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.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Friday, April 18, 2014
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Columbus, OH — Pints for Prostates will be at Gordon Biersch in Columbus, OH at 401 N. Front Street on April 17, 2014 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The event will feature a special tapping of a barrel of the seasonal beer at 6:30 p.m. Gordon Biersch will provide free appetizers.
The event supports the Pints for Prostates campaign, a nationwide effort that reaches men through the universal language of beer. You can get more information about Pints for Prostates at www.pintsforprostates.org.
According to the National Cancer Institute, there will be more than 238,000 men diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2013. Nearly 30,000 men will die from the disease this year.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
|This is what it looked like when I seen the bone Doctor! |
Very pretty right?
|Starting to heal but still hurts very much!|