|PHEN Summit: Increasing African American Participation In Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials |
Session I of the 2017 summit information including speakers and panelists
|PHEN Summit: Prostate Cancer Treatments, Costs and The Racial Disparity |
Information for sessions II and III on Thursday, September 21st.
|September 13th Webcast - Blacks With Prostate Cancer Less Likely to Get Ideal Treatment|
Guest Speaker: Quoc-Dien Trinh, MD, Harvard Medical School. Click to watch the webcast - Use Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari browsers. Do not use Google Chrome.
|Prostate Screening Saves Lives|
A new study found that PSA screening reduced the risk of prostate cancer mortality by up to 32% according to a paper published online ahead of print in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
|Freddie Muse Receives Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Proclamation |
The Los Angeles City Council presented PHEN Network Member Freddie Muse with a special proclamation recognizing Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
|Education key to improving prostate health among African-American men|
Jerry George, PHEN's program assistant, on the organization's educational efforts in an interview with "ChangeTogether.com," an Astellas Pharma advocacy portal.
|PHEN Expands National Educational Outreach with Its 2017 Prostate Health Symposiums|
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) is taking its educational efforts to greater heights.
|What to Do if Your Partner is Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer|
We asked experts what to expect and how to help.
|Long Term Survivors of Prostate Cancer Express Treatment Decision Regret for Up to 15 Years|
Greater initial education and support could help mitigate later treatment decision regret in prostate cancer survivors.
|Tall, Obese Men More Likely to Have Aggressive Prostate Cancer|
Every additional 4 inches of height was associated with a 21% increase in risk of being diagnosed with high-grade prostate cancer, and a 17% increased risk of dying from prostate cancer.
|Significance of Prostate Cancer Treatment-Related Factors Differ in Black, White Men|
African American men appear to be more likely to consider economic factors in their decsion-making.
|PHEN Network Member Arnold Merriweather Father's Day Interview|
Arnold J. Merriweather president of the Black Male Prostate Cancer Coalition in Jacksonville, Fl., and PHEN Network member speaks about the importance of faith in his prostate cancer journey.
|June Webcast - Prostate Cancer: Breaking The Silence|
A panel discussion with survivors, wives and church leaders.
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|BBN News Interview: Thomas A Farrington Discuss PHEN 2017 Symposium and Father's Day Rally |
|Family History Does Not Exclude Active Surveillance as Treatment Option for Prostate Cancer|
|PSA Screening Rates Level Off in United States|
The USPSTF recommended against PSA testing for men of all ages in 2012.
|African Americans at Higher Risk of Metastatic Prostate Cancer|
African American men have a higher incidence of preclinical prostate cancer and are more likely to progress to metastatic disease.
|Prostate Cancerís Aggressive Nature in Black Americans Suggests Need for More Personalized Screening|
The higher rates at which black men are dying of prostate cancer may be linked to faster disease progression, according to a new study.
|No Menthol Sunday|
Join us on May 28, 2017 in this faith movement for health
|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...
|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
|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.