Mission: The western pennsylvania prostate cancer foundation conducts medical research, including investigations, experiments, and studies to dicover, develop or verify knowledge relating to prostate and other urological disorders. The foundation supports and fosters research, treatment, prevention, education and control of these disorder and will publish the knowledge resulting from this research for the benefit of the public.
Programs: Educational: -participated in cruise for the cure in conjunction with the pittsburgh pirates in the promotion of awareness of prostate cancer screening. - supported ongoing distribution of the publication "prostate cancer, should i be screened? " this pamphlet is available free to the public and has been distributed to numerous primary care practices in the western pennsylvania region. - supported maintenance and updating of www. Prostatecancercare. Com - a patient friendly, information rich online resource for prostate cancer patients and their families. - continued support and distribution of the publication "learning about prostate cancer. "