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Race to stop Prostate cancer

Last year's Zero Prostate Cancer run/walk in Des Moines joined together runners and walkers of all ages to raise money to fight prostate cancer.
We’re all aware of the prevalence of breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime.

But what you may not know is that the rate of men developing prostate cancer is almost exactly the same, with the disease taking the life of an American man every 20 minutes. This year alone, 1,500 Iowa men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Mark Good would like to change that statistic.

That’s why he’s organizing the second annual Prostate Cancer Run/Walk in Des Moines in Sept­ember, which has been named Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

Good, a pharmacist and Farm Bur­eau member, was diagnosed with prostate cancer three...



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