The Media, Famous Old Men, and Prostate Cancer

Jerry Brown

A few months ago, it was Warren Buffet (82). Last week, it was actor Ian McKellen (73) and California Governor Jerry Brown (74). All these older men announced that they had localized prostate cancer. Buffet has completed radiation therapy; Brown is slated to begin it shortly. McKellan revealed that he’s been following active surveillance (i.e., […]

Has Men’s Cancer Activism Finally Found Its Mo…Jo?

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Every prostate cancer advocate had heard the depressing comparison with breast cancer advocacy. Most people—and a huge list of corporate sponsors—know what pink means during the month of October, but few realize that September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month. Efforts to promote the color blue in support of prostate cancer advocacy in the same manner […]