Prostate Cancer Roundtable Announces Updated National Policy Agenda

For Immediate Release Washington, D.C., January 16, 2013: Representing the interests of the 240,000 American men who are at risk each year for a diagnosis of prostate cancer, and the over 2 million men living today who have been diagnosed with this deadly form of cancer, the members of the Prostate Cancer Roundtable have updated […]

US Preventive Services Task Force Issues Recommendation Against PSA

The U.S. Preventive Service Taskforce (USPSTF) issued a final D recommendation against the use of PSA screening in the early detection of prostate cancer. Members of the Roundtable have expressed their disappointment in a joint statement which can be found here. Members of Congress have also been active in voicing their opposition to the USPSTF’s […]

US Preventive Services Task Force Comment Period Is Closed

The U.S. Preventive Service Taskforce (USPSTF) comment period on the new draft recommendation lowering the PSA screening rating from an I (“inconclusive”) to a D (“The USPSTF recommends against the service.”) is closed. Many Members of Congress have been active in voicing their opposition to the USPSTF’s draft recommendation. Call your Representative and Senators today […]

Prostate Cancer Roundtable Comments on Draft USPSTF PSA Recommendation

In light of the recent draft recommendations against the use of PSA screening for prostate cancer in healthy men made by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), members of the Prostate Cancer Roundtable have come together to express their disappointment. The Roundtable has formally submitted comments to USPSTF expressing that their draft recommendation: • […]

Help us win a key battle for prostate cancer research funding

On March 10 this year, Senator John McCain, in a speech on the floor of the Senate, effectively recommended the elimination of the entire Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) within the Department of Defense, including the critically important Prostate Cancer Research Program. The continuation and expansion of the Prostate Cancer Research Program is at the very heart of the […]

Roundtable web site goes live

The Prostate Cancer Roundtable is pleased to be able to announce its presence on the web after an initial development period. The Roundtable is a forum for development of consensus on public policy issues affecting the current and future prevention, diagnosis, and management of prostate cancer. By bringing together 12 of the major, patient-centric prostate cancer research, […]