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Hawks Raise $144,000 for Fifth Annual ‘Black History Month Assist Challenge’ to Support the Prostate Cancer Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 3/3/23 CONTACT: Max Strauss or Malynda Washington, Hawks Brand Communications, [email protected] More than $777,000 Donated to the Prostate Cancer Foundation Since the Launch of Campaign in 2019 ATLANTA – Earlier this evening at the Hawks’ game, the Atlanta Hawks Foundation presented a check of $144,000 to the... Read More


Prostate Cancer Foundation-Funded Genetic Study of Men of African Ancestry Finds New Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

The largest-ever genetic study of prostate cancer in Black men identified nine new gene variants that increase risk, determined polygenic risk score can predict more aggressive disease.  LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 3, 2023 – One in six Black men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in... Read More


Prostate Cancer Foundation-Funded Research Identifies Promising Combination Immunotherapy Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Study defines a mechanism by which prostate cancer cells evade the immune system and a possible new precision immunotherapy regimen that counters it in an aggressive form of advanced disease.  LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 2, 2023 – Immunotherapies have successfully treated many types of cancer with the exception of advanced... Read More


The Prostate Cancer Foundation Launches ‘Black Men: Know Your Risk’ Campaign and Teams Up with Atlanta Hawks for ‘Black History Month Assist Challenge’ to Raise Awareness and Funds for Prostate Cancer Research

PCF campaign urges men to ‘Know Your Risk’ for prostate cancer, especially Black men who are more than twice as likely to die from the disease.  LOS ANGELES, Calif., February 1, 2023 – This February the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is teaming up with the Atlanta Hawks for the fifth... Read More


The Prostate Cancer Foundation Announces 2022 Challenge Awards Totaling More Than $12 Million for Prostate Cancer Research

LOS ANGELES, Calif., January 31, 2023 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced the 2022 Class of PCF Team Challenge Award recipients and a total of more than $12 million in funding for innovative prostate cancer research. PCF Challenge Awards fund international, multi-institutional, cross-disciplinary teams of investigators conducting highly... Read More


Prostate Cancer Foundation Health Equities Expert Panel to Establish Screening Guidelines for Black Men

Leading organization for prostate cancer research aims to reduce Black disparities through screening, early detection, and disease awareness LOS ANGELES, Calif., January 11, 2023 – In its ongoing work to address health disparities for Black men related to prostate cancer, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced it is convening... Read More


The Prostate Cancer Foundation and ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer Announce 2022 Young Investigator Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif., December 14, 2022 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and ZERO today announced the 2022 ZERO-PCF VAlor Young Investigator Award for innovative research into the causes of racial disparities in prostate cancer and potential strategies to reduce them. The $225,000 ZERO-PCF VAlor Young  Investigator Award was awarded... Read More


The Prostate Cancer Foundation Mourns Death of Esteemed Board Member Arthur H. Kern

LOS ANGELES, Calif., December 7, 2022 – With great sadness, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today shares the news of the loss of our dear friend and esteemed PCF Board member (Emeritus) Arthur H. Kern, who passed away on November 16, 2022, at the age of 76. Art was incredibly... Read More


The Prostate Cancer Foundation Announces Inaugural $30 Million TACTICAL Awards Program for Innovative Prostate Cancer Research

LOS ANGELES, Calif., December 6, 2022 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced four inaugural Class of 2022 TACTICAL (Therapy ACceleration To Intercept CAncer Lethality) Award recipients. This $30 million program will support cross-disciplinary pioneering research toward the goal of developing 21st Century therapies for the most life-threatening form... Read More


The Prostate Cancer Foundation Appoints William K. Oh, MD, as Chief Medical Officer

Los Angeles, Calif., November 16, 2022 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), the world’s leading philanthropic organization dedicated to funding life-saving prostate cancer research, today announced that William K. Oh, MD, an internationally recognized genitourinary (GU) oncologist with expertise in the use of systemic treatments for prostate cancer, has been... Read More