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COMPPARE Enrolls 1,000 Patients

The COMPPARE team was pleased to announce on November 13, 2020 that the study has enrolled 1,000 patients, one-third of its 3,000-patient goal. COMPPARE’s partner site, the James M. Slater, MD Proton Treatment & Research Center, Loma Linda, CA, enrolled the 1,000th patient.

Research and Outcomes for Black Men Are Discussed in Prostate Cancer Webinar

Dr. Nancy Mendenhall, COMPPARE Principal Investigator, and Charles Griggs, COMPPARE Minority Engagement Group Coordinator, participated in “Our Health, Our Voice: Improving Prostate Cancer Outcomes through Participation in Research” on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. EST. The live information session, presented by 100 Black…

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

If you are a man between the ages of 55 and 69, September is a good time to schedule a prostate screening, one that includes both a PSA blood test and prostate examination. Consider the numbers: Prostate cancer is the most common genitourinary cancer treated by a urologist. Approximately one…

COMPPARE Expands Eligibility Criteria

The 2020 COMPPARE Workshop: Accrual, Monitoring, and Engagement, held in Amelia Island, FL, January 17 – 19, 2020, allowed researchers and patients to cross-pollinate their ideas and help COMPPARE succeed. One important outcome of the meeting, the decision to expand COMPPARE eligibility criteria, was derived from…

COMPPARE Reaches Institutional Milestone

The COMPPARE Coordinating Center is very pleased to announce the activation of all 45 original targeted study sites. The UH Seidman Cancer Center was welcomed on June 1, 2020, for a total 12 new sites and principal investigators added to the team: UH Seidman Cancer Center, Cleveland,…

COMPPARE 2020 Workshop

The Coordinating Center team would like to thank the patient stakeholders, minority engagement group members, site PIs, co-investigators, research coordinators, invited speakers, and other dedicated team members who made the COMPPARE 2020 Workshop a success! Archived conference presentations are now available.

Save Our Men: Prostate Health Forum

COMPPARE partner organization, Hampton Roads Prostate Health Forum, led by Minority Engagement Group Member and Patient Stakeholder Mr. Charlie Hill, will hold its annual Save Our Men: Free Prostate Cancer Early Detection Event on February 01, 2020, at Queen Street North Worship Center in Hampton,…

Welcome to Our Newest COMPPARE Partners!

The COMPPARE Coordinating Center is very pleased to welcome 16 new sites and principal investigators to the team: Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ MD Anderson Cancer Center Mays Clinic MGH Francis H Burr PTC Miami Cancer Institute- Baptist Health South Florida Willis Knighton PTC Thomas Jefferson University…

100 Black Men Leadership Summit

Dr. Nancy Mendenhall (COMPPARE PI) and Dr. Curtis Bryant (COMPPARE Co-Investigator) were special guests of the 100 Black Men Health and Wellness Committee at the “Salute to Our Chapter Presidents Luncheon” at the annual Leadership Summit held in Jacksonville, FL, December 11-14, 2019. Dr. Mendenhall…

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