“PHEN is committed to providing timely informational resources to support the special needs of prostate cancer patients and caregivers during this COVID-19 pandemic. We must stay connected!”

Thomas A. Farrington, PHEN President

What You Need To Know

“Why Vitamin D is Important”

A weakened immune system from cancer and certain cancer treatments increases the risk of COVID-19. Therefore, it is important to remember:

  • Sleep and nutrition are important for the immune system.
  • Make sure your medical condition is under control.
  • Stress can negatively affect the immune system.
  • It is especially important to practice social distancing.
  • If you have a high or low temperature, persistent cough, or shortness of breath – call your doctor.
  • How to Make a Face Mask

Concerns, Health News and More

Your Concerns

Let us know your concerns and experiences on how you are being impacted by COVID-19. 

News, Information and Myths

Relevant COVID-19 prostate cancer news and information.
“Knowledge is the Best Defense Against Prostate Cancer”

Patients and Caregivers

“Keep a positive attitude, stay healthy and maintain a balanced social relationship.”  – Philadelphia, PA 

Prayers and Inspirational Messages

Adrian Backus, JD, MDiv.,
PHEN Director of Partnerships and Outreach

About PHEN

PHEN is a prostate cancer patient education and advocacy organization founded in 2003 to with a mission to eliminate the African American prostate cancer disparity and to support the needs of all men.

PHEN Network 

Join survivors and caregivers in the fight against prostate cancer.

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