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01/31/2014

“Without the funds to do research, we won’t have the next generation of researchers”

January 31, 2014 -- Urologist and PCF-funded researcher Dr. Isla Garraway, followed in her father’s scientist footsteps. While working on her PhD, Garraway’s dad was diagnosed with prostate cancer. "The minute I found out he had prostate cancer all my priorities shifted. How could I focus on researching anything else?"... Read More

01/30/2014

$1 Million Movember-Prostate Cancer Foundation Challenge Award Will Fund City of Hope Immunotherapy Research

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01/28/2014

Improving methods to identify indolent versus aggressive prostate cancer

At the 2014 AACR - PCF Advances in Prostate Cancer Research Conference, Dr. Matthew Cooperberg demonstrated that adding biomarker tests to current clinical predictors significantly improves the identification of which prostate cancer patients should undergo active surveillance vs. immediate treatment. January 28, 2014 -- "If we don’t fix the problem... Read More

09/25/2013

Building a Better Mousetrap to catch Prostate Cancer

September 25, 2013 -- When scientists and doctors disagree over the finer points of our medical care, the best the rest of us can do is talk with our own doctors, read about the debate so we are as informed as possible, and perhaps do a bit of advocacy to... Read More

09/25/2013

New Urine Test for Prostate Cancer Available; Unlike PSA Test, is Ultra-Specific for Prostate Cancer

September 25, 2013 -- A new urine test for prostate cancer that measures minute fragments of RNA is now commercially available to men nationwide through the University of Michigan MLabs. The new test—Mi-Prostate Score (MiPS)—improves the utility of the PSA blood test, increases physicians’ ability to pick out high-risk prostate... Read More

06/04/2013

Prostate Cancer Foundation and Major League Baseball Team Up Against Prostate Cancer

June 04, 2013 -- SANTA MONICA, CA -- Major League Baseball and teams across the country are once again stepping up to the plate to hit home runs for prostate cancer research and encourage fans to Keep Dad in the Game as part of the 18th annual Home Run Challenge.... Read More

05/08/2013

Prostate Cancer Foundation funded early research that underpinned test’s development

May 08, 2013—After men undergo a needle biopsy of their prostate gland and receive a positive diagnosis of cancer, they often face a difficult question: should they consent to aggressive therapy, with surgery or radiation, both of which may cause serious side effects such as sexual, bowel or bladder dysfunction, or... Read More

10/16/2012

Stand Up To Cancer and Prostate Cancer Foundation Announce Second Research “Dream Team”

Up to $10 Million Grant Over Three Years will Fund Cutting-edge, Collaborative Research to Develop Personalized Treatments for Advanced Prostate Cancer "With generous support from Movember, PCF and its donors are pleased to team with Stand Up To Cancer to launch this unprecedented partnership for men with metastatic prostate cancer..."... Read More

07/09/2012

PCF Young Investigators in Ireland are researching molecular differences between aggressive and low Gleason-grade cancers

http://player.vimeo.com/video/44534009 From its inception, PCF has focused heavily on investing in human capital, particularly in the form of young scientists with innovative approaches and tenacity. Our support of 125 young investigators around the world since 2008 underscores this commitment. One of the biggest challenges in diagnosing and treating the more... Read More

04/01/2012

Prostate Cancer Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer Announce New Dream Team

April 01, 2012 -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C’s scientific partner, announced today the formation of a new Dream Team dedicated to prostate cancer research during a press conference at the AACR Annual Meeting 2012, held in... Read More