Category: Press

Prostate Cancer Roundtable Takes Action!

Prostate Cancer Roundtable Takes Action!

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 […]

2013 Blue Ribbon Tea Event

2013 Blue Ribbon Tea Event

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 […]

5 Tips for Women on How to Encourage Men to be Healthier

5 Tips for Women on How to Encourage Men to be Healthier

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 […]

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 […]

Women Against Prostate Cancer Responds to Updated Recommendations on PSA Screening

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 […]

Women Against Prostate Cancer Announces Speakers at Upcoming Conference

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, […]

WAPC Intimacy Resource Center

WAPC Intimacy Resource Center

Check out WAPC’s new intimacy page and fact sheet.

Annual Tennessee Legislative Screening on January 15th

Annual Tennessee Legislative Screening on January 15th

On Tuesday, January 15th, from 7:00am to 12:00 pm Men’s Health Network in partnership with a number of other organizations including Women Against Prostate Cancer will be hosting The Annual Tennessee Legislative Screening on the Legislative Plaza of the Capital in Nashville. Everyone who works at the Capital is free to attend and take part […]

Asbury Park Press Covers WAPC

The Asbury Park Press in New Jersey noted the creation of Women Against Prostate Cancer as a way to support women who are struggling with the effects of a loved one with prostate cancer. The article discusses Betty Gallo’s personal story as well as that of Shelia Rosko, a member of WAPC. Betty mentions the […]