The physicians at Premier Medical Group of the Hudson Valley have always believed that part of their professional obligation is to support the community in which they live and practice. Premier Cares Foundation, Inc. grew from that belief and an idea that there were unmet needs within our community. With the changing economy, more people than ever are limited in their ability to get the medical supportive services that they need and deserve.
Through community events and fundraisers, such as our annual Prostate Cancer Walk and the Colon Cancer Awareness Day Chili Festival we have been able to bring awareness to these diseases. Prostate Cancer is one of the most curable types of cancer if detected early. Sadly, over 29,000 men die from the disease each year and 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed in their lifetime. Similarly, Colon Cancer is one of the top killers for both men and women, but is curable in many cases when detected early.
Premier Cares Foundation wants the public to learn about preventative care, as early detection is the key to the best outcome for all urologic and GI diseases. We don’t want people to miss their “window” for cure.
Pfizer, an annual supporter of our foundation has a series of videos that talk about the importance of early detection and living with cancer. Watch them on YouTube here.