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Non-coding DNA reveals a route by which advanced prostate cancer resists treatment

More than three quarters of metastatic prostate cancers that resist hormone-blocking therapies may harbor several duplicates of both the gene for a treatment resistance factor called the androgen receptor (AR) and of a never-before-seen genetic switch, or enhancer, that boosts the gene's expression. The duplications, as well as epigenetic signs... Read More


Modell’s Sporting Goods Partners With the Prostate Cancer Foundation During Men’s Health Month to Raise Funds for Prostate Cancer Research

NEW YORK, NY, June 5, 2018 – June is Men’s Health Month and to heighten awareness about a men’s health issue – prostate cancer – Modell’s Sporting Goods will be joining forces with the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to raise money to advance prostate cancer research.  For the fourth consecutive... Read More


The Prostate Cancer Foundation and Major League Baseball are Back In Full Swing To Defeat Prostate Cancer with the 23rd Annual Home Run Challenge

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 31, 2018 – From June 1 to 17 (Father’s Day), the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and Major League Baseball (MLB) will team up for the 23rd Annual Home Run Challenge, a national men’s health campaign designed to support research and bring awareness to the fight against... Read More


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


Actor and Comedian Chris Tucker Partners With The Prostate Cancer Foundation During National Minority Health Month to Create Awareness About the Increased Risks for African-American Men and Challenges Them to “Know the Numbers”

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 3, 2018 -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announced today that actor, comedian and humanitarian Chris Tucker (Rush Hour) will join its National Minority Health Month initiative as a spokesperson to raise awareness about the significant disparities that exist between men of African descent and other ethnicities as well as... Read More


Kristen Bell Chooses Winners of The Prostate Cancer Foundation’s 1st Annual TRUE Love Campaign Honoring Caregivers of Prostate Cancer Patients

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 13, 2018 – The winners of the 1st Annual TRUE Love Campaign honoring caregivers of prostate cancer patients were announced today by the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF). Actress Kristen Bell selected the winning stories from hundreds of story submissions from people across the U.S., and the... Read More


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


The Prostate Cancer Foundation Honors Family And Caregivers During February With The True Love Contest

SANTA MONICA, CA, January 31, 2018 – Starting February 1st, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) will kick-off a month-long TRUE Love contest that honors family and caregivers for their tireless work in caring for their loved ones living with prostate cancer. TRUE is a tribute to the unsung heroes –... Read More


The Prostate Cancer Foundation Awards Unprecedented Number of New Research Grants

SANTA MONICA, Calif., January 23, 2018 – Celebrating its 25th year as the global leader in driving cutting-edge research leading to treatments and cures for prostate cancer, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced it has awarded an additional $8 million in research funding to eight new 2017 PCF Challenge... Read More


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