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.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

ZERO Summit 2017

Soon we will find out the dates for the ZERO Summit 2017. I can't wait since 2012 we have been attending the Summit and Lobbying on Capitol Hill. There are many Advocates from all over the Country coming to Washington, DC to share our Journeys with elected officials from our states.

While sharing our Journeys with them they also share their Journeys with us or a family member is battling this horrible disease as well. The goal that we are seeking on Capitol Hill is that Senators and Congress fight to keep the Prostate Cancer Funding in the FY Budget and not cut it. We as Survivors, Caregivers and Families need to know that the funding will be available to find a Cure one day. Sadly 30,000 men will die from Prostate Cancer and with out the funding it will climb even higher.

If you are interested in attending the Summit or would like to know more about ZERO The End Of Prostate Cancer go to www.zerocancer.org

We would love to see you at the Summit 2017

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