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Prostate cancer has an almost non-existent media profile. Let’s change that.

There's a lot to learn from Old Dominion head basketball coach Jeff Jones recovery from prostate cancer. Photo: Jessica Hill / AP
Old Dominion University's head basketball coach Jeff Jones is recovering from prostate cancer. Photo: Jessica Hill / AP

"Men need to hear the story of [Old Dominion University basketball] coach Jeff Jones' recovery from prostate cancer" — Harry Minium, sports columnist for The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk:

"Prostate cancer may kill nearly 27,000 men per year, yet it's a disease with an almost non-existent media profile. ... Jones [husband of Axios' Danielle Jones] thinks he understands why. ... Prostate cancer can be a particularly sensitive subject for men because it can go right to the heart of a guy's manhood."