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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!

As prostate cancer is the most common genitourinary cancer treated by a urologist and by far the most visible cancer from the standpoint of public awareness, the Prostate Cancer Advisory Council team members are doing their part to increase awareness of this challenging disease.

Introducing Dr. PSA

Prostate cancer early detection screening aims to reduce deaths from prostate cancer by detecting cancer that may be life threatening at an early stage where it may be treated and managed effectively.

CCRAB Summer Newsletter

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Spring 2021 CCRAB meeting. Meeting materials are available at www.ccrab. org/2021/5/spring-2021-cancer-control-research-advisory-council-general-membership-meeting.

CCRAB Newsletter – Winter 2021

1.  CCRAB Annual Report PublishedThe 2021 CCRAB Annual Report is now available online at 2.  Updated Florida Cancer Plan PublishedThe updated 2020-2025 Florida Cancer Plan was published in January 2021 and is now available online at: plan. The updated Plan includes changes that were…

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!

What Are Some Important Facts and Statistics About Prostate Cancer? Prostate cancer represents the most common solid organ cancer in US men and the third leading cause of cancer deaths behind lung and colorectal cancer. About 1 man in 9 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.Prostate cancer…

CCRAB Newsletter – Summer 2020

Cancer in the Time of CoronavirusOn April 3, 2020, CCRAB, North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative, and UF Health Cancer Center hosted Cancer in the Time of Coronavirus webinar to provide information for cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and providers on how to best navigate cancer treatment and survivorship during…

PCAC says Thank You!

The Prostate Cancer Advisory Council wants to say Thank You to all on the front lines fighting COVID-19. You are changing lives and inspiring hope.

Should I Get Screened for Prostate Cancer?

If you are thinking about being screened, you and your doctor should consider your personal risk factors and how you value the potential benefits and harms of screening, diagnosis, and treatment.