Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world's largest organization pursuing research on prostate cancer. They aim to discover new treatments by sponsoring clinical studies to fight the disease. The foundation continues its mission with the help of funding obtained from corporations and individuals, then grants it to research centers.

Fast Facts:

  • Has raised more than $350 million and funded more than 1,400 research projects at nearly 150 institutions worldwide.
  • Eight programs of 18 leading research institutions and 36 researchers were selected on the foundation's 2008 Challenge Awards, with a $19-million budget.
  • Mortality rate from prostate cancer has significantly reduced since the creation of PCF.