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12/21/2020

Breaking News: FDA Approves First Oral Hormone Therapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer

On Friday, December 18, 2020, the US FDA approved the first oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist, relugolix, for adult patients with advanced prostate cancer. This is an important advance because it offers another option to patients who are taking hormone therapy. One of the mainstays of treatment for high-risk... Read More

12/16/2020

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Announces 2020 Young Investigator Awards Totaling $6 Million for Prostate Cancer Research

LOS ANGELES, Calif., December 16, 2020 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced the Class of 2020 Young Investigator Award recipients totaling $6 million in funding for innovative prostate cancer research. PCF Young Investigator Awards are intended to identify a cohort of future research leaders who will keep the... Read More

12/16/2020

The Prostate Cancer Foundation and Cancer Research Innovation In Science Announce 2020 Young Investigator Award Winners

LOS ANGELES, Calif., December 16, 2020 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and Cancer Research Innovation in Science (CRIS) today announced two new CRIS Cancer Foundation-PCF Young Investigator Awards. The awards, each in the amount of $250,000, are granted to future research leaders at two of the United Kingdom’s leading... Read More

12/01/2020

UCLA, UCSF gain FDA approval for prostate cancer imaging technique

The University of California's two nationally ranked medical centers, UCSF and UCLA, and their nuclear medicine teams have obtained approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to offer a new imaging technique for prostate cancer that locates cancer lesions in the pelvic area and other parts of the body... Read More

11/18/2020

The Prostate Cancer Foundation and Movember Announce 2020 Challenge Award Winners

LOS ANGELES, Calif., November 18, 2020 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and Movember today announced two new Movember – PCF Challenge Awards. The awards, which total $2 million, are granted to teams at some of the world’s leading cancer research institutions to support cross-disciplinary pioneering research toward the goal... Read More

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