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ZEROhour June 2020 Issue

June is a month of firsts, with the first-ever ZERO Virtual Run/Walk Celebration, new resources for COVID-19 support, and a free webinar on sexual side effects and the latest prostate…

 




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New COVID-19 Educational Resources for Patients and Caregivers


Coronavirus and Prostate Cancer: What you need to know

To help you and your loved ones during this COVID-19 crisis, ZERO has created resources to provide you with the latest information and tools related specifically to prostate cancer and COVID-19. Check out the latest educational videos from ZERO:

The ZERO team is regularly updating and adding to our resources and support offerings during this time. Be sure to bookmark our
resources, videos, and webinars page
, and stay tuned for future updates!

 

COVID-19 Education and Resources

 

Join ZERO’s First-Ever Virtual Run/Walk Celebrations!


Jimmy Charles Music

ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walks in Salt Lake City and Washington, D.C. are going VIRTUAL on Saturday, June 20!

Our first-ever virtual events will feature some of the best aspects of our Run/Walks including a COVID-19 update with our urology and other event partners, a celebration of our amazing fundraisers, and a ceremony to honor those we are #ZEROStrong for and are fighting for. Plus, to kick off a fun-filled weekend, on Friday, June 19 at 6:00 EST, Nashville recording artist Jimmy Charles will perform a LIVE concert to get the party started. One week from tomorrow, tune in to
ZERO’s Facebook page
or the
ZERO Run/Walk Website
– you don’t want to miss this!

Not based in the D.C. or Salt Lake City areas? We still want you there! Registering as a virtual participant for
Capital Area
and
Salt Lake City
Run/Walks are free for EVERYONE, regardless of location. Let’s come together as one nationwide prostate cancer community!

 

Sign Up Today

You Are Not Alone: Sexual Side Effects After Prostate Cancer


Watch the Webinar Recording

Earlier this week, ZERO and Boston Scientific hosted a
webinar about erectile dysfunction and other common side effects
of prostate cancer treatment.

Hundreds of participants joined the webinar, where they learned ways to reduce common side effects caused by some prostate cancer treatments. Watch a recording of this webinar on ZERO’s website or YouTube channel, and hear the latest expert insights from Dr. Edward Soffen, a radiation oncologist, and urologist Dr. Gary Karlin.

 

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Match Ends Soon: Don’t Miss the Chance to Help Patients Affected by COVID-19


There is no way patients can do this without alone, we urgently need your help!

More than ever, prostate cancer patients need your support. With the effects of COVID-19 adding increased isolation, delayed treatments, and other disruptions to the cancer care process, patients and families need direct and immediate help from ZERO.

Through June 30, all funds raised will go to our COVID-19 Support Fund, making donations more critical than ever. These donations will help patients in need who are struggling through this crisis. Any donation made by June 30 will be DOUBLED to have twice the impact, and help twice the patients. Make a gift now to help make a much-needed difference in the lives of men and families.

 

Your Gift Counts Twice

Champions Corner


Jessica Tolman

Jessica Tolman: Virtual Event Rockstar!

When Jessica Tolman’s friend was diagnosed with prostate cancer, she knew she had to fight for him. So she joined the committee of her local Run/Walk in Salt Lake City, and became a driving force in the event’s success. Now as the Salt Lake City Run/Walk has turned virtual, Jessica isn’t slowing down! As an event volunteer, fundraiser, and ZERO Champion, she’s a triple threat and the epitome of #ZEROStrong!

» Join Jessica’s Fundraising Team

Research Breakthrough


FDA Building

Two New Prostate Cancer Drugs Hit the Market

Just last month, two new prostate cancer drugs were approved by the FDA within one week of each other. Both drugs serve as new treatment options for late-stage, metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients. Read more about Lynparza and Rubraca.

» Learn more about these exciting developments

Educational Events


ExosomeDx

The Latest Technology in Prostate Cancer Diagnostics

Join ZERO CEO and urologist Dr. Ali Kasraeian for an informative discussion on ExosomeDx’s innovative technology for diagnosing prostate cancer. Learn about the ExoDx Prostate, a simple, non-invasive urine test that can assess your risk of having clinically significant high-grade prostate cancer. Join the conversation on Facebook at 4:00 p.m. EST, June 17.

» Tune in on Facebook

Clinical Trials


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Now Registering Metastatic Prostate Cancer Patients

There are many investigational clinical trials of metastatic prostate cancer being conducted at this time by Merck. These studies are trying to find out if investigational medications are safe and work to slow down or stop the growth of metastatic prostate cancer.

» Register for a Merck clinical trial


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