Prostate Cancer Foundation Health Equities Expert Panel to Establish Screening Guidelines for Black Men
Prostate Cancer Foundation
by Blue Bridge
2w ago
Leading organization for prostate cancer research aims to reduce Black disparities through screening, early detection, and disease awareness LOS ANGELES, Calif., January 11, 2023 – In its ongoing work to address health disparities for Black men related to prostate cancer, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced it is convening a panel of experts to establish and elevate guidelines for screening, diagnosis and treatment for Black men in the United States. Research shows that Black men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer (one in six Black men), at a younger age, and ..read more
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Operations Coordinator
Prostate Cancer Foundation
by Blue Bridge
3w ago
About the Prostate Cancer Foundation The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world’s leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating prostate cancer research. Founded in 1993, PCF has been responsible for raising close to $1 billion in support of cutting-edge research by more than 2,200 research projects at 220 leading cancer centers in 22 countries around the world. Thanks in part to PCF’s commitment to ending death and suffering from prostate cancer, the death rate is down by 52 percent and countless more men are alive today as a result. The Prostate Cancer Foundation researc ..read more
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PET-TC del PSMA
Prostate Cancer Foundation
by bcampbell
1M ago
En 2020, la FDA aprobó por primera vez un nuevo tipo de estudio llamado PET-TC del PSMA para encontrar el cáncer de próstata en todo el cuerpo. Este estudio más sensible puede detectar metástasis de cáncer de próstata mucho antes, cuando son mucho más pequeñas, y puede mostrar la ubicación específica de estas diminutas cantidades de cáncer en cualquier parte del cuerpo. Se trata de un desarrollo increíblemente importante para los hombres con cáncer de próstata de alto riesgo, así como para cualquier hombre preocupado por el aumento del PSA. Las PET-TC del PSMA se aprobaron para dos tipos de pa ..read more
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Cauliflower Stir Fry
Prostate Cancer Foundation
by bcampbell
1M ago
Have you heard of “Veganuary”? This trend has emerged over the past few years as people aim to eat a plant-based diet for the month of January. While there’s generally no “wrong” time to start making healthier choices, the new year can feel like an opportunity to try new approaches to health and lifestyle. One approach may be to change your diet to incorporate more plant-based foods. Some evidence suggests that a plant-based diet may be beneficial in risk and progression of prostate cancer. For example, a study authored by several PCF-funded researchers followed more than 47,000 heal ..read more
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PCF at 30 – The New Global Public Square
Prostate Cancer Foundation
by Kathryn Gallagher
1M ago
Dear Friends, After completing my first full year leading the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) community of patients, families, researchers, and clinicians, I’m delighted to share with you just how much has happened at PCF in 2022, as we also look ahead to 2023. As you may have seen, we have rebranded PCF as the “Global Public Square of Prostate Cancer”: a place where we fund research, educate, communicate, and support men and families confronting the disease. And, in order to reduce the death and suffering from prostate cancer, PCF has re-dedicated itself to four strategic imperatives: Fundi ..read more
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The Prostate Cancer Foundation and ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer Announce 2022 Young Investigator Award
Prostate Cancer Foundation
by Kathryn Gallagher
1M ago
LOS ANGELES, Calif., December 14, 2022 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and ZERO today announced the 2022 ZERO-PCF VAlor Young Investigator Award for innovative research into the causes of racial disparities in prostate cancer and potential strategies to reduce them. The $225,000 ZERO-PCF VAlor Young  Investigator Award was awarded to Jun Gong, MD, of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for his project entitled A Nationwide Study on Systemic Treatment Patterns in Black Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC). “Racial disparities in prostate cancer remain a sign ..read more
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PRESTO trial aims to help guide treatment for patients with rising PSA after surgery
Prostate Cancer Foundation
by bcampbell
1M ago
Rising PSA after prostatectomy is common; as many as 40% of patients may experience biochemical recurrence within 10 years. Additional evidence-based guidance is needed about whom to treat, which therapies to use, and how long to treat. Rahul Aggarwal, MD The PRESTO trial is collecting data to address this vital question. Results were presented at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2022. Led by PCF-funded investigator Rahul Aggarwal, MD, of UCSF, the study enrolled 500 patients with “high-risk” biochemical recurrence after prostatectomy. This was defined as a PSA doubling ..read more
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Chicken Fried Quinoa
Prostate Cancer Foundation
by Kathryn Gallagher
1M ago
The holidays can bring more complicated cooking adventures and heavier meals than usual. Enjoying leisurely dinners with friends and family is a wonderful way to spend time together. But on your “off” nights, you may want something quick and healthy that you can toss in a pan and be done with it. This recipe is a healthier variation on chicken fried rice, swapping quinoa for the white rice to boost protein and fiber, and adding more vegetables. Want even more veggies? Throw in a little diced zucchini or a few broccoli florets (cut them small, so they cook quickly). If you’re looking to reduce ..read more
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From the Prostate Cancer Research Desk: Clinical Trials, Part 1
Prostate Cancer Foundation
by bcampbell
1M ago
This update on prostate cancer research includes two clinical trials of new therapies presented at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2022, held in Paris. Clinicians, researchers, industry partners, and others from across the globe gathered to share the latest developments in cancer research and treatment. Investigating a new therapy for hormone-sensitive prostate cancer Early data on a new PSMA-targeted treatment for castration-resistant disease Clinical trial of a new therapy for high-risk metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer Recent advances in the treatment o ..read more
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The Prostate Cancer Foundation Mourns Death of Esteemed Board Member Arthur H. Kern
Prostate Cancer Foundation
by Kathryn Gallagher
1M ago
LOS ANGELES, Calif., December 7, 2022 – With great sadness, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today shares the news of the loss of our dear friend and esteemed PCF Board member (Emeritus) Arthur H. Kern, who passed away on November 16, 2022, at the age of 76. Art was incredibly proud of his career in philanthropy. He and his family were touched deeply by cancer – Art lost his 11-year-old niece Mara to brain cancer, and later both he and his brother John survived prostate cancer diagnoses. Art translated his personal experience into philanthropic action, serving on the Boards of leading canc ..read more
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