Advocating for the prostate cancer community Your voice matters. It is the most important factor when decisions are made about prostate cancer research funding, early detection, and high-quality care. Take Action Now Jump To Jump To Your Impact Take Action The Summit Education Hub Learn More Your Voice Matters.No matter who you are, where you live, or who your elected officials are, you have the power to make sure that prostate cancer research, early detection, and quality treatments are a national priority.You don't need to be a "beltway insider," or have powerful political connections — speaking out to tell your personal story is powerful. And it really is as simple as sending an email or making a quick phone call when your elected officials are actively considering decisions that will impact prostate cancer patients and their loved ones.Learn more about the power of showing up and speaking out I'm alive today because other people advocated for research into new treatments. And now I pay it forward by advocating, too. — Darrell Wilson, Prostate Cancer Patient and ZERO Champion The Impact of Speaking Out: Research Funding The ZERO community has lead the charge for more than 25 years, and it's consistent: when people like you — patients, caregivers, and loved ones — speak out, the results speak for themselves. Take Action to Support Research 3,676 projects receiving funding 8 life-saving treatments newly discovered $8,044,530 in debt relief for patients who had nowhere else to turn. Take action Legislative Action Alerts make it quick and easy to make your voice heard. Just visit these links, fill out the form (it only takes a minute!), and your message will be sent directly to the office of your elected officials. The PSA Screening for HIM Act The PSA Screening for HIM Act Supporting free prostate cancer screenings for increased-risk individuals Coordinating Federal Research Coordinating Federal Research Getting everyone in the same room to coordinate projects and maximize effective research. Increased PCRP Research Program Increased PCRP Research Program Growing the most important and impactful Federal research program. ZERO Prostate Cancer Summit Every year, the ZERO community comes together for a life-changing two days of fellowship, education, and in-person meetings with Senators and Congressmen in D.C. Learn more about the most impactful event in the movement to end prostate cancer. ZERO Prostate Cancer Summit Learn to advocate You don't have to be a "beltway insider" policy expert to make a difference when contacting your elected officials. At its core, advocacy is simply about getting in touch with your representatives office, sharing your story to demonstrate why prostate cancer should be a priority, and then answering any questions they might have. ZERO's tools make this outreach easy; all you need to do is fill out a simple form to send an email with everything your leaders need to know.For those who want to go deeper, our Education Hub has downloads and videos explaining some of the most important issues in prostate cancer. Visit the Education Hub Want to do more? Action alerts are a great initial step in your advocacy journey; it's a great way to have a quick impact on both national and state-level issues. But it doesn’t need to end there. Right in your own backyard, you can make a significant impact by building relationships with leaders in your community. Advocacy at Home: District Visits Make your prostate cancer advocacy a year-round activity and learn how to schedule and hold meetings with your elected officials in their district offices. Proclamations Toolkit A proclamation is an official designation within a city, state, or county to honor and raise awareness for a certain day or month. It brings awareness to prostate cancer by reminding communities of the burden of prostate cancer on men and their families. Learn about our policy priorities Federal Research Funding (PCRP) Advocacy is crucial for funding programs like the PCRP, which has already led to eight prostate cancer treatments, identified cancer biomarkers, and more. Coordinating Federal Research (PC-CARE Act) Eliminating Costs of Early Detection Manager, State Government Relations & Advocacy Chief Mission Officer We're powerful togetherWhen those who have been impacted by prostate cancer band together and speak out, the impact saves lives. And we need you to make it work; elected officials listen most intently to the people in their own districts, so national coverage is key to making change to benefit patients and their loved ones. State statistics You can find statistics for all 50 states, including specific research funding to local universities, mortality and incident rates for prostate cancer, and rankings on a national level here. Alabama 2023 - Prostate Cancer Facts & Statistics Prostate cancer statistics, facts, and research funding, and CDC funding for the state of Alabama in 2023. Pennsylvania 2023 - Prostate Cancer Facts & Statistics Prostate cancer statistics, facts, and research funding, and CDC funding for the state of Pennsylvania in 2023.