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PHEN Survivor Network News: Warriors In Action

PHEN is coming off the heals of one of our most successful and exciting events to date, the 12th Annual African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit! 

Racial Disparities Found in Prostate Cancer Treatment

African-American and Hispanic prostate cancer patients were less likely to receive definitive treatment than white patients.

FDA Approves Enzalutamide Labeling Update

Labeling information will include data showing the drug reduces the risk of radiographic progression versus bicalutamide.

Dementia Linked to Prostate Cancer ADT

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer (PCa) is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to a new study.

Will Ben Stiller Create an "Angelina Jolie Effect" With Prostate Cancer?

In 2000, television news anchor Katie Couric underwent a televised colonoscopy to promote colon cancer awareness month.

10-Year Mortality for Localized PCa Does Not Differ by Treatment Choice

Ten-year mortality rates of prostate cancer are low, regardless of whether patients are treated with radiotherapy, surgery, or undergo only active surveillance

Urinary, Sexual Function Recovery Differs by Localized PCa Treatment

Urinary, bowel, sexual function, and quality of life among men with prostate cancer may vary depending on treatment type.

Digital Rectal Examination, PSA Testing Rates Declining

HealthDay News) -- Following US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations against routine prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening..


Clinical Trials and African Americans Fight With Prostate Cancer
How clinical trials aid African Americans fight against prostate cancer. A Mediaplanet interview with Thomas Farrington
Proper Prostate Care Demands A Different Type of Patient Today
Editorial by Thomas Farrington in September issue of Mediaplanet distributed nationally by USA Today.
Meet Three Women Who Transformed Their Husbands Prostate Cancer Fight
Women play an important role when their loved ones are faced with prostate cancer. A Media Planet article distributed in the September 2nd USA Today newspaper.
Prostate Cancer Isn't Colorblind

New York Times editorial written by Dr. Lannis Hall, et al, July 27, 2016
Do Prostate Cancer Support Groups work?

Sharon Jackson speaks about her experience with PHEN's support group.

Eliminating disparity in prostate cancer an interview with Thomas A. Farrington of the Prostate Health Education Network

The Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) was founded in 2003 by Thomas A. Farrington three years after his own diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer. 

Vitamin D Deficiency May Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Men with dark skin, low vitamin D intake, or low sun exposure should be tested for vitamin D deficiency when an elevated PSA or prostate cancer is diagnosed.

Task Force Comments
PHEN Comments on USPSTF PSA Screening Recommendation
October 2016 Powerpoint
Mary-Ellen Taplin

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