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50 Hoops at the St. Louis Missouri Black Expo
Another Rousing SUCCESS!  2nd Year!!

Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis featured guests  

Former Fifth Dimension singers Billy Davis, Jr. and Marilyn McCoo were keynote speakers and joined in educating attendees of the workshop.  Mr. Davis is a native of St. Louis and a prostate cancer survivor.  Aside from their successful singing career and lucrative businesses, they have been hapilly married for over 30 years.  Together, they shared their experiences and advice on surviving prostate cancer as a couple.

 

 
Over 500+ participated in the 100 Black Man walk for Prostate Cancer and listened to Ms. McCoo and Mr. Davis at the SGS seminar.

Ms.  McCoo and Mr. Davis along with the panelist provided answers and education to the attendees.

Dr. Bullock serves as a consulting medical expert for local TV and radio, and he frequently addresses physicians, community groups and elementary to high school students. His community outreach cancer education programs have been instrumental in increasing the African American participation in the various activities in the Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine. He is a member of the advisory board of several pharmaceutical companies.

 

Education, screening and research are our key weapons against prostate cancer

St. Louis

 

The Missouri Black Expo Premiered NPFR Survivor Guide Seminars(SGS) to get the community to "Pay attention" to prostate cancer education at the MBE. Siteman Cancer Center partnered with NPFR to offer over 300+ men education and screenings, including those who participated in the 100 Black Man Walk.

 

Event Sponsors
Aventis Pharmaceuticals
Bayer Diagnostics
Cryocare
GlaxoSmithKline
Hampton Inn Gateway Arch
Novartis
(National Physician & Family Referral)
NPFR Project
Missouri Black Expo
(Sponsored By ARCHS)

 

Data was collected to help with finding the cause for prostate cancer.

 

 

 

St. Louis MBE

Survivor Guide Seminar

Panelist Bios

 

Reginald A. Allen, MD

Urologist, Gateway Regional Medical Center

Dr. Allen has a private practice in Granite City, IL, is certified by the American Board of Urology, and licensed in five states including Missouri and Illinois.

Sen. Patrick Dougherty

Missouri Senate, District 4

A champion for cancer causes, Sen. Dougherty wrote and passed a bill requiring insurance companies to pay for screenings for prostate, uterine and colon cancer.

Arnold D. Bullock, MD

Urologist, Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine.

Dr. Bullock has increased African American participation in community outreach cancer education programs.  He is board certified, and active in clinical research on prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction.

Chief Sherman George

Fire Commissioner and Chief, St. Louis Fire Department

Chief George sits at the helm of one of the nationís top fire departments with 700 fire fighters and support personnel, and 180 medical professionals in the departmentís Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. He is the first African-American fire chief in the city.

Rep. Robin Wright-Jones

Missouri House of Representatives, 63rd District

Text Box: Call 800-677-8441 to participate in research to save lives
An alumni of the University of Missouri, St. Louis, Rep. Wright-Jones is an ardent community volunteer.  She serves on several boards, including the National Neurofibromatosis Foundation of Missouri and Gateway Paralyzed Citizens.

 

 

Special Thanks to: Brian C. Springer, MHA Director of Research and Business Administration Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center and his AWESOME team.

Prostate Cancer Survivors from the Minority Leadership Committee of the American Cancer Society helped provide insite to surviving the procedures, medication and importance of early detection.