These are Petey's waiting to be made. They are all cracked and cleaned. Now the long process of adding the arms, hands, feet and eyes.
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.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Monday, May 18, 2015
Hi Linda, my name is Dr. David Hall, a urologist outside of Indianapolis. I'm working on a patient centered urology app and came across your prostate cancer page when doing some research. Our goal is to help connect patients and families struggling with specific urology conditions such as prostate cancer. We've created a beta version we're testing now to elicit feedback on the platform, the functionality, and the idea. I'd love to have your feedback on whether it would be something you'd find useful and perhaps see if you knew of anyone also interested in testing the idea. With time, we hope to build a social health tool to connect people around their health problems, questions, etc. It's only urology for now, but the plan is to expand to all specialties and even other allied health fields, fitness, etc.
Thanks for responding, no worries! I really appreciate your time and am glad to hear your husband is a Prostate cancer survivor! Yes, it is hard to get people to talk about Prostate cancer. The app we're creating is designed to help connect others around health conditions affecting them. You can login with any social account or simply create an account. After building a profile, you can explore topics such as Prostate cancer and as users join, even connect with others going through the same thing. The website is currently located at myud.sixfeetup.com (temporary location while we "test" the platform and function and gain feedback). I again appreciate your time and hope you're able to sign up and take it for a spin. Any feedback would be helpful. For example, what do you think of the idea, would you use it, would you invite others, how would you make it better? If there are other page members or friends and family that you think would benefit, feel free to share. I'll be sure
To check out his FB and blog also. Awesome mascot too!
Monday, May 11, 2015
When I started requesting Cities and Villages in Ohio, for a Proclamation my map was bare. WOW look at it now 141 markers of Proclamations and Commitments for September. Thank you for your support I. Raising awareness to Prostate Cancer in your Cities and Villages.