Covid-19 Online Support Group Launches

New Coronavirus COVID-19 Online Patient to Patient Support Group LaunchedPOSTED ON: 17 MAR, AUTHOR: MALECARECoronavirus 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 diagnosed with COVID-19 and [...]

By |2020-03-17T14:19:12-04:00March 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 [...]

Bucket List Week

November 11-17, 2019 is the world's first Bucket List Week. Pack your bags, start writing, put on your swimsuit, or hang glide off the cliff. Bucket List Week is your kick in your butt to tick off one of "your things to do before you die." Take a bath with your clothes on or [...]

By |2019-10-24T17:31:53-04:00October 24th, 2019|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

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