Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Meeting tomorrow night. Just a reminder, we have a presenter from Oregon State Health and Sciences talking about Provenge and advanced prostate cancer options. Be there. See the event posting for directions... Event Posting...

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Meeting Notice for March 15, 2012

Brian Lawenda returns for the March Meeting. Last month he talked about radiation oncology and this month he will talk about his other specialty ~ integrative oncology. This is a terrific discussion about diet, exercise and the many things we can do to be healthier and better able to tolerate our conventional therapies. We will also discuss proposed format changes for our group as well as the September prostate cancer awareness walk.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Meeting Notice for January 19, 2012

Well known prostate cancer pathologist, Dr. Jonathan Oppenheimer will be our guest speaker this month. This is a real treat to be able to get a close up look at how we are diagnosed and given a stage and grade of the disease. Dr. Oppenheimer will be speaking about the changing face of prostate cancer diagnosis and also will show us the art of pathology. Please come and join us for a great session.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Meeting Notices for November

Starting with this month, this site will also post meeting notices for the Pahrump chapter as well as for the Las Vegas chapter.

For this month on Las Vegas:
Meeting date is November 17 at 7:00 PM at the Nevada Cancer Institute.
Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang will be discussing advanced treatment therapies for patients with progressive prostate cancer. This information is useful to ALL patients, however. Please come and see this renowned speaker and prostate cancer oncologist

For this Month in Pahrump:
Meeting date is November 19 at 1:00pm at the Pahrump Senior Center on 1370 West Basin Street. Dr. Vogelzang is also speaking at this event (note his dedication to the patient community). Tony Crispino, head of the Las Vegas Chapter, will also be there bringing much need handout supplies for the Pahrump chapter.

See you soon!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

USPSTF Link to their call to end prostate cancer screening...

This is the draft recommendation to end all screening in men for prostate cancer. The comments section is open until November 9th. Please be heard. USPSTF Draft Recommendation to End all screening for prostate cancer Again come this Thursday to discuss.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Meeting Notice for October 20, 2011

Big night. We will be announcing the results of our 2 mile prostate cancer awareness walk. Also a huge topic in the prostate cancer industry ~ the US Preventive Services Task Force has issued a draft announcement recommending against all screening for prostate cancer in all men. We will talk about the pro's and Con's of that announcement. Later we have Dr. Oscar Goodman speaking on advanced prostate cancer... Click here for information on Dr. Oscar Goodman. Come and see this great event...Certain to be good news, controversy, and wisdom being shared...

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Meeting Notice September 15

Another big month...Prostate Cancer Awareness Month We will have a presentation on the PCRI Conference. Also we are having an Open House that evening. We are extending time to patients to discuss their individual cases. Additionally, we are doing our final planning for the upcoming "This One's for the Boys" prostate cancer awareness event. We need your support... See you there...