Category: Prostate Cancer News

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 […]

Prostate Cancer and Social Security Disability Benefits

Prostate Cancer and Social Security Disability Benefits Article Written By: Ram Meyyappan One of the primary objectives of the Social Security Administration (SSA) is to provide financial assistance to individuals who are unable to support themselves due to a medical condition that makes it impossible for them to earn a livable income.  Prostate Cancer oftentimes prevents […]

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 […]

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 […]