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How to Know if Your Prostate Cancer Will Recur

Metastatic Prostate Cancer – Are You in That Category? By a factor of at least five, the number one question we receive here at PCAP is “what is the likelihood that my prostate cancer will recur?”  And the short answers have always been “it’s difficult to say” or “every man is different.” And both of more…

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How To Know if Your Prostate Cancer Will Return

The 7 Easy Steps to Surviving Prostate Cancer … I’ve been talking for years about how easy it is to take a PSA blood test. But, as we all know, talking about something is easier than actually doing it. So, this year I decided to document the entire process and show you can you can more…

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Will Your Prostate Cancer Recur?

image of a cancer cell

Decipher prostate cancer classifier predicts the aggressiveness of prostate cancer and it’s likelihood of recurrence.

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Ride With Us at The 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

The Prostate Cancer Awareness Project is honored to be one of the non-profits that the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo closely works with to carry out its charitable mission. We invite you to join us at the 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo in Harrisonburg, VA. This challenging and adventurous cycling event takes place on September 20, more…

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Prostate Cancer Survivor Inspirational Video: Steve “Radioactive Ironman” Cooper

We recently shared this extremely inspiring video on our Facebook page about Steve “Radioactive Ironman” Cooper, a board member of ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer. It’s too good not to share again on our blog. The video was originally posted by ZERO. Steve Cooper was diagnosed with prostate cancer in December 2012 with more…

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It’s Minority Health Month: A Reminder For Men To Get Tested for Prostate Cancer

National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month presented by the Office of Minority Health.  This year they celebrate 30 Years of Advancing Health Equity. This office addresses disease prevention, health promotion, risk reduction, healthier lifestyle choices, use of health care services and barriers to health care for racial and ethnic minorities. This month we would like to bring more more…

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Follow Up Ultra Sounds Can Aid in Breast Cancer Detection

Connecticut was the first state to enact groundbreaking legislation mandating that patients undergoing mammography be educated about their breast density with the option to have a follow-up ultrasound. Jean M. Weigert, head of breast imaging for the Hospital of Central Connecticut, performed a chart review to see how well this process worked in detecting cancers more…

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We the People Say Yes to GMO Labeling

Countries requiring GMO labeling

Do you want to know what you are actually eating? Do you care if your food has been genetically modified? Well, you are not alone. According to a recent article, 91% of Americans support GMO labeling.  Unlike America and Canada, sixty four other countries have labeling requirements. Image Credit: gmo-awareness.com A Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) more…

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4 Convincing Reasons to Start Cycling

Outdoor cycling

We, at the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project (PCAP) are exercise enthusiasts. We host and sponsor several events throughout the year to encourage fitness and healthy living. Robert Hess, PCAP founder and prostate cancer survivor, has ridden the distance around the world, 24,901.6 miles, in the 10 years since his cancer treatment. Those miles have been a key element more…

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9 Helpful Ways to Transition into Spring Cycling

beautiful spring flowers

I am fortunate to live in sunny California so the weather is fairly nice year round. For my cycling friends in other areas of this great country the Spring probably couldn’t get here soon enough! So this post is for you to help get back into the swing of outside cycling again. Coach John Hughes, more…

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