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»Interview with Ed Randall of Talking Baseball
Ed Randall's organization is dedicated to increasing prostate cancer awareness and education.
On the day in which Ed Randall was shockingly diagnosed with prostate cancer- a lot of prostate cancer- he felt fine. That's because prostate cancer often has no symptoms, it's asymptomatic.
Soon after going into remission, (his favorite word in the English language) he concluded there could be tens, hundreds, thousands, perhaps millions of American men who were like him, living under the delusion that because they felt fine that they were fine. That was the genesis for the idea that was to become the 501c3 charity, Ed Randall's Fans for the Cure.
A routine physical and blood test saved Ed Randall's life. There were no prior warning signs nor history of cancer in his family. He is living proof that early detection saves lives. That is his message to men over the age of 40 who must begin to become more proactive as caretakers of their own health.
Prostate cancer is no longer the death sentence it once was. There is a 96-97% cure rate if it is caught early.
Did you know a man is 33% more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than a woman is breast cancer? One in six Caucasian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, one in four if he is African-American where the incidence of the disease is two-to-three times higher than in the white community.
With such daunting odds, Ed Randall's Fans for the Cure has an obligation to raise the visibility of this fight for life.
A PSA test saved Ed Randall's life. Now it's time to save yours.
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