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
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.
Hampton Inn Gateway Arch
(National Physician & Family Referral)
Missouri Black Expo
(Sponsored By ARCHS)
Data was collected to help with finding the cause for
St. Louis MBE
Survivor Guide Seminar
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
Chief Sherman George
Fire Commissioner and Chief, St. Louis Fire
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
Rep. Robin Wright-Jones
of Representatives, 63rd District
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
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