Tag Archive: veterans affairs

My Grandfather, My Hero

My grandfather was my hero. He was the definition of a Renaissance man — he was a Veteran, an accomplished... Read More

A Veteran’s Call To Action: My Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Five years after my first battle with prostate cancer, I was recently diagnosed with another recurrence and it’s a rather... Read More

A Veteran’s Call To Action

Prostate cancer is the number one diagnosed solid tumor cancer in the Veteran’s Health Administration (VHA) system. There are over... Read More

Historic Veterans’ Prostate Cancer Bill Passes Unopposed in the House

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  Ilana Ostrin ilana@zerocancer.org 202-657-2249 WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The House unanimously passed H.R. 6092, the... Read More

Historic Veteran’s Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Act Moves Closer to Law

H.R. 6092 has been passed by the House Committee and holds the promise of a unified treatment pathway for nearly... Read More

Dear Colleague: Protect Our Protectors

In a normal year, members of Congress would currently be enjoying their summer recess. But as we’ve all seen, 2020... Read More

Honor the Fallen by Protecting the Living

Every Memorial Day is special to me. Yes, like many other Americans I can enjoy a barbecue and time with... Read More

More than half of veteran military pilots in recent survey reported at least one cancer diagnosis

Last fall, the Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association asked its 3,400 members, all current or former military pilots, to... Read More

Dunn introduces bill to help VA tackle prostate cancer

Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. (FL-02) recently introduced the Veterans Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Act (H.R. 6092). Prostate cancer is... Read More

With equal care, African American and white men have same prostate cancer survival

When it comes to prostate cancer, African American men have similar survival rates to white counterparts if they have equal... Read More

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