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Prostate Network 1st Wed Meeting

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We invite all prostate cancer survivors, their partners and those helping in the fight to join us.

Prostate Network 4th annual #ProstateCancer Awareness Day at #theK Sat 6/16/2018 1:15 pm ticket & t-shirt combo $25 Go Kansas City Royals get your tickets here https://bit.ly/2GAqqWl

The Metastatic Prostate Cancer Project (MPCP) has launched and is open for enrollment. MPCP is a research initiative designed for men with advanced and metastatic prostate cancer. Based at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the project seeks clinical and genomic data from affected men through a patient-driven study environment. Men with metastatic prostate cancer across the country can participate through a secure and confidential website comprised of a short survey, and an electronic consent form. Men who participate in the study will receive a saliva kit, which will be returned to the Broad Institute. The study team will request copies of pertinent medical records from the hospitals that provide care for each man’s prostate cancer. Men are also encouraged to elect to receive a blood kit and share a blood sample, as well as grant the study team access to archived tissue for further/future study and testing. Collected data is confidential and protected, trends are shared with patients, and anonymized data is made widely available to the research community to accelerate the development of new treatment strategies. https://mpcproject.org/home
Check out our partner ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer project, Decode Your Prostate Cancer - Outsmart Your Tumor with a Molecular Profile

What is Molecular Profiling?
Your cancer is as unique as your genes. Molecular profiling can help doctors better understand your tumor’s gene mutations, which could unlock treatment opportunities. Your medical team may be able to craft an individualized treatment plan of targeted therapies and clinical trials based on your specific molecular profile.

Through ZERO’s Decode Your Prostate Cancer program, eligible patients with metastatic prostate cancer can access their molecular profiles for free and receive a tailored plan of care based on the mutations driving their cancers. This program is provided in partnership with Perthera, a leading company in precision medicine.

For more e-mail info@zerocancer.org or see https://zerocancer.org/get-support/decode-prostate-cancer/
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