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Dear Friends of the ProstateCancerCure.org ,

According to the latest estimates, 241,740 cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2014, 850 more than 2013.  1 out of 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime and 1 in 36 men will die from the disease.  While African-Americans are 158% more likely to contract this disease, all races are exposed and the list of famous people from around the world show dramatically how widespread this disease can be.

Hon. Mayor Rudulph Guliani
Harry Belafonte Singer and actor
Bob Dole World Former Republican senator from Kansas
Robert De Niro Actor director
Emperor Akihito of Japan
Charlton Heston Actor
John Kerry Vietnam veteran, Democratic senator of Massachusetts
Nelson Mandela South African Former President, Anti-apartheid activist, Lawyer
Francois Mitterand Former President of France
Roger Moore Actor
Arnold Palmer Golfer
Colin Powell Retired Secretary of State, Army general
Norman Schwarzkopf Retired Army general
Joe Torre New York Yankees manager
Frank Zappa Singer writer

...And many more everyday people from around the world.

While major strides have been made in reducing mortality, and if caught early Prostate Cancer is usually curable although 30.000 men die every year in the U.S. alone.  Even after successful therapy, life changing side effects frequently remain, including erectile dysfunction and incontinence.  We want to do better. 

We want to find a cure, and while doing that, provide education and funding for PSA testing, and fund research on emerging therapies, including making treatment more affordable.  We will explore expanding the availability of Proton Therapy, because the narrower focus of its beam usually results in reduced side effects, and look for the next generation of Prostate Cancer treatment while working towards a cure. 

The coming year of 2015 will be the first year for the Prostate Cancer Cure (PCC).  It is our goal to work for earlier detection, to reach out to every man diagnosed with this cancer to help with information and resourcing, to be pro-active in deciding what research projects are deserving of our funding, and to improve the quality of life for everyone that contracts Prostate Cancer.

$35,000,000 was raised in the United States last year for all Prostate Cancer causes, and while that is impressive, by comparison, the Komen Foundation together with its Affiliate Network, corporate partners and generous donors has raised $750 million for the fight against breast cancer. The Komen Foundation fulfills its mission through support of innovative breast cancer research grants, meritorious awards and educational, scientific and community outreach programs around the world. 

While Breast Cancer is certainly a worthwhile cause that we wholeheartedly support and pray for its cure, we feel that support for finding a cure for Prostate Cancer should receive comparable attention and funding.  We feel it deserves it, and we know you will agree after learning more.  For this reason, we welcome you to our website, and invite you to learn more about Prostate Cancer.

One in six men will be diagnosed with Prostate Cancer next year making it the single most diagnosed cancer other than skin cancers.  We want to do something about that.  We want to find a cure, we want to reduce mortality, and we want to improve the quality of life for 100% of men that survivor Prostate Cancer.  Please join with us in this worthy cause. 

Sincerely,

Craig Wertkin
Founder and Chairman

ProstateCancerCure.org
      Saving Men's Lives