About Our Foundation

Posted on September 27, 2018
The Feinstein Foundation for Prostate Cancer is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which was founded by Peter Feinstein in 2003. Peter Feinstein wanted to help out men in Nevada who were not as fortunate with the results and had more limited funds to deal with Prostate Cancer issues. The Foundation is focused on financially assisting men who have been directly affected by Prostate Cancer and dealing with chemotherapy, radiation, and surgeries and have financial difficulties paying rent,
In 1993, about 39 in every 1,000 American men died from the cancer that starts in the walnut-sized gland between the bladder and the penis. Often that’s where the cancer stops; but in some men it progresses and can be life-threatening. With advances in treatment, though, the death toll was halved to under 20 per 1,000 by 2012. But, “in 2013, we noticed that the slope or the speed with which this rate of prostate
“PROSTATE CANCER IS THE most common cancer found in men. However, when it’s caught and treated early, the cure rate is high. After treatment, most men will be able to live cancer free for years, if not for the rest of their lives. In fact, the 5-year survival rate for men with localized prostate cancer is nearly 100 percent. That said, it’s still possible to have a recurrence of the cancer, and between 5 to
Small Study, Big Results Last week the journal Urology put out a statement that suggests, according to a new pilot study, some men who have previously been considered incurable can now possibly be cured. Results from the pilot study showed an aggressive combination of treatments have been shown to eliminate detectable disease in selected men with metastic spread. However, the authors of the study say longer and larger studies are needed to assess the durability of the results. Determining Measures

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