THE SOIRÉE EXPERIENCE
The 9th Annual Blue Ribbon Soirée benefiting prostate cancer research will be held at the Renaissance Hotel Ballroom in Baton Rouge and will feature silent/live auctions as well as a raffle. Tickets are $100/each and guests are encouraged to dress in blue, the color of prostate cancer awareness.
THE INSPIRATION OF THE BLUE RIBBON SOIRÉE
The Blue Ribbon Soirée is held annually in memory of Joel Nasca and Larry Ferachi
Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in American men?
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind only lung cancer.
About 1 man in 9 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.
About 1 man in 41 will die of this disease.
The American Cancer Society estimates that:
About 174,650 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. in 2019.
About 31,620 men in the U.S. will die of the disease in 2019