Who We Are
The Prostate Health Education Network, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2003 by Thomas A. Farrington, a retired Information Technology Executive, and author of the books “Battling the Killer Within,” and “Battling the Killer Within and Winning.” PHEN is a leading patient education and advocacy organization with programs and initiatives nationwide. With a mission and focus that encompass addressing the prostate cancer racial disparity, PHEN programs and initiatives include: Patient education and awareness webcasts and webinars; Clinical Trials Rally; Church Partnerships; PHEN television; Daddy’s Boys Stage-play and films; and Annual African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit.
“As a twenty year prostate cancer survivor I have experienced the enormous challenges of identifying treatment pathways and the most appropriate treatments for myself. I personally designed PHENPath to support the needs of all prostate cancer patients as we travel along our personal journeys.”
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This information is provided for educational purposes only to support patients in understanding and discussing appropriate treatment options with their doctors. Included is information from treatment guidelines for doctors and other sources. However, this information should not be considered as patient treatment guidelines or recommendations, but as educational materials only. Patients should discuss treatments identified herein with their doctors to understand the risks and benefits of each based on their personal diagnosis. Treatment decisions should only be made between the patient and his doctor.