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ZEROhour February 2020 Issue




LAST CHANCE: Boost Your Knowledge at the 2020 ZERO Summit

2020 ZERO Prostate Cancer Summit, February 23-25

Time’s running out to join 250 members of the prostate cancer community at the 2020 ZERO Summit in Washington, D.C. Act quickly and you can reserve one of the few remaining spots!

Summit attendees will learn from renowned prostate cancer experts about health, exercise, nutrition, new research, treatment and support options, and more. Hands-on educational sessions and discussions will give you insights on self-care and how to build life-long relationships with caregivers, patients, and survivors within our vibrant ZERO community.

Plus, a keynote speech from Dr. Mark Moyad on February 24 – a leading researcher at the intersection of wellness and cancer – will jumpstart your new year with the latest findings to help you live a healthier life.

Connect with others in the prostate cancer community, learn, and most of all, have fun at the ZERO Summit. Time’s running out to register, so sign up today!

See You at The Summit

Live from the Bold for Blue Awards, It’s Prostate Cancer’s Biggest Night!

Bold for Blue Awards

Sunday, February 23, at 7 p.m. EST, tune in live to ZERO’s Facebook page to catch prostate cancer’s biggest night: the 2020 Bold for Blue Awards!

This year’s livestreamed awards will include the first-ever Impact Award winners, Legacy Award winners, and 2019’s Top Fundraisers. The Bold for Blue Awards kicks off the first evening of the 2020 ZERO Summit and we want you to be a part of it!

ZERO offers a special congratulations to the first-ever nominees for the Bold for Blue Impact Awards: Valerie Donahue, Maureen Ferguson, Peter Fisher, Mark Good, Chris Hartley, Randy Kam, DeMetrius Kee, Christine McMillan, Joseph Musumeci, Dr. Scott Owens, Stan Rosenfeld, Mike Rotz, and Suzanne Schlernitzauer!

Watch Live on Facebook

February is Black History Month

African American Men and Prostate Cancer: By the Numbers

Did you know that 1 in 6 black men will develop prostate cancer? This February, help raise awareness about the higher risk of prostate cancer within the African American community by sharing these statistics:

  • African American men are 1.8 times more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than white men.
  • African American men are 2.2 times more likely to die from the prostate cancer. But if the disease is caught early, the five-year survival rate is nearly 100%.
  • If an African American man is diagnosed with prostate cancer today (at any stage), there is a 97% chance he will be alive in five years.

Get the Facts

Be A Hero: Save A Man Every Month

$25 = 1 man saved

Join a powerful community of monthly donors – people just like you – who are passionate about helping prostate cancer patients in crisis.

Just $25 dollars a month helps a man in need. Your generosity can help pay for life-saving medicine, transportation to medical appointments, get financial assistance to pay the bills, and find support in their local area.

As a member of this inspiring community, you’ll receive regular updates about how your support is improving lives, along with exclusive benefits that are only available to monthly donors. Become a lifesaver today!

Start a Monthly Gift

Join the ZERO Team!

Team Photo

Do you want to help ZERO out prostate cancer? ZERO is hiring for several full-time team members and internship roles out of our Alexandria, VA, headquarters and remotely. Click below to learn more about ZERO’s culture and available roles.

See ZERO’s Job Openings

Champions Corner

Don Williamson

February’s Champion: Don Williamson

Recently, ZERO Champion Don Williamson raised awareness for prostate cancer at a Black Health Matters conference in Atlanta. Don shared ZERO’s various prostate cancer resources and educational materials, and spoke with attendees about the importance of early detection. Thanks for getting the word out, Don!
» Meet Don

Share the Love

Share the Love

Will You Be Our Valentine?

ZERO is sharing the love with prostate cancer patients, survivors, caretakers and fundraisers! Check out this video to see why the ZERO community is sharing the love.
» Watch the Video

Uncensored Podcast

ZERO Uncensored Podcast

Fake news, shmake news

FAKE NEWS! When it comes to prostate cancer, it’s everywhere. From dated statistics to untested treatments, there’s bad – and sometimes dangerous – information at every edge of the digital universe. In this podcast, Dr. Stacy Loeb, a urologic oncologist and radio host, joins host Jamie Bearse to help prostate cancer patients and caregivers navigate the online seas of misinformation.
» Get the Real Scoop

From the Blog

Journey to ZERO Blog

Real Voices, Real Stories

Our Journey to ZERO blog features commentary and discussion about what’s happening in the prostate cancer community, stories and inspiration from people impacted by the disease, and insights on news and current events. Read the latest now!
» Read the Latest

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