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Men Against the Beast - from Patient-passive to Patient-active Prostate Cancer Intervention
 

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This presentation from 2000 discusses patient activism and government research support for Prostate Cancer.

This presentation from 2000 discusses patient activism and government research support for Prostate Cancer.

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    Men Against the Beast - from Patient-passive to Patient-active Prostate Cancer Intervention Men Against the Beast - from Patient-passive to Patient-active Prostate Cancer Intervention Presentation Transcript

    • Men Against the Beast from Patient-passive to Patient-active Prostate Cancer Intervention
    • THE DREAD: Prostate Cancer in the U.S.A.
      • Affects aproximately 10 million men
      • 179,300 new cases in 1999
      • 37,000 died from PCa in 1999
    • Consequences of Treatment:
      • Impotence
      • Incontinence
      • Loss of Libido
    • PCa organizations
      • 1987: American Foundation for Urologic Disease
      • 1990: US-TOO
      • 1993: CaP-CURE
      • 1994: American Prostate Society
      • 1996: National Prostate Cancer Coalition
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    • Mortality by type of Cancer and Age
      • Yearly rate per 100.000 persons
    • Prostate and Breast Cancer Mortality by Year
      • Yearly rate per 100.000 persons
    • Prostate and Breast Cancer Mortality by Race
      • Yearly rate per 100.000 persons
    • Impotence Research
      • 1982: International Society for Impotence Research
      • 1989: International Meeting of Andrology
      • 1990’s: vacuum devices
      • 1992: NIH Consensus Development Conference on Impotence
      • 1995: European Society of Impotence Research
      • 1995: Alprostadil
      • 1998: Viagra
    • Scientific Meetings on Prostate Cancer
    • NCI Appropriations 1980-1999
    • Compare: NCI Research dollars by type of cancer
    • Cancer is incurable, but avoidable Cancer is inevitable, but treatable/curable Prevention So let’s work in So let’s work in Treatment/cure Life-style Regulation Regulatory perspective Survivorship perspective
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