The Prostate Cancer Foundation Made History By Lighting U.S. Landmarks “Blue” Across All 50 States To Illuminate Prostate Cancer Issue

For the first time in American history, U.S. landmarks in all 50 states (and the District of Columbia) were lit blue on September 3 to kick-off Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. The Prostate Cancer Foundation’s (PCF) “Light It Blue” campaign is a national effort to raise disease awareness and support for men affected by prostate cancer. On one specific day, “Light It Blue” served as a visual reminder that more than 174,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2019 and nearly 32,000 men will die from the disease. It…

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The Prostate Cancer Foundation And The Movember Foundation Announce 2018 Challenge Awards Winners

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and the Movember Foundation today announced four new Movember Foundation-PCF Challenge Award teams at some of the world’s leading academic research institutions will receive a total of $3.5 million to support cross-disciplinary pioneering research toward the goal of finding a cure for prostate cancer. Of these funds, $3 million came from the 2017 Movember U.S. Campaign, and $503,000 came from the 2017 Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. For more than a decade, the PCF and the Movember Foundation have partnered to defeat prostate cancer. To date, the Movember Foundation…

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Chris Tucker Partners With The Prostate Cancer Foundation to “Know the Numbers”

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announced today that actor, comedian and humanitarian Chris Tucker (Rush Hour) will join its National Minority Health Month initiative as a spokesperson to raise awareness about the significant disparities that exist between men of African descent and other ethnicities as well as raise awareness about risk factors associated with the disease.  The PCF, along with Tucker, is encouraging men to “Know the Numbers” by visiting pcf.org/knowthenumbers to view and download a series of important stats and vital information every man of African descent should know.…

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