The Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) is launching its "Fifth Annual Father's Day Rally Against Prostate Cancer" with an ambitious goal of reaching one million persons. This will be the largest and most visible prostate cancer education and awareness effort ever undertaken to focus on Black America. The Rally will be held on June 16, 2013 in partnership with churches nationwide during their regular church services... More
Prostate cancer survivors play a crucial role in the success of the Rally by mobilizing their churches and communities around this effort. PHEN is appealing to all prostate cancer survivors, and their family members, to join in to support and help lead the Rally in meeting its one million person goal. All are invited to join the PHEN Survivor Network.
POST OPERATIVE RADIATION FOR PROSTATE CANCER
WEBCAST: Wednesday, March 13th at 6 pm ET
The March 13th webcast will feature a presentation on:
"Post - Operative Radiation for Prostate Cancer"
Presenter: Neil E. Martin, MD, MPH
Studies have shown that radiation treatment immediately following prostate cancer surgery improves progression free survival. Studies also show that African American men are less likely to receive radiation following surgery than white men. How does this lack of aggressive treatment contribute to the African American mortality disparity?
9th Annual African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit -
Thursday & Friday, Sept. 19th - 20th
A PROSTATE CANCER DREAM TEAM PROJECT
A Treatment Opportunity for Black Men
A unique opportunity for Black prostate cancer patients to receive treatment with a drug approved by the FDA to increase survival and to participate in a groundbreaking project that will help define the future approach for treating prostate cancer.