We’re pleased to bring you some of the latest Prostate Cancer News You Can Use. Scroll down for the list of news article titles in addition to a link to the Us TOO web page that provides access to the content for each article. We hope that you find the information to be helpful.
If you’re interested in volunteering as a consumer reviewer with the Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP) of the Department of Defense (DOD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), remember that nomination materials must be received at the DOD by Wednesday, July 20, 2016. CLICK HERE to learn more about the program and let me know if you’d like a letter of nomination from Us TOO.
Two new clinical trials are currently recruiting men with prostate cancer: * The ATLAS Study is a clinical research study now enrolling men who have high-risk, localized or locally advanced prostate cancer and are receiving radiation therapy. To learn more about the ATLAS Study and to find out if you may be eligible, please CLICK HERE or visit: www.clinicaltrials.gov, study Identifier: NCT02531516.
* The TITAN Study is a clinical research study now enrolling men who have metastatic, hormone-sensitive prostate cancer. To learn more about the TITAN Study and to find out if you may be eligible, please CLICK HERE or visit www.clinicaltrials.gov, study Identifier: NCT02489318.
Cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment and health care coverage for those with cancer are complex issues. The Cancer Support Community (CSC) is looking to uncover information about access to care in your community, health insurance and social support through a survey to be completed by cancer survivors. CLICK HERE to access the survey, which takes about 15 minutes to complete.
On Saturday, June 25, Us TOO hosted a Community Conversation on Prostate Cancer in Austin, Texas, to discuss the importance of informed decision making for patients and caregivers specific to testing, active surveillance, treatment options for all phases of prostate cancer from an initial diagnosis to advancing disease, and management of side effects. We’d like to thank everyone who attended, along with the event sponsors, physician presenters, and Us TOO Austin support group leader Bob Wright, Keith and Terri Hoffman, Sanford James, Bill Scaife and Janet Schadee. Visit www.ustoo.org/community-conversation for more information about the series.
Stay tuned for information on the next event in Detroit on September 24.
Just two months from today is the 12th Annual Chicago SEA Blue Prostate Cancer Walk & Run. Please join us at Lincoln Park on Sunday, September 11th, or participate virtually from anywhere. Register at www.SEABlueprostatewalk.org to increase awareness for prostate cancer and raise funds for the mission of Us TOO.
This September, comic book fans around the world will learn the basic facts of prostate cancer as Marvel Comics promotes Prostate Cancer Awareness Month with covers featuring Iron Man, Captain America, Captain Marvel and more in special light blue-colored costumes. Be sure your local comic book store has placed a preliminary order by July 28th. CLICK HERE to contact Diamond Comics Distributors.
NEWS YOU CAN USE ARTICLES: Headlines for this month’s prostate cancer News You Can Use articles are as follows. Links to the full text of each article are available at: http://www.ustoo.org/Prostate_Cancer_News.asp
• Researchers from Department of Urology Report New Studies and Findings in the Area of Prostate Cancer (Validation of a contemporary prostate cancer…
• Presence of AR-V7 in Circulating Tumor Cells Validated as Predictive Biomarker for Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment by Memorial Sloan Kettering and…
• Screening strategy may predict lethal prostate cancer later in life
• Findings from Harvard University Yields New Findings on Prostate Specific Antigen (The Influence of physician recommendation on prostate-specific…
• Researchers from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Discuss Findings in Prostate Cancer (Impact of Comorbidities on Prostate Cancer Stage at…
• Prostate cancer and DNA mutation: New connections revealed
• Study: Metastatic prostate cancer patients could benefit from genetic testing
• New Findings from University of Minnesota in the Area of Prostate Cancer Described (Clonal origin and spread of metastatic prostate cancer)
• Researchers find protein signatures for accurate noninvasive diagnosis of prostate cancer
• Studies from F. Russo et al Add New Findings in the Area of Prostate Cancer