Emory St Joseph’s Support Group

By |January 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Heavy Weight Fight against Cancer by Henry Washington, III

  I served our country for 25 years in the United States Army as a Criminal Investigator. I retired as a Major, and I continue to serve our community by encouraging men to get checked for prostate cancer. Community service was a natural and welcome transition for me.  I served six tours overseas fighting for [...]

By |October 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Aggressive Prostate Cancer on the Rise What You Can Do

A recent study by Northwestern University disclosed a rise in advanced prostate cancer. The study involved 800,000 men and revealed a 72% jump over the last decade for men 55-69 turning up with advanced prostate cancer. Click here for more details. We know that this type of cancer is problematic due to fewer treatment options [...]

By |August 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Remembering Ken Stevens

The world in general and Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition in particular lost a great champion with the passing of Ken Stevens, one of GPCC’s co-founders. Born in Wyoming and raised in Colorado, Ken attended the University of Colorado on an athletic scholarship. He planned to be a running back on the football team and he [...]

By |August 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 Atlanta Braves Prostate Cancer Awareness Day

Sunday, June 26, 2016 was the Atlanta Braves / Major League Baseball annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Day. Over 50 Prostate Cancer survivors came showed their support to effort to raise the attention to importance of every man over 40 years old need to be checked annually.  GPCC was there to help this education process for the [...]

By |June 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prostate Cancer Awareness Men’s Neck Tie

On the heels of Father's Day, show your support for raising the awareness of Prostate Cancer by purchasing this men’s neck tie for $15.00 (plus $5.00 shipping.) Let the man in your life show his support by wearing this tie. All proceeds go towards our awareness activities and funding free screenings for Georgia men who [...]

By |June 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dash for Dads 5K 2016

GPCC was well represented at Saturday's Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk DASH4DAD in Sandy Springs.  Rich Lapin and myself distributed information on GPCC and spoke to both several men and women on the the importance of getting checked annually.   More pictures to follow.     

By |June 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

GPCC 2016 Annual Golf Event

The Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition's 2016 Annual Golf event drew over 100 golfers. All the monies raised will be used to help fund free prostate cancer screening for the unemployed and uninsured men of Georgia. Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition would like to thank all the players and sponsors...because of you, we are saving lives from prostate [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Life After Cancer: Restoring Sexual Function & Bladder Control

A guest post by urologist Dr. Brent Sharpe of Northeast Georgia Urological Associates. After cancer treatment is complete, every individual expects life to return to normal.  This is no different for prostate cancer survivors.  There can be some side effects of prostate cancer treatment that directly affect both patient and partner.  Fortunately, there are treatment [...]

By |April 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sex for Survivors

A Guest Post by Sean Cavanaugh, MD A healthy sex life is important for many people, but it can prove difficult to attain, especially after a cancer diagnosis.  Achieving and maintaining healthy sexual relations often require communication, education and, sometimes, the help of a trained professional.  As Chief of Radiation Oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers [...]

By |March 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments