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Prostate Cancer Awareness Campaign

Evansville Cancer Center kicked off its 2003 prostate cancer awareness campaign with former Senator Bob Dole on Saturday, August 23, 2003 at the Centre, downtown Evansville. (Click here to view pictures of the event.)

The day's events started with a VIP/Sponsors Luncheon. Dr. Brian Geisler, a social psychologist, research scientist and recipient of the American Cancer Society grant, presented at the luncheon on "The Quality of Life Following Treatment for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer". Everyone who attended the luncheon had individual photos taken with Senator Dole.

At 2:00 pm in the auditorium of The Centre, The Senator addressed the public sharing first hand accounts and antidotes of the challenges we have and will face as a nation. As a prostate cancer survivor, he shared the story of his personal battle with prostate cancer emphasizing the importance of early detection for this disease.

Evansville Cancer Center would like to thank the following corporations and organizations for their financial support in this year's prostate cancer awareness program "Bob Dole Speaks Out". Without their support and sponsorship, this event could not have happened!
DIAMOND SPONSORSHIP Novartis Oncology.
PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP
• Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield
• AstraZeneca
• Pfizer
GOLD SPONSORSHIP • Amgen
• Ortho Biotech
SILVER SPONSORSHIP • Alcoa - Warrick Operations
• Genetech BioOncology
• Old National Bank
• TAP Pharmaceuticals
• Urological Associates
BRONZE SPONSORSHIP
• Advanced Diagnostic Imaging
• Gallagher Niemeier Interiors
• Ohio Valley HeartCare
• Welborn Clinic
INDIVIDUAL SPONSORSHIP • Aventis
• Bard Urological
• Celgene
• Eli Lilly & Company
• Integrity Healthcare Services
• Interstate Imaging
• Midwest Systems & Services
• Rudolph, Fine, Porter & Johnson
MEDIA SPONSORS WFIE TV 14 with special thanks to Lucy Himstedt & Mike Blake
A VERY SPECIAL THANKS TO... SMG Entertainment for use of The Centre & Mick Conati of SMG for his direction & assistance with "Bob Dole Speaks Out"

• Pfizer - Luncheon Underwriter
• Ground Transportation by D-Patrick Lincoln

The Evansville Cancer Center would also like to thank the urologists in the Tri-State area, AstraZeneca, and Lab-Corp for teaming with us to provide educational awareness of prostate cancer and free prostate cancer screenings to the community during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month:

William Fisher, MD; Phillip M. Gilson, MD; Barney Maynard, MD; Bruce Romick, MD, Ned Rule, MD, & Bill Samm, MD of Urological Associates, Inc.; Thomas Gadient, M.D. of Urology Consultants; Paul F. Siami, MD of Welborn Clinic.




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