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10/08/2018

Baylor research team awarded $6.3 million NCI grant to develop tools to better understand disparities in prostate, breast cancers

Original Press Release Issued by: Baylor College of Medicine HOUSTON – (Oct. 3, 2018) – As part of the Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot initiative, the National Cancer Institute has awarded $6.3 million dollars to Dr. Nicholas Mitsiades and a multidisciplinary, collaborative team at Baylor College of Medicine to establish a... Read More

10/02/2018

Clovis Oncology Receives Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Rubraca® (rucaparib) for Treatment of BRCA1/2-Mutated Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)

Breakthrough Therapy designation (BTD) granted to Rubraca based on initial data from ongoingTRITON2 Phase 2 study in advanced prostate cancer The data set from the TRITON2 study which supported BTD will be presented at the 2018 ESMO Congress later this month in Munich    BOULDER, Colo. (BUSINESS WIRE) -- October... Read More

10/01/2018

MD Anderson Immunologist Jim Allison Awarded Nobel Prize

Original Press Release issued by: MD Anderson News Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology and executive director of the Immunotherapy Platform at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, today was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for launching an effective new way to attack cancer by treating the immune system... Read More

09/18/2018

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Reveals the First National Report About Lack Of Basic Prostate Cancer Understanding in The U.S.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., September 18, 2018 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today released the results of its first national public awareness report about risks, actions and attitudes toward prostate cancer in the PCF 3P Report 2018: Public Perception of Prostate Cancer. The PCF 3P Report indicates that 69% of... Read More

FinditParts Announces First Ever Matching Donation Campaign in Commercial Vehicle Industry to Raise Funds And Awareness for Prostate Cancer Research

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 12, 2018) -- FinditParts, the number one supplier of heavy duty truck and trailer parts online, today pledged its commitment to the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s (PCF) community fundraising initiative, Many vs Cancer, to match 100 percent of donations made through its website beginning in September which is... Read More

09/04/2018

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Launches PSA Starring Actor Dax Shepard and First-Ever PCF Pushup Challenge as Part of Its ‘Do Blue’ Campaign to Kick-off Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

LOS ANGELES, Calif., September 4, 2018 – This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s (PCF) efforts of advancing prostate cancer research. In honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month this September, PCF is making it the Prostate Cancer ACTION month to create awareness, spark conversations and raise... Read More

09/04/2018

Immunotherapy could offer hope for some men with aggressive prostate cancers

Original Press Release issued by: The Institute of Cancer Research, London Study finds that a subset of men with prostate cancer have ‘mismatch’ DNA repair defects in their tumours These men have very aggressive disease with worse survival on currently available therapies BUT are more likely to benefit from immunotherapy New... Read More

08/28/2018

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Announces Recipients of the 2018 PCF Young Investigator Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., August 28, 2018 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announced today that it has granted a total of $6 million to 29 promising early career scientists dedicated to advancing critical research in developing better early detection methods, improving life-saving treatments and finding a cure for prostate cancer.... Read More

08/16/2018

The Prostate Cancer Foundation and the Movember Foundation Announce 2018 Challenge Awards Winners

SANTA MONICA, Calif., August 16, 2018 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and the Movember Foundation today announced four new Movember Foundation-PCF Challenge Award teams at some of the world’s leading academic research institutions will receive a total of $3.5 million to support cross-disciplinary pioneering research toward the goal of finding a cure... Read More

08/01/2018

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Appoints Christine Jones as Chief Operating Officer

SANTA MONICA, Calif., August 1, 2018 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced that Christine Jones has been appointed Chief Operating Officer effective immediately reporting to Jonathan W. Simons, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In this role, Ms. Jones will contribute to the strategic growth of the... Read More