|You Are Invited: PHEN 12th Annual African-American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit|
The summit convenes survivors and leaders within medicine, research, government industry and the community to address policy and medical issues towards eliminating the racial disparity.
|Metastatic Prostate Cancer Cases Surge, Adding to Screening Controversy|
A new study documents a decade-long increase in the number of men who have incurable prostate cancer at their initial diagnosis.
|Do Prostate Cancer Support Groups work?|
Sharon Jackson speaks about her experience with PHEN's support group.
|Brooklyn Symposium at Berean Baptist Church|
A perspective on PHEN's educational symposium held in Brooklyn, NY....
|Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Charlotte, Atlanta and More Churches Generate Excitement at PHEN Symposiums!|
Nationwide educational events to educate and mobilize communities, prostate cancer survivors, wives and caregivers!
|Exercise Is as Effective in Treating Metastatic Prostate Cancer as Medication|
Physical exercise may have a direct effect on cancer that is as effective as drugs for treating patients with prostate cancer, even for those with advanced stages of the disease.
|PSA test best at predicting lethal prostate cancer, study says|
A high PSA level when a man is in his mid-40s suggests increased screening for prostate cancer, researchers say.
|Research reveals prostate cancer radiation treatment can be shortened by 50% with no loss of effectiveness|
A short 4-week radiation regimen is non-inferior to the standard 8-week regimen when it comes to prostate cancer treatment, an Ontario-led study has found.
|Prostate Cancer Study Peers into Genetic Basis for Disease Prevalence Severity in blacks|
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Scientists are leading a multicenter genetic study of prostate cancer in sub-saharan Africa.
|Prostate Cancer Risk Lower in Men Who Ejaculate More|
Men who report a higher frequency of ejaculation as adults are less likely to be subsequently diagnosed with prostate cancer (PCa), a new study confirms.
|Vitamin D Deficiency May Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer |
Men with dark skin, low vitamin D intake, or low sun exposure should be tested for vitamin D deficiency when an elevated PSA or prostate cancer is diagnosed.
|New Milestone for Device That Can 'Smell' Prostate Cancer|
A research team from the University of Liverpool has reached an important milestone towards creating a urine diagnostic test for prostate cancer that could mean that invasive diagnostic procedures that men currently undergo eventually become a thing of the past.
|African American men with prostate cancer have significantly lower PSA density than Caucasian men|
"Active surveillance criteria that were predictive in Caucasian men were not accurate in African American men..active surveillance criteria do not include race as a variable."
|Exercise and Other Healthy Lifestyle Habits May Protect Against Lethal Prostate Cancer|
Vigorous exercise and other healthy lifestyle habit may reduce their chances of developing a lethal type of prostate cancer by up to 68%
|Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Quality Questioned|
Only 4.5% of Medicare patients on active surveillance or watchful waiting for prostate cancer are monitored as closely as they should be.
|Are black men with prostate cancer getting inferior care?|
A Harvard study finds many black men with prostate cancer face higher costs and delays in treatment.
|PSA Tests Cut Metastatic Prostate Cancer Rate by 50%|
Dr. D'Amico said that the latest recommendation against PSA screening by the United states Preventive Services Task Force is likely to reverse this trend...
|The Government's War Against Men's Health Is About to Get Much Worse|
Forbes: Benjamin Davies writes about a move to monetize primary care physicians not to provide PSA screening for prostate cancer.
|PHEN Guidance on Early Detection Testing|
Baseline PSA testing beginning at age 40 for African American and other men at high risk for prostate cancer....
| PHEN Mobilizes Black Prostate Cancer Survivors to Help Shape New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines|
2012 USPSTF Recommendation Against PSA Testing did not Adequately Assess the Needs of Black Men
|May 11th Webcast - Wives and Caregivers Talk about Their Roles on the Prostate Cancer Journey|
A Panel of Survivors' Wives share their experiences.
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|More Men With Early Prostate Cancer are Choosing to Avoid Treatment|
New York Times
By: Gina Kolata