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.


Saturday, October 31, 2015

Grow & Give

Petey is participating in ZERO Grow and Give 2015. Help Petey reach his goal. Or start your own!

http://www.kintera.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=1148519&supId=409782283&extSiteType=1

Friday, October 30, 2015

Movember 2015


Happy Halloween

Even in his costume Petey is raising awareness for Prostate Cancer! 
Having a PSA might be scary but learning that you have Prostate Cancer is even scarier! A simple PSA could save your life! 

Friday, October 16, 2015

Congress

Congresswoman Beatty speech to Congress on our 32nd Wedding Anniversary.

Sidney Daily News

http://sidneydailynews.com/news/6058/couple-bring-education-campaign-to-council

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Congresswoman Beatty

On September 28th Congresswoman Beatty spoke about on our 32nd Wedding Anniversary for what we are doing to raise awareness for Prostate Cancer in Ohio. Thank you Congresswoman Beatty for your support as well!
https://www.congress.gov/crec/2015/09/28/CREC-2015-09-28-pt1-PgH6292-5.pdf