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, November 14, 2015

Men's Health

Thank you for participating in the photo yesterday at the Inn at Penn. We will use the pic as part of our men's health awareness messaging this month.  If there is anything you'd like us to include in our posts specific to your efforts, please let me know. Keep up the good work. Brian

Prostate Cancer Evidence Acadrmy

Happy Birthday Trevor

Petey wants to wish Trevor a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

As Trevor turns 11 years old today he is fighting his second battle with a rare for of prostate cancer in young men. We met Trevor in 2014 when he was going through Chemo. We were at a ZERO Summit in Washington DC even going through Chemo he touched so many lives. I am so proud to call this young man my friend!

Friday, November 13, 2015

University of Pennsylvania

Petey and #BlueSockMonkeyDuck are here at the Prostate Cancer Evidence Academy.

Off to University of Pennsylvania

Petey and #BlueSockMonkeyDuck are off to University of Pennsylvania! Today is the Prostate Cancer Evidence Academy.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

NO you're NOT!!!

Guys you are NOT to young! Prostate cancer can strike at ANY AGE!! Our Superhero and friend Trevor on his last treatment for prostate cancer. He was diagnosed at 9 years old with an rare form of prostate cancer. For over a year his cancer way gone. On Saturday Trevor will turn 11 a few days ago they received more heartbreaking news. His prostate cancer has returned!

Petey's friend Trevor loves Sock Monkeys. Yesterday before our trip to Pennsylvania we found this little guy outside our car. We picked him up and now he is on our trip with us. He and Petey are taking pictures for Trevor and soon #BlueSockMonkeyDuck with finish his Journey to Oklahoma to live with Trevor! 
Trevor on his last day of Chemo!

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

#BlueSockMonkeyDuck

#BlueSockMonkeyDuck  is taking a long Road Trip cross Country! Where is he going to end up?