Category: Prostate Cancer Blog

PCAP Makes Detection Easier with Technology!

PCAP Makes Detection Easier with Technology!

The Prostate Cancer Awareness Project (PCAP) is a non-profit charity group based in Manhattan Beach, CA. They work to create prostate cancer awareness events, free screening programs and the innovative “Visual Prostate Cancer Detection System.” A visual way for men to track their prostate and PSA levels over time. There are an estimated 30,000 American men […]

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 […]

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 […]

2011 Pong for Prostate

2011 Pong for Prostate

Join us for an event to raise awareness of prostate cancer like no other, the 2011 Pong for Prostate Beer Pong Tournament

We Have Prostate Cancer

Congrats to our Western New York Chapter President, Joan Peck who recently had her article, “We Have Prostate Cancer” published in Women Magazine. In the article she discusses the journey she took with her husband after his prostate cancer diagnosis and the top 10 things that women should know about prostate cancer. Check out the […]

IPAB: What it Means for Medicare Patients

You may have been hearing a lot about the Independent Payment Advisory Board, or IPAB, in the media lately. And maybe you’ve been wanting to learn more about the Board and what it could mean for Medicare beneficiaries.

Kegel Exercises: A Tutorial

Kegel Exercises are not just for women! Kegels are also great for prostate cancer patients because they help minimize incontinence and can ameliorate erectile issues.

Protect Prostate Cancer Research Funding: Your help is needed today!

Protect Prostate Cancer Research Funding: Your help is needed today!

We need your help! The vital Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP) at the Department of Defense is under threat of being eliminated.

Comment today to ensure patient access to Provenge

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is currently accepting public comments on the proposed national coverage determination for the first ever immunotherapy treatment for prostate cancer, Provenge.

A Woman’s Guide to Prostate Cancer Treatment

A Woman’s Guide to Prostate Cancer Treatment

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is stressful enough – sorting through treatment options and seeking a second or third opinion can be overwhelming for the prostate cancer patient and loved ones. That is why Women Against Prostate Cancer has developed the booklet, A Woman’s Guide to Prostate Cancer Treatment: Supporting the Man in Your Life, to […]

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