Get to know IPCF Board Member, Oscar Robertson!

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Here at the International Prostate Cancer Foundation we are lucky to have the support of our many esteemed board members.They donate their time, expertise and financial support to continuing our efforts to fight prostate cancer and it’s effects.

Recently, board member Oscar Robertson, was featured in The Wall Street Journal.  You can read more about Oscar and his road to success here! Congratulations Oscar, you have shown us all what it’s like to succeed while overcoming the challenges life throws at us.

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

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

READ FULL ARTICLE HERE!

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!