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01/25/2017

PCF Statement On Nomination Of Dr. David Shulkin As VA Secretary

SANTA MONICA, CA—January 25, 2016—President and CEO of the of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Dr. Jonathan W. Simons, MD, today released the following statement regarding President Donald J. Trump’s nominee to be secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Dr. Shulkin is currently serving as the undersecretary for.

01/05/2017

Roswell Park Research Helps Explain Why Androgen-Deprivation Therapy Doesn’t Work for Many Prostate Cancers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (Roswell Park Cancer Institute) — Metastatic prostate cancer, or prostate cancer that has spread to other organs, is incurable. In new research published in the journal Science, Roswell Park Cancer Institute scientists have identified two gatekeeper genes that allow prostate cancer to progress and resist treatment. Their work.

12/20/2016

Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Prostate Cancer Foundation Announce Their Commitment to Support the Blood Profiling Atlas in Cancer

In alignment with VP Biden’s Cancer Moonshot initiative, the Blood PAC formed in October 2016 to support progress towards patient benefit through research.

12/08/2016

Prostate Cancer Foundation Statement on the Historic 21st Century Cures Act

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) applauds Congress and the White House for the strong, bipartisan show of support for the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 34). Following the Senate’s passage  by a vote of 94 to 5, Congressional leaders signed the bill at this morning’s Enrollment Ceremony. The House had previously passed the game-changing medical innovation.

12/01/2016

Holiday Cards Commemorating Musician Dan Fogelberg Now Available Sales Will Benefit The Prostate Cancer Foundation

PR Newswire, SANTA MONICA, CA December 1, 2016 The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announces that holiday cards designed by Jean Fogelberg in memory of her husband, musician Dan Fogelberg, are now available for purchase. Fogelberg passed away from prostate cancer in 2007 at the age of 56. A portion of.

11/29/2016

VA Partners with Prostate Cancer Foundation to Expand Clinical Research

WASHINGTON – As a national leader in oncology advancement and as the largest integrated healthcare system in the nation, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced an important and substantial partnership with the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to prevent, screen and promote research to speed the development of treatments.

10/24/2016

Genetic Counseling Center Dedicated To Advanced Prostate Cancer Opens In Seattle

Prostate cancer is one of the most heritable forms of cancer. Hereditary mutations in “DNA repair” genes – BRCA1, BRCA2, and others – which are best known for their association with breast and ovarian cancer predisposition, are now known to be associated with advanced prostate cancer. In fact, ~12% of.

10/10/2016

Gene Identified that Drives Aggressive Prostate Cancer

An overactive gene appears to cause some prostate cancers to transform from a typical tumor type to a much more aggressive form of the disease, according to new research at Weill Cornell Medicine. The Prostate Cancer Foundation supported the study through a Janssen-PCF Challenge Award, which funds research conducted by.

09/25/2016

Arnold Palmer

The Prostate Cancer Foundation celebrates the life and legacy of our friend, golf icon Arnold Palmer, who passed away on September 25, 2016. A legend in the truest sense of the word, he possessed a unique charisma that transcended his performance on the fairway. There is no question that Mr..