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2013-12-18 08:28:09

The Prostate Cancer Roundtable has updated its shared national policy agenda for 2014 to include a new policy priority, that Phase III clinical trials of new drugs and treatment be evaluated for their impact on patient-reported quality of life WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prostate Cancer Roundtable has updated its shared national policy agenda for 2014 to include a new policy priority, based on the idea that Phase III clinical trials of new drugs and other forms of...

2013-01-16 12:27:46

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representing the interests of the 240,000 American men who are at risk each year for a diagnosis of prostate cancer, and the over 2 million men living today who have been diagnosed with this deadly 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 2013. "This policy agenda is the result of a very...

2012-06-25 02:25:47

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prostate Cancer Roundtable commends Congressmen Marsha Blackburn and John Barrow for their introduction of H.R. 5998, the USPSTF Transparency and Accountability Act of 2012. The bill is designed to reform a process whose flaws were highlighted by the recent prostate cancer screening recommendation process. The Task Force failed to consider input from patient representatives and medical specialists. The Task Force also failed to reach out 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...

2011-01-31 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...

2010-11-30 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, December 1, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) will hear presentations about the effectiveness and safety of dutasteride in reduction of the risk for prostate cancer in men at greater than average risk of such a diagnosis - and then decide whether to recommend approval of dutasteride for this new indication. Speaking on behalf of the entire Prostate Cancer Roundtable,...