The PCEC has been honored to work with several nationally recognized individuals to carry the message of prostate health.
These influential men – including Denver Nugget’s coach George Karl, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, General Colin Powell, and actor Andre Braugher – have helped to raise national awareness of this serious disease.
DENVER NEWS Anchor Mike Landess takes you from his diagnosis with prostate cancer to finding the 21st century treatment he ultimately chose.
National Soccer Hall of Famer Marcelo Balboa has teamed up with the Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC) to encourage men to take an active role in helping to protect their prostate health and Major League Soccer games around the country.
Superstar quarter- back Tony Romo found himself in new territory when he learned that his father was battling cancer. Ramiro Romo had shown no signs or symptoms of the disease when a screening exam revealed he had prostate cancer. The experience shocked and scared his entire family.
Driven by NASCAR champion Kyle Petty, the national Stay on Track program encourages men to take the "Kyle Petty's Prostate Inspection Pledge" as a commitment to visit their doctor for an annual prostate cancer screening, and if diagnosed to enlist a team of medical professionals to evaluate all treatment options.
Colin Powell, a father of three and prostate cancer survivor, is a spokesman of the PCEC. In a radio public service announcement, Powell encourages screenings and teaches fellow fathers about early detection and risk factors. “I personally have battled prostate cancer and won,” Powell states. “Early detection is the best weapon we have against this silent killer.” Colin Powell encourages screenings and teaches fellow fathers about early detection and risk factors.