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11/11/2020

Prostate Cancer Foundation, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Oregon Health & Science University Partner to Advance Prostate Cancer Treatment for Our Nation’s Veterans

LOS ANGELES, Calif., November 11, 2020 — In recognition of Veterans Day, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced its new $5 million commitment to launch two new Centers of Excellence in collaboration with the VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) and... Read More

11/09/2020

VA, Prostate Cancer Foundation to expand genetic services to Veterans through nursing research pilot initiative

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today a new nursing research and training collaboration with the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) focused on expanding the role of advanced practice registered (APRN) nurses in the genetic services workforce and the delivery of precision oncology patient care. The expansion includes the creation of... Read More

10/14/2020

The Prostate Cancer Foundation 27th Annual Scientific Retreat to Cover Latest Discoveries in Prostate Cancer Research Including COVID-19 Link, Racial Disparities, and Clinical Advances

LOS ANGELES, Calif., October, 14, 2020 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announced today the program for its prestigious 27th Annual Scientific Retreat taking place October 20-23, 2020, which will be presented for the first time in a virtual format to a vast worldwide audience. This year’s program will cover the... Read More

09/29/2020

Depend® brand partners with Mark Teixeira to announce Stand Strong for Men’s Health™ campaign benefitting the Prostate Cancer Foundation

NEENAH, Wis., Sept. 29, 2020 — In honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Depend brand announced today its partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Mark Teixeira and the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) for the Stand Strong for Men’s Health™ campaign, an initiative to destigmatize male incontinence and celebrate... Read More

08/18/2020

The Prostate Cancer Foundation and Actor Harry Lennix Challenge Americans to “Eat It To Beat It” During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

LOS ANGELES, Calif., August 18, 2020 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) challenges Americans to show their support for men affected by prostate cancer by taking a simple challenge to eat 30 healthy foods during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September. Actor and PCF celebrity ambassador Harry Lennix joins PCF’s “Eat... Read More

07/21/2020

The Prostate Cancer Foundation and Robert F. Smith Announce New Effort to Address Health Disparities for African American Men

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 21, 2020 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and Robert F. Smith, founder, chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, announce a new effort to reduce deaths from prostate cancer, one of the largest health disparities facing African American men today. “As African American men are... Read More

07/20/2020

Prostate Cancer Metastasis Linked to Revival of Dormant Molecular Program

When prostate cancer progresses to a more-dangerous metastatic state, it does so by resurrecting dormant molecular mechanisms that had guided the fetal development of the prostate gland but had been subsequently switched off, say scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The study, an international collaboration with The Netherlands Cancer Institute, was published in Nature... Read More

07/07/2020

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Collaboration with Pan-Cancer Consortium Clarifies and Promotes Consistent Use of Common Terms for Biomarker and Germline Genetic Testing

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 7, 2020 — The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) has collaborated with a consortium of 41 leading patient advocacy organizations, professional societies and industry partners to publish a white paper detailing recommendations for the use of testing terminology in precision medicine for patient education throughout the cancer... Read More

06/09/2020

New Recommendations Offer Guidance for Clinicians & Patients on Implementing Genetic Testing for Prostate Cancer

PHILADELPHIA — An international panel of experts led by researchers and thought-leaders at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health (SKCC) and the Department of Urology at Jefferson have published the first multidisciplinary, consensus-driven prostate cancer genetic implementation framework for the precision medicine era. The consensus framework is a... Read More

05/30/2020

ASCO 2020: Blood Test Predicts Response to Prostate Cancer Treatment

A new blood test can predict how well men with advanced prostate cancer will respond to treatment and could replace some of the existing methods used to characterise and track the disease. The non-invasive test is less painful and cheaper than tissue biopsies and can help pick out men who... Read More