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.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

All 50 state statics

For the past month and a half I have been posting the state statics as an eye opener. When you say the numbers it is like no one listens. But if they are seen it seems to open their eyes. When I request the Proclamations and Resolutions from my elected officials. I hear....I did not know that. :(  Or when they do a Proclamation or Resolution reading and presentation and read the numbers. They have to pause and then the look of shock on their face and Council members and those at the meeting as well. During this time some will speak up and share their Journey as well. :) No matter which state you live in one man losing his battle to prostate cancer is one life to many! #CountMeIn #ProstateCancerProclamations  #ProstateCancer

Whereas, in Alabama an estimated 2,410 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 450 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Alaska
an estimated 320 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 50 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Arizona an estimated 2,990 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 600 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Arkansas an estimated 1,440 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 260 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in California an estimated 14,520 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 3,130 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Colorado an estimated 2,880 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 450 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Connecticut an estimated 2,140 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 310 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Delaware an estimated 590 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 90 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in District of Columbia an estimated 380 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 70 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Florida an estimated 12,830 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 2,050 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Georgia an estimated 5,410 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 780 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Hawaii an estimated 500 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 100 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Idaho an estimated 870 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 170 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Illinois an estimated 6,410 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 1,040 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Indiana an estimated 3,410 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 550 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Iowa an estimated 1,430 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 280 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Kansas an estimated 1,320 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 230 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Kentucky an estimated 2,050 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 340 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Louisiana an estimated 2,620 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 370 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Maine an estimated 720 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 140 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Maryland an estimated 3,400 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 470 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Massachusetts an estimated 3,930 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 550 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Michigan an estimated 5,350 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 830 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Minnesota an estimated 2,750 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 470 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Mississippi an estimated 1,380 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 280 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Missouri an estimated 2,990 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 500 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Montana an estimated 750 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 120 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Nebraska an estimated 840 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 180 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Nevada an estimated 1,990 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 270 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in New Hampshire an estimated 770 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 120 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in New Jersey an estimated 5,180 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 700 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in New Mexico an estimated 960 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 200 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in New York an estimated 10,060 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 1,560 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in North Carolina an estimated 5,560 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 840 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in North Dakota an estimated 360 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 70 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Ohio an estimated 5,840 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 1,020 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Oklahoma an estimated 1,700 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 350 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Oregon an estimated 2,060 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 410 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Pennsylvania an estimated 7,320 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 1,200 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Rhode Island an estimated 780 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 90 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in South Carolina an estimated 3,250 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 460 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in South Dakota an estimated 430 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 70 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Tennessee an estimated 2,830 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 550 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Texas an estimated 12,550 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 1,650 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Utah an estimated 1,240 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 210 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Vermont an estimated 380 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 70 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Virginia an estimated 3,950 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 650 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Washington an estimated 3,580 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 620 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in West Virginia an estimated 840 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 160 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Wisconsin an estimated 3,570 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 570 deaths will occur in 2017; and

Whereas, in Wyoming an estimated 320 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated fewer than 50 deaths will occur in 2017; and

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