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.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Rehersals being done before Orion is launched December 4-6th! Petey's name will be added to a Microchip and will be on the Orion flight and launched into space. One day it would be so COOL if Petey could orbit the earth!
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Monday, November 3, 2014
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