Thursday, February 4, 2016

As the Wife of a Prostate Cancer Survivor and Advocate for awareness. I need your support!

Mayors, Council Members, Doctors, Nurses, Survivors and Caregivers
I would love to have your support in September as well for National Prostate cancer Awareness month!
I would like a copy of your Proclamation/Resoution for Prostate Cancer Awarness month. My husband and I will be in Washington, DC February 22. We will be on Capitol Hill and I will be sharing the Proclamations
My goal is to obtain copies of every states Proclamations and Reslutions!
Please send copy to;
Linda Hoetger
ZERO The End of Prostate Cancer
Champion & Advocate
please contact me for address
2016 text
Proclaiming the month of September 2016 as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
Whereas, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed non-skin cancer in men and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men; and
Whereas prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer related deaths among men; and
Whereas, this year approximately 180,890 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States alone every year – that’s one man every 2.9 minutes and roughly 26,120 die this year from the disease – which is one man every 20 minutes; and

Whereas, 1 in 7 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. African American men are at the highest risk for the disease. African American men are 2.4 times more likely to die from the disease: and
Whereas, Education regarding prostate cancer and early detection strategies is critical to saving lives and 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.

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