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Malecare is the world's leading men's cancer support and advocacy nonprofit organization.

American association of cancer researchers

  The NIH and NCI budgets have remained smaller than needed for years, making this the longest sustained period of flat government funding for cancer research in the country’s entire history. With medical inflation hovering around 18% each year, the real value of the dollars earmarked for cancer research has plummeted. The failure to [...]

By |2021-02-24T11:03:25-05:00February 24th, 2021|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED

 THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED written by a prostate cancer patient who wants to be anonymous Most men  if they ever think about their death presume  it will be fast and painless. A  PCA diagnosis can shatter that presumption. From age 70 to 73 my annual blood work showed an increasing PSA  triggering a referral to a urologist. An MRI [...]

By |2020-11-06T12:49:19-05:00November 6th, 2020|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|3 Comments

Covid-19 Online Support Group Launches

New Coronavirus COVID-19 Online Patient to Patient Support Group Launched POSTED ON: 17 MAR, AUTHOR: MALECARE Coronavirus COVID-19 patients are relieving anxiety and sharing facts and strategies in a new and free online support group. Malecare, the USA based patient advocacy nonprofit, announced a new, free coronavirus COVID-19 online support group at https://coronavirussupportgroup.org People [...]

By |2020-04-14T16:00:10-04:00March 17th, 2020|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

Financial Assistence

Paying for cancer drugs is hard.  Costs are high and options for paying for cancer medications are few. There's a list of financial resources making the rounds that I thought to post.  Malecare hopes you find the financial help you need. AbbVie Patient Assistance Foundation (Lupron)  www.abbviepaf.org 800-222-6885 AMS Co-Pay Assistance Program (AMS implant) Downloadable Brochure [...]

HIFU for localized prostate cancer

HIFU: A newer option for men with localized prostate cancer  Richard Ridington  If you're considering treatments for localized prostate cancer, there’s one option you may not know of: High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU).  I am not a medical professional, but one patient who can say why he found HIFU an appealing choice, then suggest some [...]

By |2019-06-05T16:54:42-04:00June 1st, 2019|Drugs & Treatments, General Information|1 Comment

How Does Radiation Therapy Cure Prostate Cancer?

Radiation is high energy x-rays. When you are depositing energy into a target with the latest technology, you're able to kill off a tumor and you're able to preferentially address a given region and to spare the adjacent tissues around that region. There are different types of radiation, but therapeutic radiation is high dose [...]

By |2018-07-23T17:00:01-04:00July 23rd, 2018|Advanced Prostate Cancer, General Information|1 Comment
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