As we have for the past six years, COMAPC will continue to fund screenings at the Columbus Cancer Clinic for uninsured men.
New this year, we are donating to the CCC’s Homecare Support Program to provide financial assistance for prostate cancer patients who are unable to pay for medical supplies, medication, transportation to and from cancer related appointments, and groceries.
|2013 OUTING PLANS FINALIZED!!
Please join us for the 8th annual Par for Life outing on Monday, June 17, 2013, at Scioto Reserve Country Club
Our 2012 outing was a sell-out so register early so you don’t miss the cut.
Sponsor, donor, and player information is now available.
|2013 5K RUN WALK PLANS FINALIZED!!
Please join us for the 4th annual 5k Race for a Pro-State of Mind on Friday, June 14, 2013, at Sharon Woods Metro Park.
Sponsor, donor, and runner/walker information is now available.
In November of 1998 I went for my annual physical with my primary care physician. The digital rectal exam was fine, but a few days later he called an informed me that my PSA was 5.4 ng/ml. He suggested that I immediately see a Urologist.
My prostate cancer adventure started with a physical exam in December, after my 57th birthday. I thought I had nailed my exam. My weight was as low as it had been in over 10 years; my cholesterol was about 160 and my blood pressure was 128/80. I was feeling good!
In September, 1997, while living in New Jersey, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Like so many men, I ignored various medical symptoms for several months, until one day I found myself in the emergency room...