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2010-09-30 16:10:00

ZERO Encourages America's Favorite Stone Age Dad to Stand Up to Prostate Cancer as He Celebrates This Milestone WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- He may eat dinosaur steaks and mammoth ribs that shun the USDA's serving size recommendations, but Fred Flintstone knows a thing or two about a healthy lifestyle. For example, the Flintstones have their own line of vitamins, which are enjoyed by people of all ages, and he's getting his daily exercise (and cutting down on pollution)...

2010-09-30 11:35:00

Free PSA Screenings and Prostate Cancer Awareness Activities to be Held at Select Games Throughout the NHL Season WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One in every six men will be affected by prostate cancer. It's one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the U.S. - and this year alone - more than 32,000 fathers, grandfathers, brothers, uncles, and friends will lose their battle with prostate cancer. That's why ZERO -- The Project to End Prostate Cancer is honored to...

2010-09-20 10:56:00

Prostate Cancer Awareness Week provides FREE early detection and prostate cancer screening DENVER, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sadly, too many men don't know their risk for developing prostate cancer, a disease that currently affects more than two million American men. In fact, according to a recent report, 61 percent of men only know "a little" and an additional 20 percent say they know nothing about prostate health. This knowledge gap is of critical importance given that one...

2010-09-14 14:28:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- - Those familiar yellow football penalty flags that are thrown by referees will be replaced with special light blue ones this week during dozens of high school football games in five states. It's not that a kinder and gentler reminder of a rules violation has taken over, at least not permanently. Rather, this is the third year of Coaches Against Cancer, a program to raise awareness of prostate cancer. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Blue is...

2010-09-08 14:39:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago city leaders, along with management of major landmark buildings, are doing their part to raise prostate cancer awareness in Chicago. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Since the color blue is to prostate cancer as pink is to breast cancer, a number of building exteriors in downtown Chicago will be awash with blue lighting at night throughout this month. There are 2.5 million men battling prostate cancer as survivors today and...

2010-09-02 13:34:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Prostate Cancer Roundtable, consisting of America's Leading Prostate Cancer Organizations, are asking President Obama to place a blue ribbon on the White House and light the White House blue in the evenings in recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September. This visible show of support for prostate cancer awareness by the White House will be a major tribute to the 2.5 million men, and their family members, who...

2010-09-01 12:42:00

ZERO's Summit to End Prostate Cancer Brings Prostate Cancer Researchers, Survivors, Advocates and Lawmakers to Washington D.C. WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On August 31, President Barack Obama signed a presidential proclamation designating September 2010 as 'National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month," stating: "Until we find a cure for this disease, my Administration will continue promoting awareness of this illness and supporting prostate cancer research and treatment."...

2010-09-01 05:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned golf champion and prostate cancer survivor Arnold Palmer has teamed up with Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. and the non-profit organization Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education & Support Network to launch My Prostate Cancer Roadmap (www.myprostatecancerroadmap.com), an educational program that provides resources and information specific to advanced prostate cancer patients and those who love them. To view the multimedia assets...

2010-08-26 07:08:33

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The cost of prostate cancer treatment varies and depends on the therapy a man initially receives, according to a new study. Men with early stage prostate cancer can choose from a variety of treatments including surgery, radiation, hormone therapy, watchful waiting or combinations of each. Researchers from Johns Hopkins wanted to know how the initial treatment received by men affects both short- and long-term medical care costs. They analyzed data on more than 13,000 men...

2010-08-18 09:48:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The prostate cancer community joins together in congratulating Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education & Support Network (www.ustoo.org) in their 20th anniversary of continued prostate cancer support, education and advocacy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100604/DC16079LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100604/DC16079LOGO) The grassroots organization was founded in 1990 by a group of prostate cancer...


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