The Dr. Sanford J. Siegel Prostate Cancer Run/Walk

Finding a cure for prostate cancer…one step at a time

The Dr. Sanford J. Siegel Prostate Cancer Run/Walk

Witnessing the growing number of men affected by prostate cancer, Dr. Sanford Siegel, Chairman of Chesapeake Urology, founded the ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge in 2007, then called the Great Prostate Cancer Challenge, in an effort to give back to the community and to raise research funds and awareness for the disease.

More than a decade later, in partnership with the non-profit, ZERO-The End of Prostate Cancer, Dr. Siegel’s vision for a national men’s health event has expanded from one event in Baltimore to 43 cities around the country with the support of the national urology community.

 

 

Register Today! Virtual Run/Walk To Be Held September 26, 2021

The 15th annual Dr. Sanford J. Siegel Prostate Cancer Run/Walk will now be virtual, but you can still participate together at the same time on whatever course you choose. Together, we will gather online to once again bring hope, support, and action to the Baltimore area prostate cancer community on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at 9:00 AM ET.

Use the Charge Running app, available free in the App Store and Google Play, which will be led by Dr. Siegel. Compete and communicate with other participants in real-time through the app’s chat feature, share your stories and photos, and continue to fundraise for the event. To participate virtually register at www.drsiegelrun.org. There’s even live music!

You are an important part of this caring community. Help us show those who have been impacted by prostate cancer that they are not alone. Register today and enjoy connecting virtually with your ZERO Community. Once you sign up, you can start fundraising right away. Your efforts will bring prostate cancer patients in your area the support and resources they so desperately need. Fundraise just $50 to receive a 2021 event shirt mailed directly to you.

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Visit www.DrSiegelRun.org to register and donate!

 

“It’s Personal”

In 2018, Chesapeake Urology’s signature fundraising event was renamed the Dr. Sanford J. Siegel Prostate Cancer Run/Walk to honor its founder who was diagnosed with prostate cancer and fighting the very disease he set out to beat. Finding a cure for the disease and reaching out to more men with free screenings for early detection became a very personal crusade for Dr. Siegel.

 

“Yes, it is ironic that I have prostate cancer. But if there was a cancer I was going to get that would make a difference,  one that I could stand on my soapbox and really spread the word about, this was it.”  — Dr. Sandy Siegel

 

 

“Now that I own this disease I will become even more passionate in fighting it.”

More than $4M Raised

Since 2007, the event has raised more than $4,000,000 to provide free prostate cancer screenings for Maryland men, prostate cancer research scholarship and advocacy and patient assistance programs efforts through our non-profit partner, ZERO-The End of Prostate Cancer.

Free Screenings

Chesapeake Urology’s prostate cancer care program has provided free cancer screenings to over 9,000 Maryland men, with many prostate cancers diagnosed. These screenings promote preventive care, create awareness in under-served populations and brings physicians into the communities.

Supporting Research

Funds raised have supported the prostate cancer research scholarship, through the Urology Care Foundation of the American Urological Association, which is fully funded at $1,100,000. A second scholarship was initiated to inspire urologists to publish scientific and clinical papers to advance understanding of prostate cancer, genetics, and treatment.

Video: Dr. Sandy Siegel's Personal Battle with Prostate Cancer

Dr. Sandy Siegel's Personal Story
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