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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is here, and while it may mean the end of summer, it’s also a time to get into action, it’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. A time for organizations, the media, and individuals like you to work together and speak out about prostate cancer and the benefits of early detection. Whether you have a busy […]

Top 10 Things Women Should Know About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer continues to be the second-leading cause of cancer death in men, with over 230,000 men diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. When someone is diagnosed with prostate cancer, the effects of the disease often reach to friends and family, particularly a wife or partner. The diagnosis, treatment and side effects of prostate cancer affect the surrounding family as […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Prostate Cancer Survivor Inspires Others With Cross Country Ride

Prostate Cancer Survivor Inspires Others With Cross Country Ride

Robert Hess is no stranger to taking on a challenge. He is a retired Army officer, business owner, Senior Fellow at the Center for the Digital Future, Annenberg School, USC, USA Cycling coach, amateur competitive cyclist, Harley Davidson enthusiast, and writer.

The Need for Support After Prostate Cancer

The Need for Support After Prostate Cancer

Thoughts and experiences on emotional health and intimacy after prostate cancer in this excellent podcast from Roswell Park Cancer Insitute.

And the Women Gather Radio Show Speaks with WAPC

And the Women Gather Radio Show Speaks with WAPC

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.