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PHEN Addressing Prostate Cancer Overtreatment

PHEN President Thomas Farrington raised the issue of prostate cancer overtreatment in his book "Battling The Killer Within" in 2001. PHEN continues to address this issue aggressively... 

Prostate cancer among young up six times in 20 years
A US-based analysis has found that the number of younger men diagnosed with prostate cancer has increased nearly six-fold in the last 20 years, according to IANS.


Epidemic of overtreatment of prostate cancer must stop

This week, two important studies showing how prostate cancer is treated in the U.S. were published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.
Thomas Farrington Receives Award from 100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Thomas A. Farrington, PHEN President and Founder, received the Leadership in Health and Wellness Award from the 100 Black Men of America Inc. for his work in Prostate Cancer education and awareness... 
Thank You Father's Day Rally Partners for a Successful Prostate Health Symposium

Through our joint Father's Day Rally and Educational Symposiums, we are succeeding in raising the level of prostate health knowledge and awareness as never before done within our communities...

The African American Prostate Cancer Crisis in Numbers
The April 9th webcast provided a view and analysis of the African American Prostate Cancer Crisis based on statistical data. Guest speakers: Jacques Carter, MD, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Thomas Farrington, PHEN President and Founder.  
Decline seen in PSA screening after 2012 USPSTF recommendations

"These effects were more immediate and pronounced in the urban/academic setting, and more gradual in suburban and rural settings."

Prostate Cancer Death Risk Higher in Diabetics
 
PHEN's Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit 2014: September 25th and 26th
PHEN will celebrate its 10th Annual African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit on September 25th - 26th... 
PHEN Consensus Statement on PSA Testing for African American Men is Released
With the objective of providing clearer guidance on PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) testing for the men most at risk for being diagnosed with and dying from prostate cancer, the Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) has released its “Consensus Statement on PSA Testing for African American Men for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer.” ...
Prostate Cancer Roundtable Endorses PHEN's Consensus Statement
 Following a group meeting in Washington D.C., on December 9, the Prostate Cancer Roundtable agreed to endorse PHEN's statement on the role of PSA Testing in the early detection of Prostate Cancer among men acknowledged to be at elevated risk...
Separate PSA Test Guidelines for High Risk and Average Risk Men Needed
Prostate cancer early detection testing using the PSA test is one of the most controversial subject in medicine today... 
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Educational Symposium: African American Prostate Cancer Crisis
PHEN 2014 Webcasts and Monthly Support Group Meetings

Prostate Cancer Survivors Needed !
Members of the PHEN Survivor Network are key to the success of education and awareness outreach.
Combining prostate cancer drugs could delay drug resistance, study finds
 
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Discovery Of Genetic Link To Prostate Cancer Risk In African Americans
 
PHEN Monthly Webcasts with Church Partners
 
March Webcast
 
April Webcast
The African American Prostate Cancer Crisis in Numbers
 
Order Blue Ribbon Pins for the 2014 Father's Day Rally Against Prostate Cancer







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