How do we end Prostate Cancer? Together.

The Journey to ZERO

Three generations fighting for a cure.
A tribute to Bill Schwartz, ZERO's Co-founder and first CEO.

A Story of Hope

ZERO's Heroes ZERO's Heroes

Who are we fighting for?

ZERO's Heroes

You are not alone! We welcome everyone who has been touched by prostate cancer including patients, survivors, loved ones, caregivers, and medical professionals to join us as warriors in our fight against prostate cancer.

With each personal story, our ZERO’s Heroes raise awareness and shed light on the journey to end prostate cancer. Meet some of the patients and families whom we are fighting for 365 days of the year and join our community!

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ZERO's Impact

Where the money goes


Men helped with the assistance of our Co-Pay Program.


Men tested for free with our mobile testing units.


Education materials provided to men and families.


Men are alive due to reduced prostate cancer mortality rates.


I am thankful beyond words for the financial assistance provided by ZERO. It has enabled me to receive life-extending prostate cancer treatment. I now have the gift of time to spend with my wife and three young grandchildren, who I never believed I would see grow up.

Charles Sweeney, Prostate Cancer Patient


“The Silent Killer: Prostate Cancer in the African American Community”

A few years ago Landi’s filmmaking partner, E. Chris Edwards, came to her with an idea for a new film. His father and brother were ...

On Father’s Day, Our Advice To Those Who Have Just Lost Their Father

Cancer is not something that we were ever prepared for. You hear about friends, family members, neighbors, or coworkers dealing with a cancer diagnosis, and ...

A Cancer Diagnosis, Job Loss, and Financial Burden

At the time of their prostate cancer diagnosis, eighty percent of patients said that they needed more help than what they’d received from their doctor ...

No Man Stands Alone

One of my favorite projects is creating our annual report. I hit the pause button and reflect on the impact we’ve made over the past ...

An Epicenter of Research Began with ZERO

Just last week, a major milestone for the prostate cancer community was achieved. The Congressionally-funded Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP) received its ...

Prostate Cancer News

Prostate Cancer Blood Test ‘Helps Target Treatment’

Scientists have developed a blood test that could pick out which men with advanced prostate cancer would benefit from a new drug treatment. Read more ...

Skip the Tie and Help Save Dad’s Life This Father’s Day

Thomas Bognanno shares his prostate cancer story and the impact of working to increase awareness, early detection, and treatment through community screening events, health fairs, ...

Alan Schwartz, 85, Still Training For Life

Alan Schwartz of Avon celebrated his 85th birthday by running the Zero Prostate Cancer 5K in Hartford Saturday morning. Schwartz was diagnosed with prostate cancer ...

Cancer Drug Prices Are So High That Doctors Will Test Cutting Doses

A group of prominent cancer doctors is planning a novel assault on high drug costs, using clinical trials to show that many oncology medications could ...
Study May Shed Light on Why More African-American Men Die of Prostate Cancer

Study May Shed Light on Why More African-American Men Die of Prostate Cance...

Health disparities in prostate cancer are well known by doctors who treat the disease. African-American men are more likely to get prostate cancer, are diagnosed ...