Latest Prostate Cancer Foundation Stories

2011-08-18 06:50:48

Researchers have identified five inherited genetic variants that are strongly associated with aggressive, lethal prostate cancer.

2011-08-02 00:00:29

Be Bold, Be Bald! asks people to wear a bald cap on October 21 to honor cancer patients. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 If you see people donning bald caps on outdoor billboards, sides of trains and buses, and websites during the next few months, don’t be surprised.

2011-07-08 10:04:00

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer, with the help of advocates across the country, has successfully preserved critical funding for prostate cancer research.

2011-07-07 08:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Canary Foundation's Canary Prostate Team has been awarded two Department of Defense (DOD) grants issued by the United States Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA).

2011-06-15 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To celebrate a decade of saving lives, a charitable foundation has challenged ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer to double the number of men tested through the Drive Against Prostate Cancer, the only nationwide mobile prostate cancer testing program.

2011-06-14 15:23:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress is poised to ruin Father's Day for millions of men and their families by drastically cutting funding for prostate cancer research.

2011-06-07 00:00:31

National fundraiser unites cancer-related organizations of all sizes to honor cancer survivors while raising money to support each of their unique, yet important, missions. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 Today, Small Army for a Cause opened an invitation to all cancer-related 501c3 organizations in good standing to benefit from its 3rd annual fundraiser, Be Bold, Be Bald! – a nationwide event on October 21, where participants wear a bald cap all day to honor cancer survivors and...

2011-05-27 09:15:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oakland A's starting pitcher Dallas Braden has teamed up with Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), and the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) as the 2011 spokesperson for Play Sun Smart(TM), a program that provides information on sun safety and raises awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention and detection.

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.

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.

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