Action needed to support prostate cancer research funding (again)

Prostate Cancer International and PCPC3 (along with ZERO and others) encourage our American readers to call or e-mail your senators between now and Monday, please … READ MORE …

Keeping funding for the DoD’s prostate cancer research initiatives on track

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate approved legislation that will probably keep funding for the Prostate Cancer Research Program of the Department of Defense’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program fully intact for 2013 (subject, of course, to the issue of “sequestration” — otherwise known as “the S word”). However, we need help for 2014! … READ MORE …

Current status of proposed funding for the DoD PCRP in FY 2012

An amendment  to the Defense Appropriations Act offered by Congressman Cliff Stearns (R, FL) on the floor of the House of Representatives yesterday has added back $16 million to the Department of Defense’s Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP). The amendment was passed by a voice vote and supported by members of both political parties. … READ MORE …

48 hours at the IMPaCT symposium in Orlando: Part I

Most medical-scientific meetings that deal (at least in part) with prostate cancer are inhabited by academic scientists, clinicians, and various types of representative of commercial companies. … READ MORE …

US Department of Defense prostate cancer research program

Apparently the US House of Representatives approved the Department of Defense (DoD) appropriations bill last night before “vanishing” for their winter vacation, including (for the seventh consecutive year) $80 million for the DoD Congressionally Directed Prostate Cancer Research Program for FY2010. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer research funding initiative

Several US-based prostate cancer organizations are working together to seek a major increase in funding for prostate cancer research through the Department of Defence prostate cancer research funding program for financial year 2010.

If you are a US citizen affected by prostate cancer please take action on this initiative! For details, see the appropriate section on our Social Network or the web site of ZERO, or contact either Us TOO or your state prostate cancer advocacy coalition. Action is needed now through March 31.