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2011-11-08 16:10:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation that men should not be tested for prostate cancer, ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer is urging men to become more educated about prostate cancer testing and treatment options in order to protect their health. The PSA test is currently the only means of early detection of prostate cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death among American men. (Logo:...

2011-11-02 11:44:01

Prostate cancers are hungry, growing cells. Now we know how to cut off their food supply thanks to research to be published later this month in Cancer Research–work funded by Movember and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia Researchers at the Centenary Institute in Sydney have discovered a potential future treatment for prostate cancer–through starving the tumour cells of an essential nutrient they need to grow rapidly. Their work, with human cells grown in the lab,...

2011-11-01 08:00:00

Lawn mower racers join international Movember Movement and grow kick grass â˜Staches to battle prostate cancer. Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 In support of the international Movember movement to raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG, the Lance Armstrong Foundation, the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA) http://www.letsmow.com with the support of its 20-year Title Sponsor STA-BIL Fuel Stabilizer...

2011-11-01 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucky Strike Lanes, the nation's premiere chain of upscale bowling and lounges continues a tradition of philanthropy by announcing a partnership with Movember. Movember is a global charitable organization that raises awareness and funds for men's health issues, specifically cancer affecting men. A mash-up of the words "moustache" and "November", the charity's supporters grow a moustache throughout the month of November. For the month of November,...

2011-10-13 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and Exosome Diagnostics today are announcing a multi-year collaboration to accelerate clinical validation of Exosome's biofluid molecular diagnostics technology in prostate cancer. In addition, Howard Soule, Ph.D., chief science officer of PCF, will join the Exosome Diagnostics Scientific Advisory Board. The collaboration will explore the capabilities of a new generation of RNA...

2011-09-15 07:15:00

"Model of National Leadership" to be created and groundbreaking research to be presented BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts leaders will gather at the State House today for Prostate Cancer Awareness Day to proclaim prostate cancer as a public priority in Massachusetts and a health care crisis in African American men, and discuss recent advances in early diagnosis and treatment. Senate President Therese Murray will announce a Governor's Proclamation of...

2011-09-09 10:30:00

CAMDEN, N.J., Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There is still time for runners and walkers (and babies in strollers) to register for the "Great Prostate Cancer Challenge" race that will be held Sunday September 25, 2011 starting at Campbell's Field in Camden at 9 a.m. The Phillie Phanatic(TM) will be on hand to greet racers and children alike. "Prostate cancer affects one out of every six men and will kill nearly 30,000 in this coming year alone," said Dr. Adam Perzin, Great Cancer Challenge...

2011-09-06 14:35:00

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Urology Associates (CUA), the largest urology group practice in Maryland, continues its commitment to raise awareness about prostate cancer and raise funds for prostate cancer research with the 5th annual Great Prostate Cancer Challenge 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run to be held on Sunday, September 25 at 8:30 a.m. at Johnny Unitas Stadium at Towson University. NFL greats - many from "The Greatest Game Ever Played" -- have supported the...

2011-09-01 11:15:00

ZERO - THE PROJECT TO END PROSTATE CANCER HOSTS SUMMIT, RACES AND FREE TESTING WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and although strides have been made in the fight against prostate cancer, it remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men. Through initiatives such as the Summit to End Prostate Cancer, the Great Prostate Cancer Challenge, and the Drive Against Prostate...

2011-08-18 06:50:48

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Researchers have identified five inherited genetic variants that are strongly associated with aggressive, lethal prostate cancer. The discovery could ultimately lead to the development of a simple blood test that could be given upon diagnosis to determine which men should receive aggressive treatments versus a more conservative approach. A substantial number of men with indolent tumors "“ which have a low probability of progressing to clinically significant,...