Tag Archive: national cancer institute

Diversity in Clinical Trials for Prostate Cancer

Men of Color are Underrepresented in Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials What exactly is a clinical trial and why are they... Read More

Coordinating Federal Resources

What We’re Asking of Congress Ensure best use of scarce federal dollars Continue aggressive pursuit of promising science Improve coordination... Read More

Walking pace among cancer survivors may be important for survival

A new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has... Read More

Recently diagnosed with cancer? What to look for in a treatment facility

Cancer statistics can be jarring. For example, in 2020, it was estimated that more than 1.8 million new cases of... Read More

What African-Americans and Other Minorities Need to Know About Their Risks for Cancer

The good news on cancer? According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), cancer incidence and mortality overall are declining in... Read More

Cancer Sees Color: Investigating Racial Disparities in Cancer Care

Black and Latino patients are more likely to receive a diagnosis of and die of cancer than White patients. How... Read More

Seeing clinical trials from both sides

Like many men with prostate cancer, my introduction to clinical trials started with my primary care doc saying “Your PSA... Read More

Advances in Prostate Cancer Research

NCI-funded researchers are working to advance our understanding of how to prevent, detect, and treat prostate cancer.  Most men diagnosed... Read More