Michael Cooper

Click on the video to see former 5-time NBA Championship Los Angeles Lakers player Michael Cooper describe what’s involved in the RESPOND Study.


Click on the video to see John Carpten, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Translational Genomics, and Director, Institute of Translational Genomics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC discuss the science behind the RESPOND Study.

Patient Story

Click on the video to see prostate cancer survivors, family members, and physicians discuss the importance of the RESPOND Study.

What is RESPOND?

RESPOND is the largest research study ever to look for answers to the prostate cancer health disparity in African American men. Click here to learn more.

Who Are We?

We are a national network of prostate cancer researchers who have joined forces to study prostate cancer in African American men. Click here to see the map of our affiliated sites and the names of researchers, study staff members, and community liaisons involved with the RESPOND Study.

Frequently Asked Questions

We have an extensive list of Questions and Answers regarding many aspects of the RESPOND Study. Click here


These organizations support the RESPOND Study.Click here to see them.

Learn More or Participate

If you would like to be included in the RESPOND Study, or if you would like more information, click here.