Friday, August 12, 2005

According to an Associated Press article that appeared today in the Longmont Colorado Daily Times-Call and other papers around the country, Dr. Ernie Bodai, the California surgeon who successfully was able to get the 1999 Breast Cancer semi-postal (SB1) approved been trying to get a similar stamp to help fight the leading cancer in men - prostate cancer.

Dr. Bodai, who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer himself, said in the article, "The prostate cancer community is 10 years behind the breast groups in terms of being acknowledged and coming forward."

To date, the breast cancer stamp has raised approximately $50 million.

To read the entire article, click here.
  • For additional information and background on the unsuccessful efforts to get a prostate cancer research stamp, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM