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.
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Register today for the first annual WAPC Advocacy Day on July 19 & 20, 2010!
Listen in live on Saturday, March 20th as Women Against Prostate Cancer’s co-founders Theresa Morrow and Betty Gallo speak with Lorna Owens, host of And the Women Gather, on what the legislation will mean for men, prostate cancer and all who are impacted by the disease. The show will air at 6:00 pm EST and you can listen live online here.
With two exceptional panels of experts, patients, spouses and advocates there was much discussion about the need for better early detection tests, more education and outreach to men, particularly in the African American community, and stressing the important role that women can play in the early detection of the disease.
Much Needed Hearing in House Oversight Committee to Address Prostate Cancer Screening, Treatment, and Impact of Disease
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has announced that they will host a hearing titled, Prostate Cancer: New Questions About Screening and Treatment on Thursday, March 4th at 10:00 a.m. WAPC’s Betty Gallo has been chosen to testify.
Find resources, women’s stories and more By: Theresa Morrow, Co-Founder, Women Against Prostate Cancer Women Against Prostate Cancer (WAPC), a prostate cancer education and advocacy organization geared toward women and families affected by prostate cancer, is excited to announce the launch of its updated website: www.womenagainstprostatecancer.org. The site also provides a list of chapters and […]
2theadvocate.com Reports on First Meeting of Women Against Prostate Cancer / Louisiana Symposium on Men’s Health in Baton Rouge, LA
On December 12, 2007, 2theadvocate.com reported on the first ever of meeting of Women Against Prostate Cancer / Louisiana Symposium on Men’s Health in Baton Rouge, LA. The importance of prostate exams and regular health check-ups for men were stressed. The article also quoted Betty Gallo saying that women can influence the health of men […]