We met Trevor the 1st time he was battling prostate cancer over a year ago. He is now battling it for the 2nd time. Sadly one day before his 11th birthday he had to have a Prostatectomy as his cancer returned. Trevor is undergoing Chemotherapy again, he is hospitalized for 5 days and gets to go home for 2 days. His family and friends is have an event to help raise money to help pay for bills.
Each September, the nation recognizes prostate cancer awareness month to help defeat the third leading cause of cancer deaths among men. An estimated 27,000 husbands, sons, brothers, fathers, and grandfathers will lose their lives to prostate cancer in 2017.
An Ohio resident has been hard at work to ensure that these proclamations are renewed annually. Linda Hoetger has spoken with local leaders to remind communities of the pain and suffering of prostate cancer. As a result, more than 400 Mayors, Legislators, City Council Members, and Town/Village managers and County Commissioners will issue a proclamation or resolution declaring September prostate cancer awareness month.