Top 10 Things Women Should Know About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer continues to be the second-leading cause of cancer death in men, with over 230,000 men diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. When someone is diagnosed with prostate cancer, the effects of the disease often reach to friends and family, particularly a wife or partner. The diagnosis, treatment and side effects of prostate cancer affect the surrounding family as […]

PHEN Summit Addresses Prostate Cancer in African American Men

PHEN Summit Addresses Prostate Cancer in African American Men

The Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) held their 8th Annual African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit on September 20th -21st in Washington DC. PHEN along with several advocates headed to Capitol Hill with a goal of translating the sense of Senate through actions. The summit was divided into two sessions. Doctors Jacques Carter, James Mohler, […]

Prostate Friendly Labor Day Recipes

Prostate Friendly Labor Day Recipes

Labor Day weekend is here and many are wondering if they have to ditch the taste and flavor for their health. The answer is no! There are plenty of tasty and healthy alternatives to the fried and greasy dishes. The recipes listed below are prostate friendly and will leave your loved ones satisfied and full. […]

What does the Affordable Care Act have to offer men?

By: Theresa Morrow As a wife, a daughter and a mother of a son I often worry about the health of the men in my life. And to be candid, I find myself worrying about the whole future of men’s health in this country. The Affordable Care Act of 2010, has a lot of great […]

The FDA Clears Beckman Coulter's Prostate Health Index (PHI) Test

The FDA Clears Beckman Coulter’s Prostate Health Index (PHI) Test

 Beckman Coulter, Inc, leader in prostate cancer diagnostics has announced the Premarket Approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the new Prostate Health Index (phi) blood test. The new approved PHI test is 2.5x’s more specific in detecting prostate cancer than the controversial PSA test. It has shown a 31 percent reduction in […]

Healthy Tips for your 4th of July Burger

Healthy Tips for your 4th of July Burger

The 4th of July festivities have already started, and so has the gut busting greasy food temptations that come along with it. What’s the 4th of July without a big juicy burger you ask? Well who says  you have to sacrifice good flavor for your health? It sounds impossible but believe it or not there […]

The Affordable Care Act & How It Affects You

The Affordable Care Act & How It Affects You

On June 28, 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a historic ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that Medicaid expansion can be optional, and prevents the federal government from cutting off existing Medicaid funding to states that choose not to […]

June is Men's Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month

Today marks the first day of Men’s Health Month. Each June organizations, individuals, workplaces, communities, government agencies and places of worship come together to raise awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men, boys, and their families. Awareness periods like this help end the silence surrounding men’s health and […]

Recommendation Against Use of PSA Sends Early Detection Backwards

WAPC Responds to USPSTF Final Recommendation on PSA Screening Washington, DC, May 21, 2012 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a “D” recommendation against the use of PSA screening in the detection of prostate cancer.  Women Against Prostate Cancer is deeply disappointed in today’s announcement and the detriment that it will cause to […]

"It’s Worth the Fight” against Advanced Prostate Cancer

“It’s Worth the Fight” against Advanced Prostate Cancer

“It’s Worth the Fight” shines a light on the special needs of men with advanced prostate cancer.

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