Tag: "prostate Cancer"

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Register today for the Women Against Prostate Cancer Advocacy Day 2010

Register today for the Women Against Prostate Cancer Advocacy Day 2010

Register today for the first annual WAPC Advocacy Day on July 19 & 20, 2010!