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06/06/2018

Why More Men Are Delaying Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Original article issued by Healthline. When Ben Pfeiffer was diagnosed with prostate cancer in April, his urologist noted in the biopsy report that he was leaning toward recommending that Pfeiffer have his prostate surgically removed. But Pfeiffer, 58, a married construction supervisor from Las Vegas with two grown daughters, said... Read More

05/15/2018

VA Healthcare System Successfully Reduces ‘Rush to Treatment’ Rates for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer, Study Shows

May 15, 2018 - Record numbers of American veterans diagnosed with nonaggressive prostate cancer are heeding the advice of international medical experts and opting out of immediate surgery or radiation to treat their cancer. Instead, according to a study led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine, Perlmutter Cancer Center,... Read More

04/12/2018

2018 AACR-Prostate Cancer Foundation Scholar-in-Training Award Recipients

Mark P. Labrecque, PhD University of Washington, Seattle, WA Abstract # 1092 Defining the molecular phenotypes of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer sensitive to FGF pathway inhibition M. P. Labrecque1, L. G. Brown1, I. M. Coleman2, L. D. True1, L. Kollath1, B. Lakely1, Y. C. Yang2, H. M. Nguyen1, E. Corey1,... Read More

02/12/2018

Blood Profiling Atlas in Cancer Consortium (BloodPAC) Announces Milestone in Accelerating Development of Liquid Biopsy for Cancer: Initial Release of Open Data

CHICAGO – Exactly one year after its establishment as an independent non-profit, The Blood Profiling Atlas in Cancer Consortium (BloodPAC) announced the public release and accessibility of an initial dataset. The dataset resides in the BloodPAC Data Commons and was developed to deepen the understanding of an individual patient’s cancer... Read More

01/17/2018

Cleveland Clinic researchers find new gene variant linked to deadly prostate cancer

Jan. 17 2018, Cleveland: Cleveland Clinic researchers have confirmed for the first time a mechanistic link between the gene HSD17B4 and deadly, treatment-resistant prostate cancer. The research, led by Nima Sharifi, M.D., Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Department of Cancer Biology, shows that men who lack a certain subtype of... Read More

03/29/2017

2017 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 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting. The Prostate Cancer Foundation is one of 18 organizations sponsoring this highly competitive awards program in conjunction with the AACR.... Read More

11/29/2016

VA Partners with Prostate Cancer Foundation to Expand Clinical Research

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLZThDqkmhc&feature=youtu.be WASHINGTON – As a national leader in oncology advancement and as the largest integrated healthcare system in the nation, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced an important and substantial partnership with the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to prevent, screen and promote research to speed the development of... Read More

08/30/2016

The Prostate Cancer Foundation’s 2016 Coffey-Holden Prostate Cancer Academy Meeting Accelerates Advances In The Understanding And Treatment Of Metastatic Prostate Cancer

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) has a legacy of not only funding the most impactful research in prostate cancer, but also creating new infrastructures, global knowledge networks, and research initiatives that support and accelerate prostate cancer research towards better treatment for advanced prostate cancer patients. For the past four years,... Read More

04/15/2016

2016 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 2016 AACR Annual Meeting... Read More