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Gay Men & Prostate Cancer Survey Pays $50

Malecare and the University of Minnesota are well on the way to making the Restore study, the largest and most comprehensive survey of gay and bisexual men with prostate cancer ever conducted. The Restore study is funded by the National Cancer Institute at NIH and is now recruiting men to complete their survey.  You can [...]

By | October 15th, 2015|Advanced Prostate Cancer, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Patient Action Leadership Council

The Prostate Cancer Patient Action Leadership Council will meet in late October to plan advocacy events and activities for 2016.  You are invited to join.  Please sign up at: http://malecare.org/about/survivor-family-friends-advisory-board/

By | September 22nd, 2015|Advanced Prostate Cancer, Advocacy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NCI Opens New Trial – Understanding Genetic Similarities In Different Cancers

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) announced a new trial to evaluate genetic similarities in a variety of cancer types. I think that this is a great trial, which those of us who might qualify for it should think about participating. Increasingly we are thinking that to define (name) a cancer just upon the affected body [...]

Advanced Prostate Cancer Survey Closing Soon…Go to www.prostatecancersurvey.org

My Prostate Cancer Experience is a new survey, helping us understand how prostate cancer treatment affects day to day living. The Prostate Cancer Experience encompasses all of the prostate cancer treatments that you may have chosen.  The survey closes in a few days, so please complete it, now. Go to http://prostatecancersurvey.org    My Prostate Cancer Experience takes less [...]

By | August 10th, 2015|Advanced Prostate Cancer, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Take the Prostate Cancer Experience

Click Here to Take the Prostate Cancer Experience The Prostate Cancer Experience study at http://prostatecancerexperience.org will help us understand the truth of how prostate cancer treatment affects day to day living.  There are many different kinds of treatments, different stages of disease and different sequences of treatment choice making.  The Prostate Cancer Experience encompasses all [...]

By | June 25th, 2015|Advanced Prostate Cancer, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Senator McCain amendment might kill Prostate Cancer research funding

Again and again and again Senator McCain (R-AZ) has attacked the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), which for PROSTATE CANCER has been among the most productive research vehicles we have to conquer PROSTATE CANCER. It is beyond my understanding why he has taken up this vendetta. Every year he is our biggest enemy, trying [...]

By | June 10th, 2015|Advanced Prostate Cancer, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CDC Prostate Cancer funding needs your help

With CDMRP funding preserved, please keep your advocacy up for restoration of Prostate Cancer activities funding in the CDC.  Go to http://malecare.org/cdc President Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget eliminates all funding for the Centers for Disease Control prostate cancer program. Congress has the power to protect the CDC Prostate Cancer program. We ask for your advocacy to protect this [...]

By | June 2nd, 2015|Advanced Prostate Cancer, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prostate Cancer Kills Black Men at Twice the Rate as White Men

African American men suffer from Prostate Cancer more than anyone, anywhere. If we want better treatments, then we've got to tell folks what it means to be a African American man diagnosed with Prostate Cancer. Please go to http://twiceasmany.org/prostate_cancer_story/ and write a few paragraphs about your experience with prostate cancer OR email twiceasmany@malecare.org and we'll [...]

SAVE THE CDC PROSTATE CANCER PROGRAM

President Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget eliminates all funding for the Centers for Disease Control prostate cancer program. Congress has the power to protect the CDC Prostate Cancer program. We ask for your advocacy to protect this life saving program. Please go to http://malecare.org/cdc  There, you will find a sample letter, which you are welcome to copy whole or [...]

By | March 5th, 2015|Advanced Prostate Cancer, Advocacy|0 Comments

The Twists and Turns For Provenge

It was announced today that preliminary results from the Phase II STAND trial demonstrates continued and what is described as a robust immune response with Provenge (sipuleucel-T) that continues two years after completing treatment in men with biochemically-recurrent prostate cancer (BRPC). This finding, along with data from the ongoing Phase IV registry PROCEED trial, are [...]