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Phone: 214-345-5030
8230 Walnut Hill Ln Suite 700
Dallas
Texas 75231
USA

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Target demographics: All men in the Dallas area 40 and older.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 1,000

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Prepare educational materials for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Send out letters to members of the support group. Help with community events.

Programs: Dadfest, UREF Golf tournament, prostate cancer support group, one-on-one counselling with a prostate cancer survivor

Mission:
Urology Research and Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing knowledge about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of urologic disease through research, education of patients and through community service.
Results:
We have been in existence since 2001. We hold annual prostate cancer screenings at Dadfest and screen about 100 men. Our monthly support group meetings have almost 40-50 attendees. We have reached thousands with our message of risk reduction.

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06/29/11
I have participated as a volunteer on many occasions with Dadfest, the prostate cancer support group and also helped in the office. I have seen first hand our important their work is with helping prostate cancer survivors in the support group, seeing the peace that comes when a man newly diagnosed ... more »
06/28/11
This active organization has been in existence for 10 years providing support for prostate cancer survivors, promoting community based, focused risk assessment for prostate cancer and advocating a healthy lifestyle and early detection. Board members and volunteers have personal connections to the ... more »
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06/26/11
UREF is vigorously pursing its educational mission related to Prostate cancer awareness, education and support are the focus of UREF's mission in education. The mission is accomplished through information on the UREE website, participation in health fairs, providing an annual free prostate cancer ... more »
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