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09/18/2018

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Reveals the First National Report About Lack Of Basic Prostate Cancer Understanding in The U.S.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., September 18, 2018 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today released the results of its first national public awareness report about risks, actions and attitudes toward prostate cancer in the PCF 3P Report 2018: Public Perception of Prostate Cancer. The PCF 3P Report indicates that 69% of... Read More

09/04/2018

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Launches PSA Starring Actor Dax Shepard and First-Ever PCF Pushup Challenge as Part of Its ‘Do Blue’ Campaign to Kick-off Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

LOS ANGELES, Calif., September 4, 2018 – This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s (PCF) efforts of advancing prostate cancer research. In honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month this September, PCF is making it the Prostate Cancer ACTION month to create awareness, spark conversations and raise... Read More

08/28/2018

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Announces Recipients of the 2018 PCF Young Investigator Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., August 28, 2018 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announced today that it has granted a total of $6 million to 29 promising early career scientists dedicated to advancing critical research in developing better early detection methods, improving life-saving treatments and finding a cure for prostate cancer.... Read More

08/16/2018

The Prostate Cancer Foundation and the Movember Foundation Announce 2018 Challenge Awards Winners

SANTA MONICA, Calif., August 16, 2018 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and the Movember Foundation today announced four new Movember Foundation-PCF Challenge Award teams at some of the world’s leading academic research institutions will receive a total of $3.5 million to support cross-disciplinary pioneering research toward the goal of finding a cure... Read More

08/01/2018

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Appoints Christine Jones as Chief Operating Officer

SANTA MONICA, Calif., August 1, 2018 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced that Christine Jones has been appointed Chief Operating Officer effective immediately reporting to Jonathan W. Simons, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In this role, Ms. Jones will contribute to the strategic growth of the... Read More

06/14/2018

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

06/05/2018

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

05/31/2018

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

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

04/03/2018

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