we promote awareness of prostate cancer in Georgia

GEORGIA PROSTATE CANCER COALITION:
WHO WE ARE

Our History

The Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition, Inc (GPCC) is a not for profit 501(c)3, organization. GPCC was founded in 2000 by a group of volunteers and prostate cancer survivors. It is the largest prostate cancer organization in the State of Georgia with chapters in Atlanta and Macon, with an expressed interest from men’s groups in Augusta, Albany, and Columbus. GPCC’s vision is to eliminate prostate cancer deaths, with a mission focused on building awareness, providing education, and the prevention of the effects of advanced-stage prostate cancer.

VISION
To eliminate deaths due to prostate cancer in Georgia
MISSION
To build awareness, provide education and prevent the effects of advanced stage prostate cancer
OBJECTIVE
For all men to get a baseline PSA test and DRE at age 40 (age 35 for African-American men, or men having a history of cancer in their family) and consult with their doctor on the frequency of further tests.
WHAT WE DO
We partner with hospitals, clinics and urologist and offer free screening events during the year especially for the unemployed and uninsured. Check our calendar or the Screenings page for details.

OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES

COMMUNITY

The Coalition will build awareness, provide education, and offer free Prostate Cancer Screening to reduce deaths from Prostate Cancer to all communities in the State of Georgia.

Integrity

The Coalition will always strive to provide honest and accurate facts to the public as it relates to the most up to date information on Prostate Cancer and will not endorse a specific entity!

Partnership

The Coalition will seek to collaborate with various Partners within our communities who share our Vision and Mission as it relates to early detection, education, and support for men diagnosed with Prostate Cancer.

Empowering

The Coalition seeks to inspire men and their families to take the necessary steps to assure annual screening at the appropriate age.

Respect

The Coalition will respect the privacy of all who seek information regarding treatment options on Prostate Cancer, as well as any Protected Health Information it may have in the course of normal business unless specifically authorized.

Teamwork

The Coalition will team with medical professionals, private industry, and State and Federal Government to have a consistent message about Prostate Cancer.

OUR POLICY OF INCLUSIVENESS
(Tax ID 31-1717086)

Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition is all-inclusive in its membership, educational programs and activities. GPCC prohibits discrimination based on race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. Furthermore, the Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to activities.

Our Board of Directors

Dwight Thomas, President
Moses Hardie Jr., Secretary
Chatman Carruthers, Treasurer
Alan Granath
Clarence Luckett, Jr.
Jackie Cobb
Uzma Khan
Reginald Hicks
Darrell Sabbs (Click here to see Darrells Community Award Video!)

Uzma Khan

CEO/ Founder

Jackie Cobb

Art Director

Darrell Sabbs

Marketing Director

Reggie Hicks

Technical Manager

Our Research Partners

Our Support Partners

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