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PHEN Summit: Prostate Cancer Early Detection Screening - The Next Chapter

The U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Chair, Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, addressed the summit session on Thursday, September, 15th.

PHEN Summit: Increasing African American Participation in Clinical Trials

Increasing African American Participation in Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials

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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PHEN Comments on USPSTF PSA Screening Recommendation
 




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