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03/11/2021

Kristen Bell Selects the Winners of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s Fourth Annual True Love Contest

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 11, 2021– The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and actress Kristen Bell announced today the winners of the fourth annual TRUE Love Contest that honors caregivers and supporters of prostate cancer patients. Bell chose two heartfelt stories of compassionate care from among many inspirational submissions – one... Read More

02/17/2021

Study Training Dogs to Detect Prostate Cancer Gets One Paw Closer to a ‘Robotic Nose’ to Diagnose the Disease, Including Most Lethal Form

MILTON KEYNES, UK,  and LOS ANGELES, Calif., February 17, 2021 – New research from a multi-national, cross-disciplinary team of scientists from Medical Detection Dogs (MDD) in the UK, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Johns Hopkins University – and a friendly pair of specially trained cancer-sniffing dogs... Read More

01/28/2021

Fifth Anniversary Blue Jacket Fashion Show Featuring Billy Porter, André Leon Talley, Mario Cantone, Mike Woods, Dominic Fumusa and More Goes Virtual to Raise Awareness and Funds for Prostate Cancer Research

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2021  -- The fifth annual Blue Jacket Fashion Show in support of the Prostate Cancer Foundation will be held virtually—and with a newly personal approach—at 7:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, February 4, 2021, which is also World Cancer Day. Janssen Oncology, part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of... Read More

01/27/2021

The Prostate Cancer Foundation, the Atlanta Hawks, and other NBA Teams Join Forces for the Third Annual PCF Black History Month Assist Challenge

LOS ANGELES, Calif., January 27, 2021 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) has once again drafted teams from the NBA to help fight prostate cancer with the Third Annual PCF Black History Month Assist Challenge in February. Teams participating during the month-long fundraiser and awareness campaign include the Atlanta Hawks, Chicago... Read More

01/26/2021

The Prostate Cancer Foundation and Kristen Bell Honor Caregivers with Fourth Annual True Love Contest

LOS ANGELES, Calif., January 26, 2021 – Beginning February 1st, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) will launch its Fourth Annual TRUE Love contest to honor family and caregivers for their diligent work in caring for their loved ones or patients living with prostate cancer. The comfort and care that dedicated... Read More

01/15/2021

Statement From Jonathan Simons on American Cancer Society 2021 Facts and Figures

The American Cancer Society’s 2021 Facts & Figures holds good news for all Americans: overall, fewer people are dying from cancer, a 30-year trend due largely to advances in early detection and treatment for some cancers, including prostate cancer. It is equally encouraging that the death rate for prostate cancer... Read More

01/12/2021

PCF-Funded Research Inhibits Prostate Cancer Growth

New research, just published in Cancer Discovery, describes a new therapy with promising preclinical activity that is now being tested in clinical trials for very advanced prostate cancer patients. Early studies suggest this treatment has promising activity for the significant proportion of patients with advanced prostate cancer whose tumors remain... Read More

01/11/2021

Promising new treatment strategy for men with drug-resistant prostate cancer

A new experimental drug could offer a promising approach to treating men with advanced prostate cancer which does not respond to existing treatments, or develops resistance to them, researchers report. Their study reveals the chemical structure of a new targeted drug known as CCS1477 and its method of action –... Read More

01/04/2021

Largest, most diverse ever study of prostate cancer genetics brings disparities into focus

"PCF has been funding research to understand and improve African American disparities in prostate cancer for more than 25 years. We believe that Dr. Chris Haiman’s research findings will lead to more effective prostate cancer precision screening strategies for men of West African ancestry. This is why PCF is partnering... Read More

12/31/2020

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Announces 2020 Challenge Awards Totaling More Than $11 Million For Prostate Cancer Research

LOS ANGELES, Calif., December 31, 2020 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced the 2020 Class of PCF Team Challenge Award recipients and a total of $11 million in funding for innovative prostate cancer research. PCF Challenge Awards fund international, multi-institutional, cross-disciplinary teams of investigators conducting highly innovative research... Read More