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Latest National Prostate Health Month Stories

2012-06-15 02:25:47

AN AMERICAN MAN DIES EVERY 16 MINUTES, AND MORTALITY IS 250% PERCENT HIGHER AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN BOSTON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Sen. John F. Kerry (D-MA) has taken the lead on a national movement to recognize prostate cancer as a "health care crisis" in African American men and to improve early detection by introducing today a Senate Resolution. This bipartisan legislation urges federal agencies to end the prostate cancer crisis by supporting education,...

2012-06-04 06:27:23

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lace up your sneakers and join ZERO -- The Project to End Prostate Cancer and GW Medical Faculty Associates on Sunday, June 17 for the DASH4DAD 4-mile race in Arlington, VA. A Pacers Race Series event, the race is part of the Great Prostate Cancer Challenge, America's premier men's health event series, taking place in 34 cities in 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110225/ZEROLOGO) "More than 240,000 men will be diagnosed...

2012-06-01 06:23:07

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Men's Health Network: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120601/DC17216) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100604/DC16079LOGO) What: June is Men's Health Month and individuals, organizations and government agencies across the country and around the globe are joining in celebration. Men's Health Month is celebrated with screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other health...

2012-05-21 02:25:29

Historic Victory in U.S. Congress is Scored as Legislation Includes Support for Research Funding to Advance Prostate Imaging Technologies BOSTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston-based AdMeTech Foundation announces today an historic victory in the U.S. Congress for its public awareness and advocacy campaign "Where is Our Manogram?" Both the House Armed Services Committee and House Appropriations Committee showed support for this campaign through legislative...

2012-04-19 06:24:55

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer for the inaugural National Golf-A-Thon on Father's Day weekend, June 15-17 2012. Golfers can play any 9-hole or 18-hole golf course from any set of course tees in the world, based on their own schedule. One hundred percent of the funds raised will go toward prostate cancer awareness, research and testing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110225/ZEROLOGO) "In addition to...

2012-04-02 02:28:19

HORSHAM, Pa., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy(®)-nominated singer, songwriter, producer and prostate cancer survivor Charlie Wilson and Janssen Biotech, Inc. are teaming up on Making Awareness a Priority: Putting Prostate Cancer on the M.A.P., a new program designed to raise awareness among African-American men and their families about prostate cancer and its disproportionate impact on the African-American community. With the highest incidence of prostate cancer of any race in the...

2012-01-06 12:00:00

FORT MYERS, Fla., Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lace up your sneakers and join Florida Urology Physicians and ZERO -- The Project to End Prostate Cancer on Saturday, January 28, 2012 for the Great Prostate Cancer Challenge 5K Race in Fort Myers. The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge is America's premier men's health event series, taking place in 33 cities in 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110225/ZEROLOGO) "More than 240,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate...

2011-12-14 09:18:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge®, the premier men's health event series in America, managed by ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer, hosted events in 27 cities and raised nearly $2 million in 2011 for prostate cancer research, advocacy and awareness. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110225/ZEROLOGO) "This year, more than 240,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and more than...

2011-10-31 06:00:00

-U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Draft Recommendations Would Decrease Access to the Prostate-Specific Antigen Test- WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prostate Cancer Roundtable issued a statement today expressing deep concern over U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft recommendations that would impede men's access to a lifesaving cancer screening test - most particularly for high risk men. The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is a vital tool in...

2011-10-14 10:05:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the kick-off of pro football season and National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the American Urological Association Foundation and the National Football League have teamed up for a third year to educate men about prostate health and encourage them to join the "Know Your Stats" campaign. With the support of an increasing number of NFL greats and prostate cancer survivors, the national campaign is focused on turning awareness into action by...