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Get screened Prostate cancer screening starts with a simple blood test, called a PSA test. PSA stands for prostate specific antigen. When should you be screened? It depends on a few risk factors. Start to talk with your doctor about prostate cancer screening when you are ...
Thanks to research funded by the Prostate Cancer Foundation, we now know that some prostate cancers are caused by changes in your genes. 5%-10% of all cancers are hereditary, meaning that certain cancer-causing gene changes are passed down from mothers and fathers to sons and ...
If you are of African descent, you are at higher risk of getting prostate cancer. However, says PCF-funded physician-scientist Kosj Yamoah, M.D., Ph.D., radiation oncologist and cancer epidemiologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, this news should not make you feel defeated. Instead, use this ...Black MenDisparities
In Part 3 of this 4-part series, Janet Farrar Worthington talks with PCF-funded epidemiologist June Chan about what a healthy heart has to do with preventing or slowing down prostate cancer. Exercise is the Turbo Boost to a Healthy Prostate In the fight against prostate cancer, ...Exercise
Sometimes, you don’t have time to read long emails, and you just want the bullet points about what’s really important. Here’s a list of 10 important things you can do to decrease your risk of chronic diseases like cancer, obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. Adopt an ...
LOS ANGELES, Calif., – March 30, 2022 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) has joined forces with actor Harry Lennix and prominent national community organizations to increase awareness about prostate cancer among Black men during National Minority Health Month (NMHM) in April. Through social media outreach, ...
Did you know that 1 in 6 Black men are likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer and more than 2x as likely to die from it? Hispanic men are less likely to receive PSA screening ...Register for PCF's Live Virtual Event on April 26
La guía más reciente de la Fundación contra el Cáncer de Próstata es para pacientes que prefieren leer en español. Se basa en nuestra guía completa para pacientes con cáncer de próstata, compilada con las contribuciones ...Read More
PCF's Prostate Cancer Patient Guide is compiled with the contributions of top-tier doctors and researchers in prostate cancer, and is a must-have resource for patients and families. It focuses all of the information available about contemporary ...Read More