Mar 29, 2013
More than 60 events nationwide have united under the same banner for one cause.
Mar 27, 2013
The following is statement is from Jamie Bearse, incoming President and CEO of ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer.
Mar 27, 2013
ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer has appointed Jamie Bearse as its new President and CEO. Bearse is an 11-year veteran of the organization who has held many roles and responsibilities within ZERO including Chief Operating Officer and most recently Chief Strategic Officer.
Mar 27, 2013
Quentin “Skip” Lockwood, III, President and Chief Executive Officer of ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer has resigned his position in order to pursue a new opportunity at a family business in upstate New York. Skip lent his leadership skills to the organization for thirteen years, serving five of those as CEO.
Feb 11, 2013
ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer is partnering with the National Basketball Retired Players Association to educate men about prostate cancer and the importance of early detection. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and will take the lives of more than 30,000 American men this year alone.
Jan 24, 2013
New estimates for 2013 show a five percent increase in prostate cancer deaths and a signal a new trend of fewer men being diagnosed with the disease. Compared to a 15 percent decrease in prostate cancer deaths in 2012, this year’s increase could be attributed to men with aggressive forms of the disease forgoing early detection.
Jan 16, 2013
Representing the interests of the 240,000 American men who are at risk each year for a diagnosis of prostate cancer, and the over 2 million men living today who have been diagnosed with this deadly form of cancer, the members of the Prostate Cancer Roundtable have updated their shared, national policy agenda which will act as the basis for discussions with policy makers starting in 2013.
Sep 24, 2012
ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer is partnering with Protect Your Manhood, a New Hampshire seacoast based start-up founded by prostatitis survivor and marketing maven Chris Sargent, which offers a culturally relevant resource to promote prostate health.
Sep 1, 2012
Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday and ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer are partnering to raise money to cover the cost of the Myrtle Beach 9-11 Unity Memorial, a shrine that will feature a piece of steel ribbon beam from the North Tower of the fallen World Trade Center
Jul 17, 2012
Celebrities including Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Lynn Swann and Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues are helping end prostate cancer at the Fifth Annual Know Your Score Celebrity Golf Tournament and Gala. The event, which benefits ZERO — The End of Prostate Cancer, will take place on Saturday, August 18 at Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Jun 28, 2012
The Supreme Court today upheld the Affordable Care Act in its entirety, giving prostate cancer survivors continued access to affordable health insurance, but also putting early detection for the disease at risk due to the establishment of the United States Preventive Services Task Force as the federal entity responsible for establishing a required list of preventive services for which Medicare, Medicaid and insurance companies must pay.
Jun 11, 2012
Menswear retailer Rothmans is hosting a prostate cancer awareness event at its new store at 222 Park Ave South at 18th St on Thursday June 14th from 1-7 PM. The event, in recognition of Father's Day, will include free prostate cancer testing aboard a mobile RV operated by ZERO – The Project to End Prostate Cancer. The co-hosts of the program are Würkin Stiffs® and ZERO – The Project to End Prostate Cancer. Würkin Stiffs and ZERO have teamed up to raise awareness about the disease the entire month of June and have held a number of related events nationwide to date.
Jun 1, 2012
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.
May 28, 2012
Baltimore's premiere grooming and product services company, Quinntessential Gentleman is teaming up with Würkin Stiffs®, the innovative men's accessories brand, along with ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer to raise awareness about prostate cancer. “More than 240,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year alone,” said Skip Lockwood, CEO of ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer. “Testing is the key to early detection and successful treatment of the disease.”
May 21, 2012
The United States Preventive Services Task Force has issued its final recommendation for early detection of prostate cancer, effectively eliminating the PSA test and leaving American men without a defense in the fight against prostate cancer.
Apr 17, 2012
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.
Apr 13, 2012
More than 4,100 men in South Carolina will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, but there is hope through awareness and early detection. That’s why ZERO — The Project to End Prostate Cancer has teamed up with Atlantic Urology Clinics and Carolina Regional Cancer Center to offer the Drive Against Prostate Cancer, the only nationwide mobile prostate cancer testing program.
Apr 6, 2012
ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer is saddened to learn of the loss of Fred Gersh, a strong supporter of the fight against prostate cancer.
Mar 22, 2012
Robert Ginyard of Baltimore, MD, is a new member of ZERO – The Project to End Prostate Cancer’s Board of Directors. Ginyard is a prostate cancer survivor and the inventor of the Shusokumb (pronounced Shu- Sock’em) Bag, a compartmentalized tote bag designed for the millions of women who wear flat shoes or sneakers to work and later change into heels once they arrive to the office.
Feb 7, 2012
While more men are being diagnosed with the prostate cancer, fewer are dying from the disease. Data from the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries and the National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that in 2012, incidence rates of prostate cancer will increase slightly, while death rates from the disease will decrease.