Cancer “journey”? … What cancer “journey?”

One of the ways that some prostate cancer patients help themselves (and others) is through the ways that they engage with other patients and families and the health care systems in the areas where they live. … READ MORE …

Good advocacy, good advice, and the quality of CARE

Your sitemaster has decided that we need to be very clear about something related to the management of (in particular) low-risk and very low-risk, localized prostate cancer — but it applies across the prostate cancer spectrum over time … … READ MORE …

Being an advocate — thoughts on what it means

I am an advocate by surprise.  I believe I join a group of thousands, maybe millions who would say the same.

What Tony Crispino does to pass the time when he’s bored (NOT!)

Many readers may be interested in this article about Tony Crispino (a regular commentator on this web site) and his activities as a prostate cancer advocate. It appeared a few days ago in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

PCPC3 advocates for long-term funding increase for DoD PCRP

PCPC3 — the the patient-centered prostate cancer collaborative coalition — has just issued a detailed statement in strong support of an increase in the funding for the Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP) within the US Department of Defense. … READ MORE …

Introducing PCPC3

The following statement was issued this morning by a new, patient-centric group of prostate cancer education, advocacy, and support organizations here in the USA. As indicated below, Prostate Cancer International — the parent organization behind The “New” Prostate Cancer InfoLink — is a founder member of the new group. … READ MORE …

The cost of drugs for the treatment of cancer — in the pressure cooker

According to an announcement this morning from The Mayo Clinic, a group of 118 leading cancer experts has drafted proposals for reducing the high cost of cancer drugs and voiced support for a patient-based grassroots movement demanding action on the issue. … READ MORE …