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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

05/06/2014

POWERED BY 220,000 MO BROS AND MO SISTAS, THE GENEROSITY OF GEN MO RAISES $8,464,911 FOR PCF

With deep appreciation to Movember, PCF announces the remarkable gift of $8,464,911 from the 2013 U.S. Movember Campaign. The power of the Mo is accelerating first in field prostate cancer research. For 30 days each November, Mo Bros (with vital support from Mo Sistas) put down their razors and let... Read More

05/06/2014

PROSTATE CANCER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES OVER $8.4 MILLION DONATION TO ADVANCE PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH

May 6, 2014 -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) has received over $8.4 million from its partner Movember, the global men’s health charity that gets men to grow and women to support the moustache for the month of November, raising vital funds and awareness for men’s health. PCF will allocate... Read More

04/14/2014

EXPRESSIVE WRITING IMPROVES QUALITY OF LIFE FOR CANCER PATIENTS

April 14, 2014 -- Putting pen to paper, or fingers to keyboard, and pouring out inner thoughts seems to improve several quality of life aspects for cancer patients, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. In the study, 277 recently diagnosed renal carcinoma patients were... Read More

03/30/2014

PCF researchers discover molecular crosstalk that prostate cancer cells use to survive radiation therapy; Plan Steps to Halt that “Conversation”

Prostate Cancer Foundation-funded researchers published two studies this fall that help explain why androgen deprivation therapy improves survival when given with radiation therapy; ability to repair broken DNA implicated. Findings may predict which men are most likely to benefit from combination therapy, and could lead to novel treatments for advanced... Read More

02/18/2014

Delivering a Triple-Knockout Punch to Prostate Cancer

Coaxing our natural immune system to fight off cancer cells in the body has been historically and frustratingly difficult. Now, researchers hope to bring the equivalent of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson, and Jack Dempsey into the immunotherapy ring to beat prostate cancers to a pulp. February 18, 2014 --... Read More