Cancer patient survey on diet, exercise, and weight management

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has put together a brief research survey to learn more about patients’ experiences with cancer care. Specifically, ASCO is interested in patient’s perspectives on how things like diet, exercise, and weight management are incorporated into cancer care. … READ MORE …

Jane Brody on prostate cancer in the NYT

Jane Brody is an experienced journalist who writes regularly about issues related to health care in The New York Times. Your sitemaster regularly reads her columns because she does her homework with care and provides sound information for her readers. … READ MORE …

Survey on imaging in the management of prostate cancer

Members of the Coalition for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Research (CIBR) are interested in patient perspectives  and experiences in relation to imaging in the diagnosis, work-up, and management of men with or suspected of having prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

How to “live well” with prostate cancer

There’s no simple way to prevent the onset of prostate cancer or to prevent its progression over time (e.g., based on diet or taking supplements or exercising like a maniac). However, … READ MORE …

GU Oncology Symposium starts today in San Francisco

So the annual ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium will start this morning in San Francisco. For those who are interested, the abstracts of all the presentations to be give (oral and posters) are already freely available on line. There are “only” about 770 of them in total (but they aren’t all about prostate cancer). Click here to get all the details!

Next patient conference near Cincinnati, OH, in April 2020

On Saturday, April 18, 2020, Prostate Cancer International (PCaI) will collaborate with the local chapter of the Cancer Support Community to hold a patient and family educational conference on prostate cancer near Cincinnati, OH. … READ MORE …

Areas of consensus at APCCC last year … see Table 1

So your sitemaster has been looking through the full report from the APCCC meeting held in Basel last year — as he promised he would. … READ MORE …