Tag Archive: veterans health administration

Veterans, Prostate Cancer, and ZERO

When it comes to prostate cancer, one of the lesser-known facts is that Veterans are one of the most vulnerable... Read More

A Veteran’s Call To Action: My Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Five years after my first battle with prostate cancer, I was recently diagnosed with another recurrence and it’s a rather... Read More

A Veteran’s Call To Action

Prostate cancer is the number one diagnosed solid tumor cancer in the Veteran’s Health Administration (VHA) system. There are over... Read More

Black Men with Prostate Cancer Treated with Radiation in VA Health System See Improved Outcomes

Black race was associated with improved prostate cancer-specific mortality and all-cause mortality among men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer who received... Read More

House, Senate pass bills to study the number of cancers striking military pilots

The Department of Defense would be required to identify how many of their current or former aviators have been diagnosed... Read More

Honor the Fallen by Protecting the Living

Every Memorial Day is special to me. Yes, like many other Americans I can enjoy a barbecue and time with... Read More

Veterans’ Health Bill Promotes Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Care Program

The American Urological Association (AUA) today announced its support for the Veterans Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Act, introduced on March... Read More

National veteran dataset will help dissect mental illness, prostate cancer connections

There appears to be an unhealthy synergy between mental illness and prostate cancer, and researchers are working to dissect the... Read More

VA to launch research initiative on toxic exposures

The Department of Veterans Affairs will launch a major research initiative in fiscal 2021 on military environmental exposures and their... Read More

Air Force Examining Possible Increased Prostate Cancer Risk for Pilots

The Air Force has begun to look at whether there’s increased risk for prostate cancer among its fighter pilots. A... Read More