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PSA Reduces Prostate Cancer Deaths by 20 Percent: Study
A European study, reported Aug. 6 in The Lancet, finds that widespread use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood tests does reduce deaths from the disease by about one-fifth.
PHEN Summit: Prostate Cancer Is Up Among young men

Dr. Kathleen Cooney will present about the number of young men being diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer. 

Wave of the Future’ in Finding Prostate Cancer: MRI Is Key

Dr. J. Kellogg Parsons, of the UCSD Moores Cancer Center, said a MRI-guided prostate biopsy will enhance the patient experience by reducing the number of false-positive biopsies and resulting in earlier diagnosis when cancer is present.

 

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... 

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... 
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... 
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."

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... 
Information
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

Educational Symposium: African American Prostate Cancer Crisis
August Webcast PPT
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