The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF): How It All Started

prostate cancer foundation The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is a 23-year-old organization that started with the efforts of one patient and became the leading philanthropic organization in the world focused on funding and accelerating research in prostate cancer. After battling with prostate cancer himself and visiting several specialists before finding a treatment, Michael Milken decided to take action against the disease. Discover some of the work of Prostate Cancer Foundation with this article. Formerly known as the CaP CURE, the Prostate Cancer Foundation was founded in 1993 with the purpose of increasing funding to research prostate cancer and ultimately find more effective treatments for the disease that is the second most common type of cancer among men in the USA. In addition to helping accelerate research in the field, the Prostate Cancer Foundation became a primary resource for people dealing with prostate cancer and their loved ones. "PCF has raised nearly $660 million and provided funding to more than 2,000 research programs at nearly 200 cancer centers and universities. The PCF global research enterprise now extends to 19 countries. PCF advocates for greater awareness of prostate cancer and more efficient investment of governmenta
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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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