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PHEN President Receives 2017 Top Blacks In Healthcare Award
Thomas Farrington is recognized by BlackDoctor.org (BDO), the leading online health destination for African Americans, and The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health as an honoree for the 4th Annual Top Blacks in Healthcare Awards Gala.
News Release: Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendation and Black Men


PHEN supports the action of the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force in updating its prostate cancer PSA screening recommendation to a “Grade C"

April Webcast: PSA Screening with Dr. Alex Krist U. S. Preventive Services Task Force Member

The New PSA Screening Recommendation - A Review and Discussion. Click to watch webcast using Internet Explorer, Safari or Firefox browers but not Google Chrome.

Screening For African American Men
The New U. S. Preventive Services Recommendation Comments On PSA Screening For African American Men
PHEN Consensus Statement on PSA Testing for African American Men for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer

PHEN Consensus Statement published in 2013 as a guide for African American early detection PSA screening

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...

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...

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...

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
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.
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PHEN Comments on USPSTF PSA Screening Recommendation
 
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