|"How African-American Men Can Beat the Odds Against Prostate Cancer"|
Thomas Farrington was featured in a special "Prostate & Urological Health" USA Today supplement distributed nationwide on March 17, 2017.
|Mark Kennedy Presents at Philadelphia Event|
PHEN's Director of Outreach, Mark Kenndedy, presented at The Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church for its "Know Your Numbers" Men Health event.
|PHEN Network Member Dr. Artie Shelton Participates in AUA Conference|
PHEN Network Member Dr. Artie Shelton participated on a panel discussion at the American Urological Association's 12th Annual Joint Advocacy Conference in Washington, DC...
|Study Urges Broader Genetic Testing of Prostate Cancer Patients|
Certain men with prostate cancer and a family history of cancer are more likely to have a genetic mutation that may increase the risk of cancer for themselves and their families.
| Augmenix Release: Phase 3 Trial Data Show Use Of SpaceOAR Hydrogel Helps Maintain Erectile Function Following Prostate Cancer Radiation Treatment|
BEDFORD, Mass. Augmenix, Inc., a medical technology company that develops, manufactures, and sells proprietary absorbable hydrogels that separate and protect organs...
|Prostate Cancer and Testosterone Replacement Therapy|
A population-based study showed no association between total prostate cancer risk and testosterone replacement therapy..
|Bone Metastases Seldom Progress During Radium-223 Therapy|
At 6 months of treatment, bone imaging showed stable disease in 94% of patients with available data, study finds...
|Emotionally Distressed Prostate Cancer Patients May Ask for Overly Aggressive Therapy|
Men with low-risk prostate cancer who are not emotionally well may ask doctors for a more aggressive treatment regimen when it may not be necessary, a study suggests...
|Overall Health Worse in African American Men Undergoing Active Surveillance For Prostate Cancer|
Active surveillance is an alternative strategy to undergoing surgery or radiation for men with low-grade prostate cancer...
|The PHEN Network In Action Spotlight: Bishop Bob Jackson|
Bishop Bob Jackson is a prostate cancer survivor and
senior pastor at "Act Full Gospel church of God In Christ" in Oakland, CA
|Bishop Jackson's Ongoing Impact On Prostate Health In Oakland|
By: Michael Shaw, Director of the Alameda County, CA (Oakland) Office of Urban Male Health
|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.
|Racial Disparities Found in Prostate Cancer Treatment|
African-American and Hispanic prostate cancer patients were less likely to receive definitive treatment than white patients.
|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.
|PHEN Recognized During U. S. House Of Representatives Hearing |
The U. S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on Wednesday, November 30th, "Examining the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)."
|Screening Gets Personal|
Conflicting and changing cancer screening guidelines have led to uncertainty and controversy. Can screening recommendations tailored for groups or individuals enhance benefits and reduce harms?