Upcoming Events

  • Driving Our Mission Forward
    Jul 06, 6:45 AM CDT
    Ankeny, 3405 NE Trilein Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021, USA
    Come out and show your support for Iowans affected by prostate cancer.
  • Blue Believers Run and Walk
    Sun, Sep 11
    Principal Park
    Sep 11, 7:30 AM CDT
    Principal Park , 1 Line Dr, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA
    Prostate Cancer Awareness of Central Iowa is proud to bring together Iowans who have been affected by prostate cancer, those who enjoy a great family time and those who want to participate in a timed 5k event.

Our Mission

Our mission is simple: Providing Support and Awareness to Iowans Affected by Prostate Cancer. 

  • Most common cancer in men – 33% of all new cancer cases in men are prostate

  • 10% of all cancer deaths in men are due to prostate

  • 16.67% of men (1 in 6) will get prostate cancer

  • 54.6% of Iowa men had a PSA test within the last year

  • 57.2% of Iowa men had a digital rectal exam in the last year

Source: Mercy One Des Moines