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

Malecare moving online to deliver safe support in the context of COVID-19 / Coronavirus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Leilah van der SchyffMarketing at HealthUnlocked leilah@healthunlocked.com       Malecare moving online to deliver safe support in the context of COVID-19   London, United Kingdom, March 2020 - Given the latest updates of the Coronavirus disease, people are being advised by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [...]

By |2020-03-12T13:54:06-04:00March 12th, 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.org800-222-6885AMS Co-Pay Assistance Program (AMS implant)Downloadable Brochure844-295-2745Amgen Assist888-427-7478Astellas/Pfizer – Xtandi Support Solutions (Xtandi)www.xtandi.com/getting-xtandi855-898-2634Bayer (Xofigo)www.xofigo-us.com/patient/resources855-963-4463Johnson [...]

World’s First All-Female Prostate Cancer Patient Day-Long Conference Taking Place October 5 in NYC

Malecare, America’s largest men’s cancer support network, this week announced the world’s first prostate cancer patient conference to feature an all-female faculty featuring twelve of the U.S.A.’s top prostate cancer clinicians. The Prostate Cancer Patient Conference is a day-long event taking place in New York City on October 5th. “Less than 1% of all [...]

By |2019-09-12T09:23:52-04:00September 11th, 2019|Advanced Prostate Cancer, How We Live, Understanding APC|0 Comments

Strolling Towards Death

Strolling Towards Death Bob H. I’m dying.  Yes, yes, we’re all dying, from the moment of birth, blah, blah, blah.  But me, a little more so.  My cancer is back. I’m not sick.  I have an illness, if that’s what prostate cancer is. Or a disease.  Or a condition.  I’ve periodically read a lot.  Swirls [...]

By |2019-06-05T16:53:53-04:00June 11th, 2019|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

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

When Doctors Cry “TMI!”

When Doctors Cry “TMI!” Robert Hanlon Recent stories have highlighted genetic testing that may predict an 87% likelihood of getting a certain rare type of cancer.  These reports provide a tantalizing, if scary, hope of informed decision-making about medical treatments.  But don’t be fooled.  To date, only a very small percentage of the population and [...]

By |2019-06-05T16:55:16-04:00May 28th, 2019|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments