VPCa gets new web site on line

The organization known as Veterans Prostate Cancer Awareness (VPCa) was initially founded by Mike (“Bing”) Crosby back in 2016. … READ MORE …

Boxer, Cummings introduce “Prostate Cancer Detection Research and Education Act”

According to a media release on the web site of Senator Barbara Boxer (D, CA), the senator, in conjunction with Representative Elijah Cummings, has introduced legislation in the U.S. Congress to be known as the “Prostate Cancer Detection Research and Education Act.” … READ MORE …

MLB ramps up efforts for prostate cancer awareness/funding

The “New” Prostate Cancer InfoLink wants to take a “time out” to recognize the annual efforts made in the USA each year by Major League Baseball (MLB) to support prostate cancer awareness and help raise money for prostate cancer research. … READ MORE …

Major league sports and prostate cancer … a challenge

So here in the USA, Major League Baseball has been a long-time supporter of a significant initiative to spread awareness of prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Let’s light the White House blue in September (redux!)

Last May, Dan Zenka of the Prostate Cancer Foundation (motivated by his own recent diagnosis) first suggested the idea of lighting the White House blue in September to celebrate Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Now there’s been a formal request supported by many of the leading prostate cancer advocacy organizations (including Dan and the Prostate Cancer Foundation). … READ MORE …

Lighting up the White House in September

Dan Zenka thinks we should be lighting the White House blue for Prostate Cancer Awareness Week this September. The “New” Prostate Cancer InfoLink agrees. So … read Dan’s blog and then e-mail the President and Mrs. Obama. Your commentator has already sent in his supporting e-mail.

70 percent of men in UK don’t know to ask for a PSA test

According to a poll commissioned by the Prostate Cancer Charity in the UK, 20 percent of British men who meet “at-risk” age criteria and who ask their family doctor for a PSA test have their request turned down. … READ MORE …