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06/21/2021

NBA Legend and Prostate Cancer Survivor Kareem Abdul-jabbar Featured in New Public Service Announcement by the Prostate Cancer Foundation and NBA Cares Launched on Father’s Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., and NEW YORK, NY – June 21, 2021 – June is Men’s Health Awareness Month and six-time NBA Champion, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer and prostate cancer survivor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has partnered with the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and NBA Cares in a new public service... Read More

06/10/2021

Baseball Hall of Fame Manager and Special Assistant to the Commissioner Joe Torre Partners with the Prostate Cancer Foundation to Support the 25th Annual Home Run Challenge and Tour

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 10, 2021 – With baseball fans returning to ballparks this spring, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), Major League Baseball (MLB), and Joe Torre – Hall of Fame Manager and MLB Special Assistant to the Commissioner – are teaming up for the 25th Annual Home Run Challenge... Read More

05/25/2021

Prostate Cancer Foundation, University Of California, San Francisco Partner To Advance Prostate Cancer Treatment For U.S. Veterans

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 25, 2021 — In recognition of Military Appreciation Month, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announced today its new $2.5 million commitment to launch the Drew Foundation Precision Oncology Center of Excellence in collaboration with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco VA Health... Read More

05/25/2021

The Prostate Cancer Foundation and Former Baseball Pitcher Gregg Olson are Challenging Americans to “Go The Distance” During Men’s Health Month

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 25, 2021 – Just in time to kick-off summer, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and Baltimore Oriole Hall of Famer and prostate cancer survivor Gregg Olson have joined forces to help Americans get in shape while raising money and awareness for life-saving prostate cancer research during... Read More

03/11/2021

Kristen Bell Selects the Winners of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s Fourth Annual True Love Contest

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 11, 2021– The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and actress Kristen Bell announced today the winners of the fourth annual TRUE Love Contest that honors caregivers and supporters of prostate cancer patients. Bell chose two heartfelt stories of compassionate care from among many inspirational submissions – one... Read More

02/17/2021

Study Training Dogs to Detect Prostate Cancer Gets One Paw Closer to a ‘Robotic Nose’ to Diagnose the Disease, Including Most Lethal Form

MILTON KEYNES, UK,  and LOS ANGELES, Calif., February 17, 2021 – New research from a multi-national, cross-disciplinary team of scientists from Medical Detection Dogs (MDD) in the UK, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Johns Hopkins University – and a friendly pair of specially trained cancer-sniffing dogs... Read More

01/27/2021

The Prostate Cancer Foundation, the Atlanta Hawks, and other NBA Teams Join Forces for the Third Annual PCF Black History Month Assist Challenge

LOS ANGELES, Calif., January 27, 2021 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) has once again drafted teams from the NBA to help fight prostate cancer with the Third Annual PCF Black History Month Assist Challenge in February. Teams participating during the month-long fundraiser and awareness campaign include the Atlanta Hawks, Chicago... Read More

01/26/2021

The Prostate Cancer Foundation and Kristen Bell Honor Caregivers with Fourth Annual True Love Contest

LOS ANGELES, Calif., January 26, 2021 – Beginning February 1st, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) will launch its Fourth Annual TRUE Love contest to honor family and caregivers for their diligent work in caring for their loved ones or patients living with prostate cancer. The comfort and care that dedicated... Read More

12/31/2020

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Announces 2020 Challenge Awards Totaling More Than $11 Million For Prostate Cancer Research

LOS ANGELES, Calif., December 31, 2020 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced the 2020 Class of PCF Team Challenge Award recipients and a total of $11 million in funding for innovative prostate cancer research. PCF Challenge Awards fund international, multi-institutional, cross-disciplinary teams of investigators conducting highly innovative research... Read More

12/22/2020

The Prostate Cancer Foundation challenges Americans to kick the New Year Off Right by taking the “21 In 21” pledge

LOS ANGELES, Calif., December 22, 2020 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) challenges Americans to show their support for men affected by prostate cancer and raise awareness about the link between healthy lifestyles and reduced cancer risk by making a New Year’s resolution to make 21 simple, healthy lifestyle changes in... Read More