Cancer Journeys Foundation Supports Vietnam War Veterans Day

March 29, 2018
Download as PDF Single Release RSS Feed
Facebook Twitter Google Digg Reddit LinkedIn Email

The Cancer Journeys Foundation honors Vietnam War Veterans Day, March 29, 2018, by including stops at Veterans Cemeteries during the 2018 Tour de USA for Prostate Cancer.

MANHATTAN BEACH, CALIFORINIA (PressAdvantage) March 29, 2018: Manhattan Beach resident and Cancer Journeys Foundation President Robert Hess, himself a Vietnam War veteran, announced today that the Cancer Journeys Foundation is adding stops at veteran cemeteries across the US to the agenda for it’s 2018 Tour de USA for Prostate Cancer. The Tour de USA is a world record attempt road rally to raise awareness for prostate cancer. The event departs Los Angeles on August 15, 2018, and returns to Los Angeles on September 18, 2018.

Cancer Journeys Foundation President Robert Hess

“As a Vietnam veteran myself, I’m honored that The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017, established March 29th as an annual National Vietnam War Veteran Recognition Day. Today is the first time the nation is recognizing our Vietnam War veterans and it’s very gratifying,” said Hess.

9,087,000 military personnel served on active duty during the Vietnam Era (Aug 5, 1964 - May 7, 1975), with 2,709,918 service men and women actually serving in Vietnam. This number represents 9.7% of their generation.

Congress passed the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 on March 23, 2017, and President Trump signed it into law on March 28, 2017.

“The Tour de USA will be stopping at Veterans cemeteries to honor our veterans who were and are Agent Orange casualties. The Agent Orange defoliant was used widely in Vietnam during the war is a direct causal agent for prostate cancer,” says Hess, himself a Vietnam War veteran and prostate cancer survivor.

The Cancer Journeys Foundation Tour de USA for Prostate Cancer is a 36-day, cross-America, World Record attempt car rally to raise men’s awareness about prostate cancer risk and to provide a simple prostate cancer risk tool.

The Cancer Journeys Foundation provides a free, Internet-based prostate cancer early detection tool at ProstateTrackerApp.com.

For more information, contact Robert Hess, president, at the contact information below.

Robert Hess

President and Founder

Cancer Journeys Foundation

Accidental Prostate Cancer Survivor, Class of 2003

www.CancerJourneysFoundation.org

310.430.5899

[email protected]

1601 N Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 576

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266



SOURCE: Press Advantage [Link]

Download as PDF Single Release RSS Feed
Facebook Twitter Google Digg Reddit LinkedIn Email

About Cancer Journeys Foundation:

The Cancer Journeys Foundation provides support to the 14 million cancer survivors in the United States and their families and care givers as they move through their individual cancer journeys.

Contact Cancer Journeys Foundation:

Robert Hess
1601 N Sepulveda Blvd
Suite 576
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
310.430.5899

Social Media:

Additional News Releases From Cancer Journeys Foundation:

September 18, 2020Cancer Journeys Foundation Takes Strides In Raising Prostate Cancer Awareness

August 24, 2020The Cancer Journeys Foundation Announces Details on Their 2020 Gran Fondo Prostate Cancer Awareness Event

August 17, 2020Cancer Journeys Foundation CEO Robert Hess to Ride Virtually and Participate in Phil Gaimon's Cycling Gran Fondo

August 03, 2020Cancer Journeys Foundation Announces the Locations for the 2020 #Stress Buster KOM Cycling Competition

August 03, 2020The Cancer Journeys Foundation Announces the Sprint Cycling Competition Road Cyclist Championship 2020 Locations

June 08, 2020VetsRally4Vets PTSD & Suicide Awareness/Prevention Event For Veterans Postponed

May 21, 2020Zwift Exercise Program Launched For Cancer Patients With Stress And PTSD

April 17, 2020Geraint Thomas Rides To Honor Britain’s Doctors & Nurses

February 21, 2020Cancer Journeys Foundation Announces King And Queen Of The Mountain Competition

November 18, 20192019 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Cyclist Ride 38,947.5 Miles to Beat Cancer