January 9, 2017 JimAustin

With Commissioner Roy Charles Brooks In 2014, I made a pledge to raise awareness in Tarrant County of Prostate Cancer and the importance of early detection, especially for men of color. The Prostate Cancer Foundation reports that Prostate Cancer occurs more often in African-American men and men of color are twice as likely to die of prostate cancer as Caucasian men; the key to survival is early detection.   With this in mind, I reached out to community stakeholders, the faith community, and leaders in the healthcare industry for their support. With partners like Moncrief Cancer Institute, JPS (John Peter…