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PCPC3 strongly favors continued and increased future funding for the DoD’s Prostate Cancer Research Program

A long-term advocacy priority for PCPC3 is an increase in funding to support the successful research activities of the Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP) within the Department of Defense’s… 1,000 more words

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PCPC3 pleased by recommendation NOT to penalize physicians for use of PSA test to screen for prostate cancer risk

PCPC3 and its members are extremely pleased to learn that a key advisory group to Medicare has recommended that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) step back from a proposal, initially put forward late in 2015, to penalize physicians financially for performing tests for risk of prostate cancer using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. 242 more words

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Recent data from Johns Hopkins highly supportive of active surveillance

PCPC3 is pleased to see the recently published report by Tosoian et al. indicating a 99.9% prostate cancer-specific survival rate at 10 and 15 years post-diagnosis in a cohort of > 1,200 patients initially managed on active surveillance at Johns Hopkins Medical Center. 246 more words

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PCPC3 supportive of NCCN patient guidelines on prostate cancer

PCPC3 is pleased to announce that its entire membership has reviewed and is highly supportive of the most recent version of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s (NCCN’s) new guidelines for patients on the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. 225 more words

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PCPC3 members to hold major events during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and many of the leading patient advocacy organizations coordinate key activities for patients and prostate cancer advocates during this month. 427 more words

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Introducing PCPC3

PCPC3 — the patient-centered prostate cancer collaborative coalition — was initially conceived and discussed by a group of patient education and advocacy organizations attending the annual meeting of the American Urological Association in New Orleans on May 17, 2015. 233 more words

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