|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.