Knoxville, TN – Lace up your sneakers and join Tennessee Urology Associates, PLLC and ZERO – The Project to End Prostate Cancer for the DASH FOR DAD – Knoxville on Saturday, September 17. The 5K race is part of The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge, America’s premier men’s health event series, taking place in 27 cities in 2011.
“More than 240,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year alone, including more than 4,800 in Tennessee,” said Skip Lockwood, CEO of ZERO — The Project to End Prostate Cancer. “The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge raises funds that are critical for increasing awareness and fighting the disease.”
Funds raised from the race go to prostate cancer research, education, and free testing. ZERO provides comprehensive treatment information to patients, education to those at risk, and free testing to men around the country. ZERO also works to increase research funds from the federal government to find new treatments and better diagnostic tests for this disease.