Here are this year’s most-read articles compiled by the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
Two New Treatments Approved For Advanced Prostate Cancer
On Friday, 5/15/20, the FDA approved rucaparib, a new medication to treat some patients with advanced prostate cancer. Then, on Tuesday, 5/19/20, olaparib was approved by the FDA for certain metastatic prostate cancers that are not responsive to hormone therapy.
The Long, Wet Road Back to Normal
JP Mac shares his story with prostate cancer and incontinence.
ASCO 2020: Blood Test Predicts Response to Prostate Cancer Treatment
A new blood test can predict how well men with advanced prostate cancer will respond to treatment and could replace some of the existing methods used to characterise and track the disease.
Five Foods to Protect your Prostate
Good news if you’re worried about your prostate health: What you eat can make a difference.
Cleveland Clinic Researchers Validate Link Between Genetic Variant and Poor Outcomes in Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer
Findings lay the foundation for more personalized treatments.
Top 10 Things to Know: Lifestyle Factors and Chronic Disease
Here’s a list of 10 important things you can do to decrease your risk of chronic diseases like cancer, obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.
Breaking News: ADT May Offer Some Protection From COVID-19 in Men with Prostate Cancer
A PCF-funded study of men with prostate cancer in Italy suggests that men with prostate cancer who were taking ADT were 4 times less likely to be infected with the coronavirus than men who were not on ADT (androgen deprivation therapy), and 5 times less likely to die.
Help for ED after Prostate Surgery: The Basics
An overview of the options available.
VA Launches Clinical Trial for Veterans with COVID-19 Based on Prostate Cancer Drug
Drug may help prevent virus from penetrating lung tissue.
Sexual Health After Prostate Cancer: Patients and Partners
“It’s safe to say that if there are more than 3 million prostate cancer survivors and approximately three-fourths of them are partnered, that’s a lot of people who are being affected by this disease.”
Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer: If It Sounds Too Good To Be True…
Learn why focal therapy for prostate cancer is still considered experimental.
COVID-19 Resources and News
Videos, articles and an appendix to the Prostate Cancer Patient Guide with information about the impact of Covid-19 on prostate cancer patients.
Prostate Cancer’s Sweet Tooth
Learn why cancer patients – and even those not diagnosed with cancer – should keep insulin levels low.
New Genetic Test Could Be the Ultimate In Early Detection
“This is going to change everything.” Soon, you will find out your lifetime risk of getting prostate cancer through a simple saliva or blood test.