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Am just sitting down to watch Larry King (9 pm EST) after a grueling day of shopping — for strictly utilitarian things. Join me! The topic is prostate cancer. Guests include John McEnroe (father had PC), Christopher Rose, oncologist, Michael Milken, survivor and founder of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Joe Torre, manager of Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team and PC survivor and Gen. Colin Powell (also had PC).
Sorry for the last-minute notice. But here in the East Coast the Larry King show is re-broadcast at midnight (EST).
Will try to post a review.
A total of 15 US-based prostate cancer organizations have come together to support an initiative to raise funding for the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program from the current $80 million to $125 million in financial year 2010.
The medical research programs at the DOD engage in high-risk high, reward research that is paying off, leading to breakthroughs including the breast cancer drug Herceptin and the leukemia drug Gleevec.
If you are a US citizen, please go to http://www.fundresearchnow.org and use the information provided to call, write, or visit your senators and your congressman or congresswoman. It takes just a minute.
Please don’t sit just on the sidelines. Take action today.
As the Rev. Martin Luther King masterfully put it in an anti-war speech at Riverside Church in 1967:
“We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there is such a thing as being too late. Procrastination is still the thief of time. Life often leaves us standing bare, naked and dejected with a lost opportunity”.