At this year’s Gus Machado Golf Classic, we will be raising funds to support prostate cancer research. This year our mission to save lives and reduce cancer mortality rates is at risk from COVID-19. Cancer hasn’t stopped so neither can we. That’s why your support is crucial this year. Prostate Cancer Research is more important now than ever and we need your continued support. We are excited to announce we have a $5,000 matching gift for Prostate Cancer Research, so please consider making a donation below.
The American Cancer Society helps men with prostate cancer in every community. And we’re funding research to help find more cures and save even more lives in the future. Currently, the American Cancer Society is funding a total of 50 Prostate Cancer Grants for a total of $25 million dollars in Prostate Cancer Grant Funding which have been in effect as of March 1, 2020.
Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. About 1 man in 9 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. The average age at diagnosis is about 66. According to the American Cancer Society Cancer Facts & Figures 2020, an estimated 191,930 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States this year and 33,330 men will die from the disease.
ACS is currently funding a grant for Dr. Ranjith Ramasamy, MD at the University of Miami, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. His grant focuses on Nitric Oxide Based Immunotherapy for Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (CPRC). A message from Dr. Ranjith Ramasamy .
For more than 100 years, The American Cancer Society has been leading the fight to end cancer. With your support, we have helped usher in an era where more people survive cancer than ever before. By translating our research findings into action, we've seen a 29% decline in US cancer death rates since 1991.
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