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Prostate cancer fund-raiser Sept. 10

November 18, 2010

The second annual Greater Chicago Prostate Cancer Run Walk ’n Roll is Sept. 10 in Chicago’s Grant Park. The event, to raise awareness of the cancer and of screening and other prevention, features a 5K run and a 3K walk. To register and to volunteer to help, call 847-241-5972.

The event benefits efforts by Us Too Prostate Cancer Education and Support ( and Wellness Place (


Statistics show one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, compared to breast cancer in one in seven women, yet funding for research, education and patient support for the former is less than one-half of that for the latter.