National prostate cancer and cancer events honor prostate cancer
survivors and have been respectfully hosted by:
Cancer 101 Dinner Lecture Series
National Physician and Family Referral (NPFR)
Local and National Partners include: Center
for Information & Study on Clinical Research Participants
(CISCRP), National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer (NBLIC),
National Human Genome Center at Howard University (NHGC), Coalition
of African American Networks (CaAN), CBO Coalitions that are part
of NPFR’s national network.
Cancer 101 Dinner Lecture Series
In each targeted city, in collaboration with Medical Hosts, staff,
local community leaders, ministers and distinguished community
panel join celebrities in discussion on prostate cancer and cancer
topics. These topics include community responsibility for education
and participating in programs designed for prevention, discovery
of treatment options, quality of life and other diseases which
affect African Americans. . Hospital, public health and local
Cancer Center and patient advocacy representatives serve as guest
facilitators. Other related topics, which are discussed, include
racial disparities in prostate cancer education and other diseases,
which affect African Americans. NPFR will coordinate all annual
follow-up with community leaders and organizations signing up
for distribution of health education information from NPFR and
it's Medical and Research partners.
CISCRP (Center for Information and Study on Clinical
CISCRP as partner will help develop ongoing local public awareness
programs, which highlight key education and outreach issues and
education regarding the clinical research process.. Topics include
a basic overview of the clinical trials process, risks, benefits,
rights, protections, issues regarding informed consent, and the
importance of minority participation in clinical research. Presenters
include physicians, study staff and patients who have participated
in clinical research and studies.
NBLIC (National Black Leadership On Cancer)
As cancer information partners, NBLIC will provide surveys and
educational information to better gauge attitudes which affect
African Americans outreach for health education.
NHCG (National Human Genome Center)
Howard University's National Human Genome Center helps NPFR develop
surveys to investigate social attitudes about cancer, diabetes,
hypertension and other diseases which affect African American
families. Various departments offer speakers and information on
the importance of Human Genome Research Education to African Americans
done by an African American University.
Proposed Partnership Collaboration Program:
NPFR will develop with its partners a joint customized program
to be delivered as part of the NPFR Dinner/Lecture series on Cancer
and other NPFR programs and events developed outreach education
for Diseases affecting African Americans.
Audiences: African American males, African American
Physicians, study staff, community leaders (political, spiritual)
community health representatives, Partner representatives, health
education experts, prostate cancer and cancer survivors, study
Identify core prostate cancer and African American
community organizations to serve as a Coalition to focus on
locating African American and Black families with history of
prostate cancer. Through these Coalitions of local organizations,
NPFR will facilitate direct collaboration with doctors and scientists
working in National Human Genome Research. This community participation
in the outcome of prostate cancer research is an historic undertaking,
and has the endorsement of National Human Genome Center at Howard
University and collaboration with dozens of other centers working
on Prostate Cancer and other diseases which strongly affect
the African American and Black communities across the country.
National Prostate Cancer Basketball
Tournaments & Health Fairs is now a Radio-One
Affiliate Event. Learn more.
Coalitions, Networks and Partnerships
As we move into our 10th Anniversary, we
are proud to say that 50 Hoops has benefited
many communities and saved hundreds of lives
directly and indirectly. Over the years,
we have developed partnerships, networks and
coalitions, which in 2008 – 2010 will
expand into nation-wide coalitions for education
and benefit of prostate cancer research. Here
are a few comments about 50 Hoops—AFTER
we’ve left the community: Coalitions,
Networks and Partnerships
is now a registered trademark.
We’ve been around since 1998, and now we’re an official
Men's/Women's Basketball: Men aged 30 – 49 play basketball
to win customized trophy and prizes
Women, aged 21 – 39 also play for prizes and gifts.
Player Registration $15.00
Team Registration $50.00
Men’s Health – Focus on prostate
cancer education, support groups and men’s health issues
including colon cancer, impotence, exercise and fitness, featuring
local prostate cancer survivors and physicians.
FREE prostate cancer screening on-site, hosted by local hospital.
Education – Information regarding breast
and prostate cancer and their high incident rates within the same
family, clinical trials education with Q&A; partnered with
local Cancer networks.
Heroes, Heroines & Superstars: Prostate
Cancer Survivors, patients and their families are spotlighted
at games and workshops to tell their story of fear (of screening,
diagnosis), of learning about treatment options, and benefiting
from their prostate cancer education.
NPFR Community Based Organization (CBO) Coalition.
Prostate cancer networks and local coalitions united for medical
and human genome research and education
NPFR PC CaAN (Prostate Cancer Coalition of African
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Local Honored Family: Three brothers, all from city/;state, who
all have had prostate cancer, or breast, kidney, colon, bladder
cancer. Their biological Sister(s) and/or wives who are cancer
survivors will be the feature of the program.
This prototype will be used in all cities, utilizing local "Brothers"
and NPFR sponsored celebrities for educational impact.
City Sponsor should provide a banner and educational materials
related to Cancer, Cancer clinical trials and product development.