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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?

PHEN Launches Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Rally

Effort aims to increase African American participation in these trials so they are not left behind with new treatments

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)."

PHEN Survivor Network News: Warriors In Action

PHEN is coming off the heels 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.

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.

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January Webcast-Powerpoint
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Task Force Comments
PHEN Comments on USPSTF PSA Screening Recommendation
J. Jacques Carter, M.D., M.P.H.


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