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During the month of September, Women Against Prostate Cancer held its first Prostate Cancer Awareness Campaign on all social media channels asking its community to share their photos describing in one word what has been important to them through their prostate cancer journey. Using WAPC’s hashtag #WAPCcommunity, we received an incredible amount of photos of […]
As part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we would like to ask you to tell us, in one word, what has been important to you in your battle against prostate cancer. Please send us a photo of you holding a sign with the word you chose and the hashtag #wapccommunity (email@example.com). We look forward to seeing them!
Prostate Cancer Roundtable Commends SSA for Inclusion of Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer in Diagnoses Eligible for Compassionate Allowances InitiativeWashington DC, January 15, 2014 – The membership of the Prostate Cancer Roundtable today thanked the Social Security Administration (SAA) and Acting Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin, for their announcement that a diagnosis of hormone-refractory prostate cancer would be […]
The 2013 Blue Ribbon Tea has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 19th during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. The event will be held on the Hill in Washington, DC. Co-hosted by Women Against Prostate Cancer, Mrs. Betty Gallo and other special guest, the 2013 Blue Ribbon Tea will take place during the month of September […]
Written by: Imani Lester Make it easier. You are his biggest support system. Help him by researching treatment options, health facilities that make him feel comfortable, and LISTEN to his needs. Observe what activities make him happy and do them together. Make it fun! Being healthy does not have to be painful or hard. Look […]
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 […]
Washington, DC—October 10, 2011 – Women Against Prostate Cancer’s (WAPC) mission is to unite the voices and provide support for the women affected by prostate cancer. WAPC is now raising its voice to show concern over the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft recommendations against the use of prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing in […]
Washington, DC—Sept 23, 2011…On October 4 & 5, 2011, Women Against Prostate Cancer will hold its 2nd annual “Prostate Cancer Advocacy Day” conference. Women from across the country will meet on Tuesday, October 4, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA for a prostate cancer briefing and advocacy training. On Wednesday, October 5, […]