Oscar Robertson reaches millions with international media tour to create prostate cancer awareness.

NBA All-Star Legend Oscar Robertson speaks out to create awareness! Oscar not only sits on the board of the Foundation, he will also be the Honorary Chair of the Foundations Launch Gala on March 10th. We are so grateful for his help here at The International Prostate Cancer Foundation.

In Partnership with Julison Communications and 2u Creative we have been working on a National Public Relations Campaign to promote the launch of the foundation and educate the public on some of the important facts of prostate cancer! Yesterday Oscar participated in a Media Tour that helped us officially launch The International Prostate Cancer Foundation and create awareness world wide on the importance of getting screened.

Emcee of the Education Event, Greg Francis (left), Oscar Robertson (center), Dr. Vipul Patel (right)

Oscar got a great surprise when this fan asked him to sign his FRESHMAN year high school yearbook.

Click on this image to see Dr. Patel and Oscar's appearance on Good Day Orlando

Oscar at one of the many radio interviews he did across the nation.

Below are a few of the many pieces that were running internationally yesterday.

http://www.cfnews13.com/article/sports/2012/february/385763/BHSN-1on1-with-NBA-HallofFamer-Oscar-Robertson

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1076426-oscar-robertson-nba-legend-goes-public-with-prostate-cancer-diagnosis

http://www.myfoxorlando.com/dpp/good_day/022212-NBA-legend-speaks-about-beating-cancer

http://www.vadvert.co.uk/sports/22044-nba-legend-robertson-raising-awareness-after-cancer-fight.html (from London)

http://www.yahoosportsradio.com/nba/oscar-robertson-triple-doubles-17674/ (Oscar’s interview is on the front-page of Yahoo! Sports’ website)

http://media.bloomberg.com/bb/avfile/News/Surveillance/vUYFfxJc27ME.mp3

http://www.foxsportsradio.com/pages/loosecannons.html?feed=403320&article=9799353

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/sentinel-sports-now/os-oscar-robertson-lebron-james,0,5833013.story

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/sentinel-sports-now/os-nba-allstar-oscar-robertson,0,4077452.story

http://www.740thegame.com/pages/openmike.html?article=9795353

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TOMORROW Meet the Big O! Oscar Robertson will discuss his Prostate Cancer!

Here’s your chance to interact with one of the NBA’s all-time greatest players.  The Big O, Oscar Robertson, will meet with fans, talk hoops and discuss his recent battle with prostate cancer at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 22 at Draft restaurant, located directly across from the Amway Center, 301 W. Church Street, Orlando, FL 32801.

Parking is available in the lot across from Draft.

It’s a rare opportunity to rub shoulders with a true basketball legend.  And Draft is even providing free lunch!

 

International Prostate Cancer Foundation hosts a meet and greet with Oscar Robertson to raise awareness about prostate cancer!

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At 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 22, Robertson will speak about how he overcame cancer, talk basketball, answer questions and sign autographs at Draft Global Beer Lounge & Grill across W. Church Street from Amway Center. The event is free and open to the public.

 

Be sure to come and meet Oscar and Dr. Vipul Patel and get all your questions regarding prostate cancer answered!

Dr. Patel and Oscar Robertson, discuss the importance of getting screened with The Associated Press!

Read full story here!

Be sure to check out this great story on ESPN.  To view the whole story with both Dr. Patel and Oscar Robertson click here!

And it keeps coming!! Oscar and Dr. Patel are educating and creating awareness!

Oscar Robertson shares his story in his hometown of Cincinnati!

NBA All-Star Legend Oscar Robertson speaks out to create awareness! Oscar not only sits on the board of the Foundation, he will also be the Honorary Chair of the Foundations Launch Gala on March 10th. We are so grateful for his help here at 2u Creative. After all, getting the word out and educating the public on this formidable disease is one of the 3 Primary Goals of The International Prostate Cancer Foundation!

To read the article on his basketball skills, click here. To read the article on his battle with cancer, click here.

In Partnership with Julison Communications and 2u Creative we have been working on a National Public Relations Campaign to promote the launch of the foundation and educate the public on some of the important facts of prostate cancer!

In this article from yesterday’s Cincinnati Enquirer, Oscar discusses the importance of getting tested.  This article accompanied a longer story about his historic triple-double season! To read the article on his basketball skills, click here. To read the article on his battle with cancer, click here.

Stay Tuned: Oscar is coming to Orlando Wednesday, February 22 for a media day in advance of the NBA All-Star game that will include both local and national media outlets. We will be blogging all about this exciting day!

Oscar Robertson rallies in Support of The International Prostate Cancer Foundation!

To read this article in its entirety, click here.

Through our work, here at the Foundation, we have the opportunity to work with many talented individuals and some amazing prostate cancer survivors.

Today I am blogging about one of these survivors. NBA All-Star Legend Oscar Robertson! Oscar not only sits on our board, he has been gracious enough to help us and speak publicly for the first time about his prostate cancer, diagnosis, treatment and experience.

In Partnership with 2u Creative and Julison Communications we have been working on a National Public Relations Campaign to promote the launch of the foundation and educate the public on some of the important facts of prostate cancer!

This article from the Miami Herald is running today on the cover of the sports section.  Yesterday it was the featured story on the front page of the paper’s website, which has a very broad reach. To read this article in its entirety, click here.

Oscar is coming to Orlando Wednesday, February 22 for a media day in advance of the NBA All-Star game that will include both local and national media outlets. Stay tuned, we will be blogging all about this exciting day!