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2008 Prostate Cancer Awareness Program

Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology hosted its seventh annual prostate cancer awareness program on Saturday, August 16th at the Evansville Marriott.

Striking Out Prostate Cancer featured Hall of Famer and prostate cancer survivor Frank Robinson, who used to play for the Baltimore Orioles and the Cincinnati Reds, and St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith, who is also the national spokesperson for MLB on prostate cancer.


Prostate cancer survivor Frank Robinson
and Ozzie Smith are surprise on-air
guests during WFIE’s 6 o’clock news
with Mike Blake.

Seated; Bruce Romick, MD, Hall of Famers
Ozzie Smith and Frank Robinson, Jon Frazier, MD, Standing; Al Korba, MD, Paul Siami, MD, Rick Ballou, MD, Phillip Gilson, MD, Bill Samm, MD and Michael Zenni, MD

The ‘Striking Out Prostate Cancer’
volunteers pose with Ozzie Smith and
Frank Robinson for a group shot before
the start of the day.

Volunteer Diana ready to serve
complimentary peanuts or Cracker
Jacks with a smile!

Prostate Cancer Survivor George Flowers presents to Dr. Jon Frazier the proclamation from the City of Evansville declaring the day Striking Out Prostate Cancer Day with Frank Robinson and Ozzie Smith.

Prostate cancer survivor and Hall of Famer
Frank Robinson making a point during the
public presentation.

As national spokesperson for MLB, St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith stresses the importance of early detection, especially among African-Americans.

A silent auction was conducted
during the ‘Striking Out Prostate Cancer’
event with proceeds to benefit Cancer
Care Options, Inc.

Ozzie Smith on stage as he
discusses his baseball career.

Attendees in line to meet Frank and
Ozzie and receive their autographs.

The Boom Squad ‘drums’ during
the autographing session.

Frank Robinson autographing a baseball.

Ozzie Smith during the
autographing session.

Ozzie Smith during a radio interview
with Jon Prell of WKDQ.

Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology would like to thank the following sponsors for their support. Without their support, this program would not be possible!
MEDIA SPONSORS FACILITY & GROUND TRANSPORTATION
• Regent Communications
• WFIE 14
• Evansville Courier & Press
• The Evansville Marriott
• Auto Haus Limousine Service
TRIPLE SPONSORS
DOUBLE SPONSORS
• Abraxis Pharmaceuticals
• Bussing-Koch Foundation
• John M. Lawrence Foundation
• Abbott Laboratories
• GenenTech Pharmaceuticals
• Old National Bank
• Urological Associates, Inc.
SINGLE SPONSORS
• Bayer Pharmaceuticals
• BKD, LLP
• Celgene
• MGI Pharmaceuticals
• Rudolph, Fine, Porter & Johnson, LLP
• Watson Pharmaceuticals
• Welborn Clinic
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT & DONATIONS
• Acclaim Graphics
• InterState Imaging
• Kenny Kent Lexus




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