FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Buccaneer Keenan McCardell and the Florida
Prostate Cancer Network-Team UP to “ Catch it Early”
|Tampa, Florida- December 15, 2003 -- A
precise route-runner and sure-handed veteran receiver who is
regarded as one of the NFL’s most productive wide receivers,
Buccaneer Keenan McCardell has designated Florida Prostate
Cancer Network (FPCN) as the charitable beneficiary of his
Keenan McCardell “Performance Donation Program.”
McCardell, #87 of the 2002 World Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers,
has teamed up with FPCN to help raise awareness about prostate
cancer, the most diagnosed cancer (non-skin) in Florida and the
importance of “Catching it early” through prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is a silent killer. By the time it shows
symptoms, it’s often an advanced disease. But when detected
early, it can be treated successfully and lives can be saved.
McCardell will donate funds based on the number of passes caught
and touchdowns scored during the 2003 NFL season to the FPCN.
- For every touchdown scored by Keenan McCardell
during this (2003-04) season $500 will be donated to FPCN.
- For every pass caught by Keenan McCardell during
this (2003-04) season $100 will be donated to FPCN.
The Florida Prostate Cancer Network is a model state
coalition; its programs include a speakers’ bureau, counseling
programs, support groups, educational forums, community health
fairs, a newsletter, a Web site, and an active volunteer
workforce. FPCN reaches out to men and their families throughout
the state not only to provide support to cancer patients and
their families, but also to bring awareness of the vital
importance of early detection.
For More Information Contact:
Florida Prostate Cancer Network