Do you remember the 1st day of September? Neither do we! So we’re taking a look back at the prostate cancer survivors, advocates, and caregivers who got talking when Prostate Cancer Awareness Month started, and kept the conversation going all the way to Movember. In case you missed an article or two – or you’re looking for a re-read – here are some articles and highlights from the season of ‘staches and prostate-cancer-blue ribbons.
Speaking out about challenges
In our poll of 371 community members, the majority said they wanted to read what others had been through, followed by celebrating life in spite of prostate cancer. Our team of advocates wrote what they’ve encountered when it comes to prostate cancer’s challenges and the importance of awareness…
We were honored to have Movember visit our offices at the end of October to provide their insights on the Movember movement, Matt spoke on his experience living with metastatic prostate cancer and Doug on his vision for the organization. We also had to the opportunity to speak with the Stephen A. Cohen Family Clinic on veterans’ mental health resources…
We had lively discussions on Facebook throughout September and November. Below are Jeff, one winner of our Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Giveaway and Samuel, a dedicated member and participant in our Movember call for mustache pictures.
“It is nice to know we are not in this fight alone.”-Jeff
“You are never defeated, by the grace of God we keep going. So we do a little, rest a little, do a little more.”-Samuel