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Prostate cancer is curable if detected early. We want to eliminate deaths due to prostate cancer in Georgia.
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Free Screening 8/9 - Beulah Missionary Baptist Church - Decatur, GA - see calendar entry for more details

Free Screening 8/16 - Congressman David Scott Annual Health Fair - Mundy's Mill High School, Jonesboro, GA
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Free Screening 8/16 - First Iconium Baptist Church - Atlanta, GA - see calendar entry for more details

Win a Corvette or maybe $1 million at GPCC's Annual Golf Tournament 9/22! For details, click here

John Whetstone updates CBS 46 (Atlanta) viewers on GPCC's activities.
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NBC correspondent George Lewis shares his video diary documenting his fight against prostate cancer.
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Three GPCC members profiled in Best Self Atlanta article "Know the Facts"
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Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) issues consensus statement on PSA testing for African American men for the early detection of prostate cancer.
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GPCC establishes a presence in Macon and is growing there as featured
in this WMAZ interview.
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Three GPCC board members share their personal experience about prostate cancer screening's importance for the audience of Overground Railroad!! View this informative, personal presentation.
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Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition Disputes Task Force's PSA Advice
www.georgiapcc.org/usps_taskforce_response.asp

Prostate Cancer in Georgia (From: American Cancer Sociey - "Cancer Facts and Figures 2012")

Estimated new cases 7,900 19th lowest state per capita
Estimated deaths 860 4th highest state per capita

While prostate cancer and breast cancer have approximately the same number of new cases in Georgia; in the year 2012, the ACS Call Center received 2745 calls for breast cancer information and only 363 calls for information on prostate cancer. GPCC believes these figures indicate that men of Georgia are not benefiting from early detection and, once diagnosed, are not seeking information to understand their disease.

 

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