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04/16/2015

2015 AACR-Prostate Cancer Foundation Scholar-in-Training Award Recipients

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Scholar-in-Training Awards recognize promising young cancer researchers presenting outstanding proffered papers relating to advanced prostate cancer at the AACR Annual Meeting. The Prostate Cancer Foundation is one of 13 organizations sponsoring this highly competitive awards program in conjunction with the AACR. The 2015 AACR Annual Meeting... Read More

03/21/2015

Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer Return

Mar. 21, 2015 -- Smoking doubles the risk that prostate cancer will return after surgery for the disease, a new study suggests. "This is a new analysis, but it seems to confirm results we have seen in many other types of cancer: Basically, smoking increases the risk of cancer recurrence... Read More

02/24/2015

$3 MILLION AWARDED AS PROSTATE CANCER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES FIRST RESEARCH AWARDS OF 2015

February 24, 2015 -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announces 3 new Challenge Awards to support discoveries for the treatment of lethal prostate cancer. PCF Challenge Awards are multi-year awards supporting cross-disciplinary teams of research scientists. These are the first major awards funded by PCF in 2015. For more information,... Read More

01/14/2015

Prostate Cancer Foundation Announces 6 New Challenge Awards for New Discoveries in Treatment Science

January 14, 2015 -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced 6 new Challenge Awards to advance the treatment of lethal prostate cancer. PCF Challenge Awards are multi-year awards supporting cross-disciplinary teams of research scientists. $39 million went toward supporting research programs in 2014. Watch impactful Public Service Announcement on... Read More

09/04/2014

Cancer Survivor, Physician, Radio/TV Personality to Join Prostate Cancer Foundation Board of Directors

Dr. Drew Pinsky's personal battle with prostate cancer inspires him to join forces with PCF September 4, 2014 -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announced that Drew Pinsky, MD has been elected to the Board of Directors. "Drew has valuable experience in internal and addiction medicine," said Jonathan W. Simons,... Read More

08/09/2014

2014 AACR-Prostate Cancer Foundation Scholar-in-Training Award Recipients

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Scholar-in-Training Awards are awarded to promising young cancer researchers who are the authors of outstanding proffered papers relating to advanced prostate cancer. Izhar S. Batth, B.S. University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio San Antonio, TX, United States Abstract #3315 "RON-mediated hijacking of AR signaling... Read More

07/01/2014

Making Science Real: Scientists moving forward in addressing research integrity; learning from past

Poor scientific reproducibility is a product of poor reagents, sloppiness, selective publishing of data, and on occasion – outright fraud. Drug development will continue to fail if results from published studies cannot be relied upon. How are scientists working to right these wrongs? July 2, 2014 -- Scientific fraud makes... Read More

06/05/2014

How the immune system can be harnessed to kill cancer

Understanding and improving on immunotherapies was a major focus at the 2014 AACR Annual Meeting. New studies are clarifying the reasons that immunotherapies have failed in some cancer types, and are revealing ways that the powerful potential of immunotherapies can be harnessed to improve the treatment of all cancer patients.... Read More

05/29/2014

Advances in Prostate Cancer Research from the 2014 AACR Annual Meeting

At the 2014 AACR Annual Meeting held in San Diego, CA this spring, Prostate Cancer Foundation-funded investigators discussed recent progress and exciting new studies regarding prostate cancer biology and treatment. May 29, 2014 -- Here, we highlight some of the most important research that was presented, including novel ways to... Read More

05/13/2014

Finding Cancer Solutions, One Cell at a Time

Hot new technologies and methods are making leaps forward in studying individual cancer cells—which will help prevent drug resistance to therapy and identify new drug targets. May 14, 2014 -- At the 2014 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in San Diego held in April, a session titled... Read More