Jim West Prostate Cancer Foundation, Inc.
"It's a Family Affair" - Your Health, Their Well-being
Did you know:
African-American men are more likely to get prostate cancer.
They are also more likely to die from the disease.
Screening is a key choice and change.
The vision of the Jim West Prostate Cancer Foundation, Inc. is that men’s health needs and well being are met.
Marilyn H.Gaston, MD (Former Assistant Surgeon General and Director, Bureau of Primary Health Care, U.S Public Health Service ) and James West
We men often isolate ourselves when facing the possibility or discovery of having prostate cancer. We sometimes plant our head as far up our derriere as possible. Avoiding reality. This does not help our situation. More...>>
Investing its resources to improve the health and well being of all men, with special emphasis on African-American men, who need additional resources is the core mission of the Jim West Prostate Cancer Foundation, Inc. Through the support of effective cancer health services, policies, and education, the Foundation works in partnership with communities, service providers, advocates, policy-makers, and educators
The Jim West Prostate Cancer Foundation Inc. aims to build a bridge between the myth and reality of Urologic health care professionals and the public, and to advocate on the behalf of Men of Color and their special needs:
- Wellness and preventive care
- Self-responsibility and independence
- and their connections to their families
To make a donation, mail to:
Jim West Prostate Cancer Foundation
P.O. Box 35141
St. Petersburg, FL 33705-0503
"Whatever the amount, it will be spent wisely"