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2011-03-07 08:45:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BallenIsles Country Club has donated a record $75,000 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to support advanced research for finding better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer.

2010-04-13 11:49:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Apr. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evan Denhart the son of the late Hanna Andersson co-founder, Tom Denhart, has established the Prostate Awareness Research Foundation (PAR for Life) in his father's memory.

2008-11-11 15:00:22

Winter Vinecki, a nine-year-old girl who honored her father's fight against prostate cancer by helping to raise more than $100,000 for Athletes for a Cure and the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), has been named a WebMD 2008 Health Hero.

2008-09-22 09:00:58

Athletes for a Cure, a fundraising initiative of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, will host its third annual CrossFit Fight Gone Bad event to raise funds for prostate cancer research on September 27. The one-day workout puts participants through a grueling workout at CrossFit affiliates nationwide.

2008-09-21 15:00:27

Nine-year-old Winter Vinecki, a resident of Gaylord, Michigan, today honored her father's fight against prostate cancer by competing in the inaugural Athletes for a Cure Triathlon at the Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida.

2008-06-25 09:03:32

Winter Vinecki, a nine-year-old girl from Gaylord Michigan, learned quickly that life is unpredictable. On his 40th birthday her father, Michael Vinecki, announced to his family that he had sarcomatoid carcinoma, an especially aggressive form of prostate cancer.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.