Dattoli Cancer Foundation’s Journey Magazine Tells Tsunami Story

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Fall 2012 issue of Journey magazine, published by Consonant Custom Media for the Dattoli Cancer Foundation, features American dentist's account of Japanese tsunami relief efforts.

Dattoli Cancer Foundation's Journey magazine, Fall 2012

Consonant Custom Media announces publication of the Fall 2012 issue of Journey, the recently redesigned and relaunched magazine for Dattoli Cancer Foundation (DCF).

Demonstrating the international nature of Dattoli Cancer Center’s patient population, the Fall 2012 issue’s feature story profiles Dr. Tom Ward, an American dentist living and practicing in Tokyo for the past 40 years. In addition to sharing the story of his successful prostate cancer treatment by Dr. Michael Dattoli, Dr. Ward provides a personal account of the earthquake and tsunami that struck northern Japan in March 2011, and describes his efforts to provide relief to its victims.

Published seasonally, Journey chronicles the experiences of prostate cancer patients who have been treated at the Dattoli Cancer Center and offers useful information for their spouses, families, researchers and donors. Regular editorial features include book reviews and scientific articles relating to prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment.

According to DCF Director of Development Virginia “Ginya” Carnahan, APR, CPRC, “Our Fall issue is an excellent example of how Journey helps us engage and educate our communities. We know that Journey is being read and appreciated by our patients, their families, donors, researchers and others who want to advance the discussion of prostate cancer. Since the redesign and relaunch of the publication we’ve seen an increase in donations and visits to our Web site.”

The publication is distributed by mail and online.

About The Dattoli Cancer Foundation:
Established in 2000, the Dattoli Cancer Foundation’s mission is to raise awareness of the wide-spread incidence of Prostate Cancer and the need for early and annual screening exams; to provide information and support to men newly diagnosed with Prostate Cancer, as well as those with recurrent Prostate Cancer; and to foster research into better diagnostic tools and treatment options for Prostate Cancer. The Foundation is named for Dr. Michael Dattoli, a pioneer in the field of brachytherapy for the treatment of Prostate Cancer. Dr. Dattoli and his partner, Dr. Richard Sorace, are credited with many advances in refining and targeting external beam radiation and precise intra and extracapsular radioactive seed placement. More information can be found at the Foundation’s Web site.

About Consonant Custom Media:
Consonant Custom Media provides custom publishing solutions for hospitals, healthcare systems, medical research institutions and others who want to make more meaningful connections with their communities of interest. CCM puts the “custom” back in custom publishing by creating original content that is truly consonant, or in harmony, with our clients’ brand values. We use traditional and digital executions to reach specific objectives in perception management, sales, donor development and government relations. The firm is headquartered in Sarasota, Florida with regional representation in New York, NY and Louisville, KY. CCM can be reached at (941) 309-5380 or online.

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