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2011-05-19 15:53:00

CHICAGO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A thoughtful, meaningful and potentially life-saving gift this Father's Day, June 19, is a handsome black woven leather wristband specially designed to raise awareness of prostate cancer and encourage early intervention. Proceeds from this wristband benefit Us TOO International, the oldest and largest non-profit prostate cancer organization. The organization believes the blue prostate cancer ribbon will become recognized as a badge of honor and...

2011-05-06 08:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc., the makers of FIRMAGON® (degarelix for injection), a hormone antagonist therapy for advanced prostate cancer, has joined the race to end prostate cancer as an official sponsor of the Great Prostate Cancer Challenge®, the fastest growing men's health event series in the United States. Now in its fifth year, the Great Prostate Cancer Challenge (GPCC) is led by ZERO - The Project to...

2011-04-18 15:15:00

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prostate Cancer Roundtable is pleased to announce the availability of its new web site http://www.ProstateCancerRoundtable.net. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100604/DC16079LOGO) "This new Roundtable web site will make it easier for America's prostate cancer advocates, patients, researchers, and clinicians to keep track of the shared priorities and policy initiatives of the 12 members of the Prostate Cancer...

2011-03-28 09:37:00

ATLANTA, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a culmination of the efforts behind the Prostate Cancer Awareness Pledge Campaign, there will be a prostate cancer symposium on Saturday, April 2, 2011 held at the Morehouse School of Medicine located at 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101203/CL11764LOGO-b ) Prostate cancer is a serious health concern in Georgia. According to the American Cancer Society, the state of...

2011-03-14 07:59:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Men who take a certain class of cholesterol-lowering medicine, otherwise known as statins, may be 60 percent less likely to be diagnosed with high-grade prostate cancer. Some of the results of this powerful study involving more than 55,000 men were discussed at the Prostate Cancer Research Program's (PCRP's) Innovative Minds in Prostate Cancer Today (IMPaCT) conference in Orlando, Fla. -- a gathering of some of the nation's most prestigious...

2011-03-10 11:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the nation's most prestigious minds in prostate cancer research unveiled the findings of their groundbreaking studies at the Prostate Cancer Research Program's (PCRP's) Innovative Minds in Prostate Cancer Today (IMPaCT) conference in Orlando, Florida. Leading prostate cancer clinicians, researchers, and consumer advocates (prostate cancer survivors) formed a unified front against the ravages of prostate cancer through their studies and...

2011-03-07 08:45:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BallenIsles Country Club has donated a record $75,000 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to support advanced research for finding better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. It's the largest donation from a one-day Golf event in the history of "battles" for Arnie's Army, Arnold Palmer's unique fundraising golf challenge that benefits the PCF. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110307/FL59532 ) "BallenIsles...

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2011-02-10 08:38:50

Using whole genome sequencing and multiple tumor samples, researchers uncover genes tied to prostate cancer growth For the first time, researchers have laid bare the full genetic blueprint of multiple prostate tumors, uncovering alterations that have never before been detected and offering a deep view of the genetic missteps that underlie the disease. The study, made possible by key advances in whole genome sequencing and analysis, points to several new prostate cancer genes and a critical...

2011-01-31 12:03:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the interests of the hundreds of thousands of American men who are at risk each year for a diagnosis of prostate cancer, and the estimated 2.2 million men living today who have been diagnosed with this highly prevalent form of cancer, the members of the Prostate Cancer Roundtable have updated their shared, national policy agenda which will act as the basis for discussions with policy makers starting in 2011. "This policy agenda is...

2011-01-29 00:02:16

This will not slow down efforts to fight this disease"”the 3rd Annual David's Cure Golf and Tennis Challenge is set for May 6, 2011 at the Four Seasons Resort in Las Colinas, Texas. Irving, TX (PRWEB) January 27, 2011 The David H. Nickerson Foundation has agreed to change the name of it's events arm from 'Par For the Cure' to 'David's Cure' in response to a legal challenge by another charity. According to founder and President Steven Cash Nickerson, "We would rather change the name...


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