule called PSMA to be used in two ways:  for imaging and also...

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Bulls Eye Dart Target
Mithen food molecule slide

The Complex, Natural Biochemistry of a Healthy Diet

During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, PCF hosted a webinar, “The Science of Nutrition and Prostate Cancer.” One of our panelists, the accomplished nutrition researcher Prof. Richard Mithen, presented an overview of diets and foods that have...

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Nutrition consultation

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...

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Nutrition consultation
drug treatment

Promising new treatment strategy for men with drug-resistant prostate cancer

A new experimental drug could offer a promising approach to treating men with advanced prostate cancer which does not respond to existing treatments, or develops resistance to them, researchers report. Their study reveals the chemical structure...

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Cancer and Pipette

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 –...

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Cancer and Pipette

spotlight

At Last, Clarity! 

John Strizver thought he was finished with prostate cancer 23 years ago, after a radical prostatectomy in 1998.  And, for many years, he was:  He and his wife, Janice, who live in California, got a motor...

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