September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month

Whereas, Prostate cancer constitutes 19% of all cancer diagnoses and 8% of all cancer deaths; and

Whereas, In Ohio an estimated 5,840 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 1,020 deaths will occur; and

Whereas, Men with relatives – father, brother, son – with a history of prostate cancer are twice as likely to develop the disease; and

Whereas, Veterans are 1.5 times more likely to get prostate cancer; and

Whereas, Prostate cancer is most commonly diagnosed cancer in American Men and the third leading cause of cancer death behind lung and colon cancer; and

Whereas, this year approximately 161,360 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States alone every year – that’s one man every 3.3 minutes and roughly 26,730 die this year from the disease – which is one man every 20 minutes; and

Whereas, 1 in 8 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. African American men are at the highest risk for the disease with a rate of 1 in 6 men. African American men are 2.3 times more likely to die from the disease: and

Whereas, Education regarding prostate cancer and early detection strategies is critical to saving lives, preserving, and protecting our families; and

Whereas, all men are at risk for prostate cancer and we encourage the citizens of (City) to increase the importance of prostate screenings.


Sunday, February 19, 2017

Utah

In Utah an estimated 1,240 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 210 deaths will occur in 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Connecticut

in Connecticut an estimated 2,140 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 310 deaths will occur in 2017;

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Dublin, Ohio 2017


Avon Lake, Ohio 2017

Thank you Mayor Zilka and the City of Avon Lake for your support with Prostate Cancer Awareness!


Fact:

161,360 men will be told they have prostate cancer in 2017. Currently there are nearly 2.9 million American men living with the disease – roughly equal to the population of Chicago.

I need your support

Please share with your ekected.officials in your area. Ask them for their support for  prostate cancer awareness month with a Proclamaton or Resolution. Please send a copy to me as the Proclamations and Resolutions are used at events to also raise awareness.

The text below can be used for other states as well just remove Ohio statics. If you need the statics for your state contact me and I can provide them.

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month

Whereas, Prostate cancer constitutes 19% of all cancer diagnoses and 8% of all cancer deaths; and

Whereas, In Ohio an estimated 5,840 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 1,020 deaths will occur; and

Whereas, Men with relatives – father, brother, son – with a history of prostate cancer are twice as likely to develop the disease; and

Whereas, Veterans are 1.5 times more likely to get prostate cancer; and

Whereas, Prostate cancer is most commonly diagnosed cancer in American Men and the third leading cause of cancer death behind lung and colon cancer; and

Whereas, this year approximately 161,360 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States alone every year – that’s one man every 3.3 minutes and roughly 26,730 die this year from the disease – which is one man every 20 minutes; and

Whereas, 1 in 8 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. African American men are at the highest risk for the disease with a rate of 1 in 6 men. African American men are 2.3 times more likely to die from the disease: and

Whereas, Education regarding prostate cancer and early detection strategies is critical to saving lives, preserving, and protecting our families; and

Whereas, all men are at risk for prostate cancer and we encourage the citizens of (City) to increase the importance of prostate screenings.

Please contact me for my address.

Thank you
Linda Hoetger
ZERO Prostate Cancer Champion

Georgia

In Georgia an estimated 5,410 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 780 deaths will occur in 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Macedonia, Ohio 2017

Just received a PDF copy in my email. Original is coming in the mail. Thank you Mayor Miglinorini and the City of Macedonia for your support in raising awareness for prostate cancer!