More than 25,880 men in California will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2021, and more than 4,140 men are expected to die from the disease. ZERO supports men and families in their own backyards by providing patient-centric programs in addition to our Run/Walk events. For more information on the current prostate cancer stats in California, please click here. To see information on the entire nation, please click here.
Our Northern California Chapter Director, Rhonda Gilmore, is deeply passionate about the next generation becoming a healthier one, free from any cancer. The Northern California chapter area encompasses north of Bakersfield to the Oregon border. If you’re in the Northern California area and want to get more involved in ending prostate cancer, a disease that affects one in eight American men, please contact Rhonda.
To see what Rhonda is doing online in Northern California, check out her social media linked below.
Our Chapter Sponsors play a critical role in making the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk series a success in our communities. As champions to end prostate cancer, these passionate chapter sponsors are making a difference in the lives of patients and families. To become a chapter sponsor in Northern California, contact Rhonda Gilmore.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA RUN/WALKS
September 18 at 11:30 a.m. ET
September 19 at 9:00 a.m. ET
September 25 at 8:30 a.m. ET
September 26 at 9:00 a.m. ET
October 17 at 10:30 a.m. ET
November 20 at 11:00 a.m. ET
The Virtual National Run/Walk will be held through the Charge Running App, where you’ll be able to run/walk together at the same time on whatever course you choose. You’ll hear live coaching and music along the way, be able to use the app chat feature to connect with other participants, and see a live leaderboard of results. You can learn more or register HERE.
US TOO SUPPORT GROUPS
ZERO is thrilled to be merging with Us TOO International to better serve the prostate cancer community. A deep impact for the patient community is the fusion of the over 200 volunteer-led Us TOO support groups across the country into the ZERO menu of patient support programs. To find a support group near you, click HERE.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER GEAR
ZERO PROSTATE CANCER RUN/WALK MEDICAL PARTNERS
Our Medical Partners play a critical role in making the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk series a success in communities nationwide. As champions to end prostate cancer, these passionate medical professionals, dedicated doctors, and staff are making a difference in the lives of patients and families. Contact your local chapter director for more information on how to become a medical partner with ZERO’s Prostate Cancer Run/Walk series.
Thank you to our 2021 medical partners in the Northern California Chapter.
Our chapter team are master relationship builders, connecting with other local or regional community and corporate entities who also have a vested interest in ending prostate cancer. With their help, we are able to increase awareness and grow education about prostate cancer within each chapter. Below is a list of partners in the Northern California area.
- San Francisco Cancer Initiative – Prostate Cancer Action Network
- IMPACT Program
- Greater Sacramento Prostate Cancer Support Group
- Dignity Health Cancer Institute of Greater Sacramento
- Sutter Cancer Center
- Prostate Health Support Group for African American Men