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How Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer Can Fail

How Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer Can Fail Since the introduction of the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test in the early 1990’s, the medical community has Robert Warren HessFounder struggled with the issue of over treatment of prostate cancer. The PSA test detects many low-risk prostate cancers that do not immediate treatment.  The treatment protocol more…

How to handle prostate cancer recurrence

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How to handle prostate cancer recurrence Robert Warren HessFounderProstate Cancer Survivor Prostate cancer recurrence is the most common question we receive here at the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project. Unfortunately, there is no simple answer. The chances of your prostate cancer returning depend on your particular prostate cancer and the circumstances of your diagnosis and treatment. more…

New test may diagnose prostate cancer more accurately

picture of PCAP CEO Robert Warren Hess taking his annual prostate cancer PSA test

New test may diagnose prostate cancer more accurately Robert Warren Hess By Robert Warren Hess Prostate cancer can be defeated if it’s found early.  But only if it’s found early! The PSA (prostate specific antigen) blood test has been the gold standard for screening since the early 1990’s and has been credited with both reducing more…

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Racing to End Cancer – Sitrep #1

Racing for Prostate Cancer 2016 – Year 2 by Robert Warren Hess Johan Schwartz raced last year on the Pirelli World Tour for prostate cancer awareness and the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project is pleased to support Johan and his team for 2016. Johan will be racing a Honda Civic on TCA class at Circuit of the more…

What Prostate Cancer Treatment – if Any – is Right for You?

What Prostate Cancer Treatment – if Any – is Right for You? This is a frequent question here on the website and the answer is – that ever annoying “it depends.” It depends on the stage of your prostate cancer, its aggressiveness, and the outcomes that you want for your treatment. And, of course, your more…

How to Love Exercising, Even When You Hate It!

Picture of PCAP founder Robert Warren Hess at the top of Mount Baldy

How I’m Able to Ride to Stop My Cancer Right after my prostate cancer surgery in May 2003, I jumped back on my bicycle and started riding again. Since May 3, 2003, I’ve risen 27,318.28 miles – yes, I track every ride I take – more than one time around the world. At the Summit more…

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Inaugural Cancer Survivor Symposium – Day One

January 15, 2016 marked the first symposium formally looking at cancer survivorship issues and I’m attending as an American Society of Clinic Oncology (ASCO) patient advocate. As a 12-year prostate cancer society, I’m thrilled to see ASCO and it’s partners bring this symposium to life.   If you are a Twitter user, you can follow more…

My Trip Around the World For Cancer – Sitrep 1/14/2016 . . .

PCAP CEO Robert Warren Hess riding his bicycle

I spent a great career in the US Army, so I still tend to use some Army jargon. “Sitrep” is short for situation report. As you know from my previous posts, I use bicycling as a key exercise tool in keeping my prostate cancer at bay. Over a period of ten years I rode a more…

How I keep My Cancer from Recurring . . .

Research shows that 1/3 of all cancer is related to diet and exercise habits. I’m now entering my 13th year as a prostate cancer survivor and I’m determined to make coming back as hard as possible for my prostate cancer. One of my key tools has been exercise; mostly bicycling, walking, and workouts in the more…

How to Use Your Office Time to Stay Fit

PCAP Founder and CEO Robert Warren Hess figures out how to clear email while training for his cycling trip around the world.

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