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Study Links Drinking Coffee to Reduced Risk of Prostate Cancer

A Harvard School of Public Health study that spanned over two decades and included almost 48,000 men found that antioxidants in coffee can help prevent prostate cancer. Even men who drank just a few cups of coffee a day, regular or decaf, were found to have a significantly lower risk of developing prostate cancer. While […]

Researcher Q&A with Gang Zeng, Ph.D.

To raise awareness of preventable diseases during men’s health month, we are highlighting the research of Dr. Gang Zeng, an associate professor of urology, at UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center. Dr. Zeng received a two-year grant from the Foundation in the spring of 2006. His research project focused on examining epitope arrays as a potentially complementary […]

Cutting-Edge Cancer Researchers Thank the Foundation for Early Support

May is National Cancer Research Month and, coincidentally, the Prevent Cancer Foundation heard from two cutting-edge cancer prevention and early detection researchers expressing their thanks for the Foundation’s early support of their work. Dr. Gang Zeng, an associate professor of urology, at UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center recently wrote to thank the Prevent Cancer Foundation for […]

Gordon Cole's Prostate Cancer Screening Story

Cancer Survivor, Squared When his doctor diagnosed him with prostate cancer, Gordon Cole’s reaction was not what one would have expected. He didn’t think, I’m going to beat this. And he didn’t think, I wish I’d climbed Everest. Sitting in his doctor’s office, he thought, Oh, no! Now there’s another area I’ll have to research! In August […]

Betty Gallo: The Making of a Prostate Cancer Advocate

I met my husband, the late Congressman Dean A. Gallo (NJ-11) on August 26, 1986. I had my doubts about politicians, but Dean restored my faith in them. The first 6 years were great, but in February 1992 everything changed. Dean was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. Dean’s PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) level was 883; the traditional PSA […]

Dr. Richard Wender: The Manly Thing to Do

The strongest predictor of how long a new-born baby is destined to live is not whether they’re born in a city or in a rural area, their nationality, or the color of their skin.  It’s whether they are born male or female.  Men live about 5 fewer years than women. Are men just genetically predisposed […]

Right Diet For Prostate Cancer Prevention

Dr. Zhou is currently researching how a dietary combination of soy and black tea could significantly inhibit the development and progression of prostate cancer in a synergistic manner.

The Prevent Cancer Super Colon® Comes to a Community Near You

The Prevent Cancer Super Colon® is coming to your community. The 2010 tour will kick off on March 3 in San Diego, CA to celebrate National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This unique educational exhibit will stop in major cities across the country in such public venues as parks, plazas, and health care centers. Besides visiting […]

Farrah Fawcett’s Death Sheds Light on Anal Cancer

With the recent death of Farrah Fawcett, anal cancer has become an unlikely and uncomfortable topic of conversation across America. Since one of the cornerstones of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s mission is education, the Foundation wanted to provide some answers to questions about this often shunned cancer to help educate the public and lift some […]