Topic 1, preparation, recovery, and reconstruction

Without getting into any details about side-effects, from what I understand, a lot of prostate cancer patients experience them, and many exit treatment feeling unprepared for the physical and psychological burden associated with them. What’s worse, some “don’t want to talk about them” even to the extent of living with side-effects for years without being [...]

is more awareness really what we need?

I'm going to go ahead and answer that with a big YES!  But with the caveat that the breadth and scope of our awareness has to expand if we have any hope of ever comprehensively addressing the issues that surround this awful disease.  Knowing it's there does scarcely little good with no clear path for [...]

Malecare Clinical Trial Info Site

Malecare announces it's new, comprehensive and up-to-date clinical trials database and information pages. Click on the "Clinical Trials Center" button on the left side of our home page. Information on: Listing of Current Clinical Trials Listing of Studies at the National Institutes of Health FDA Drug Approvals ...Oncology Research Centers and New Medical Therapies [...]

By |2017-10-19T10:53:20-04:00January 31st, 2011|Treatment News|0 Comments

Prostate Cancer & Sexuality Survey

The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia is conducting an international survey of men’s experiences of sexual activity following treatment for prostate cancer. The aims of this survey include the following: * To learn more about how men adapt their sexual activities to prostate cancer treatments * [...]

By |2011-01-27T08:33:04-05:00January 27th, 2011|Treatment News|1 Comment

Advanced Prostate Cancer Teleconference

Malecare Advanced Prostate Cancer Teleconference A conversation about treating advanced stage prostate cancer, with James M. McKiernan, M.D. and Joel Nowak, M.A., M.S.W. Dr. McKiernan is Vice Chairman of the Department and Director of Urologic Oncology at New York - Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. He treats many patients with high risk cancer diagnoses. Dr. [...]

By |2010-07-30T15:44:50-04:00July 30th, 2010|Treatment News|0 Comments

Clinical Trials That Exclude Gay and Lesbian Patients

The March 18, 2010  issue of *New England Journal of Medicine* (Volume 362, #11, March 18)  includes a study: "Clinical Trials That Explicitly Exclude Gay and Lesbian Patients." The authors are Brian L. Egleston, Ph.D., Roland L. Dunbrack, Jr., Ph.D., & Michael J. Hall, M.D. Here's how the report starts: "We recently encountered proposed studies [...]

By |2020-02-04T11:58:12-05:00March 17th, 2010|Tools for Activists, Treatment News|1 Comment

American Cancer Society Updates Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines.

Here is the latest American Cancer Society Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines press release. Please leave comments about these guidelines, by clicking to comment here Update Reaffirms the Importance of Shared Decision-Making ATLANTA –March 3, 2010 – Newly updated prostate cancer screening guidelines from the American Cancer Society reaffirm the recommendation that men should discuss the [...]

By |2020-02-04T08:40:03-05:00March 3rd, 2010|Activism, Treatment News|32 Comments

Malecare Testimony at Congressional Prostate Cancer Hearing

To: The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Re: “Prostate Cancer:  New Questions About Screening and Treatment” March 4, 2010 We wish to thank the Committee for allowing us to present four important issues, on behalf of the thousands of men, their loved ones and their families, whom Malecare serves. Founded in 1998, Malecare [...]

By |2017-10-19T10:54:11-04:00March 2nd, 2010|Activism, Tools for Activists, Treatment News|4 Comments