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Articles and information we think are relevant to your journey to beat prostate cancer.

Alumni Stories

Alumni Story: Mario Shares About Brachytherapy Success

Mario discusses how he has maintained the same quality of life throughout prostate cancer treatment and successfully brought his PSI number down to a normal …

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No Shave November 2022
Educational Updates

Are No-Shave November and Movember the Same, and Should You Care?

The short answers are no and yes. Movember is a month-long campaign to raise awareness and financial support for men’s health issues like prostate cancer, …

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AS Free Webinar
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Free Webinar: Moving Active Surveillance to the Next Level: Can We Help More Patients?

What: The Active Surveillance Coalition, a collaboration of leading support groups for active surveillance (AS) for prostate cancer, is sponsoring a webinar on Thursday, Nov. …

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100 Black Men Heal
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100 Black Men Heal

What: 3rd Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Event Title: 100 Black Men Heal When: Saturday, October 15, 2022 Where: Greenstone UMC 11211 S. St. Lawrence Ave …

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Debate
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Free Webinar: Prostate Cancer Biopsies…The Great Debate

What: AnCan’s Virtual Support Group for Patients on Active Surveillance for a program, “Prostate Cancer Biopsies…The Great Debate,” on whether transrectal biopsies or transperineal biopsies …

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Eat to Beat Prostate Cancer
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Free Zoom Webinar on Foods That Fight Prostate Cancer: A Webinar For Every Man and People Who Care For Them

What: Free International Zoom Webinar on Foods that Fight Prostate Cancer Title: “Eat To Beat Prostate Disease” – Foods That Promote Prostate Health and Fight Prostate …

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Taking Control of Your Sexual Health After Prostate Cancer
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Taking Control of Your Sexual Health After Prostate Cancer

Being diagnosed with prostate cancer is incredibly stressful. Even though we’ve made great strides in finding and treating prostate cancer, the treatments alone can cause …

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We Walked a Mile in His Shoes!

Finding support and coping with your diagnosis are things many people struggle to navigate. As you begin your journey, being aware of what you may encounter can help make the process easier to handle.

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Top Four Foods To Eat
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Four Foods Every Man Should Be Eating

Finding support and coping with your diagnosis are things many people struggle to navigate. As you begin your journey, being aware of what you may encounter can help make the process easier to handle.

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Coping strategies
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Coping Strategies for Men with prostate cancer

Finding support and coping with your diagnosis are things many people struggle to navigate. As you begin your journey, being aware of what you may encounter can help make the process easier to handle.

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Alumni Stories

Alumni Story: Norm, a High-Risk prostate cancer survivor

Norm, a high-risk prostate cancer survivor, outlines his combination therapy approach, which included LDR brachytherapy, a one-time seed implant procedure.

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Myths and Facts about Bracytherapy
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Myths and Facts of Prostate Brachytherapy

There are many myths and misconceptions in respect to brachytherapy which are commonly accepted as truth. In this video, Steven J. Frank, MD, Professor of …

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Educational Updates

Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Is It Safe?

As you age, your body’s natural testosterone levels begin to decrease. While there are several popular supplements and treatments of various complexities out there, one …

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Educational Updates

Top Prostate Cancer Myths

There are many myths and misconceptions regarding prostate brachytherapy. Below are the most common: Myth: If a man is ‘young’ (under age 62), he should …

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Alumni Story - Ken
Alumni Stories

Alumni Story: Ken Shares About Seed Implants

Ken, a former patient who had intermediate risk prostate cancer and was treated with seed implants and shares his experience.

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TNM Staging
Educational Updates

What Are The Stages of Prostate Cancer?

Being able to differentiate a cancer into stages allows for you and your doctor to better understand how advanced your cancer is and how much …

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Women Prostate Cancer
Educational Updates

Can Women Get Prostate Cancer?

Second to skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men; approximately 300,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with …

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Alumni Stories

Alumni Story: John Aguzino

John Aguzino is a five-year alumni of prostate cancer, and a member of the PCFChicago Board of Directors. What the Prostate Cancer Foundation means to …

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Milk
Educational Updates

High Milk Intake Linked to Prostate Cancer

Researchers at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik performed a study on milk intake during puberty in men. The study group was comprised of 8,894 …

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cancer-hormonal-therapy
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Prostate Cancer Hormonal Therapy Cuts Deaths, Report Says

According to a new review of men with aggressive prostate cancer, hormone-targeted therapy cuts the overall risk of death. It also does not increase the …

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