Navigation Links
Prostate Net Announces: Major Medical Education Initiative for Patients, Caregivers and Healthcare Professionals
Date:8/24/2009

HACKENSACK, N.J.; Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virgil H. Simons, Founder and President of The Prostate Net announced the organization's latest major initiative in the fight against prostate cancer. A day-long, dual-track educational symposium targeting patients, caregivers and medical professionals will take place on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at New York University, Kimmel Center for University Life in New York City. Joined by Keynote Speaker, Donald Coffey, PhD, from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, a world-class faculty of prostate cancer specialists will present and discuss contemporary information and issues confronting the disease. "We believe a specific awareness and educational effort, targeted to both patients and professionals, within an unique dual-track environment can provide symposium participants access to those world-class health professionals, whose work form disease management policy and best standard of care," said Simons. "This initiative will provide access to information for both patients and professionals, not normally readily available, as to the best standards of care based on leading edge research and clinical practice." Following the October 6th model, The Prostate Net plans on convening a series of regional educational initiatives starting in 2010.

Prostate Cancer is the 2nd leading cause of male cancer death globally and the most commonly diagnosed cancer in American men. As the baby boom generation matures, more and more men will be diagnosed with the disease. While there has been some progress in disease mortality reduction over the past decade, there still remains significant disease specific issues relative to risk awareness, advanced stage disease management, treatment options, as well as the reduction and/or elimination of pain and suffering attendant to a diagnosis of prostate cancer. The October 6th Symposium will address these crucial issues.

In
'/>"/>

SOURCE The Prostate Net
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Prostate Cancer Kills - Every 20 Minutes; September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
2. Obesity Tied to Prostate Cancer Recurrence
3. JNCI news brief: High serum insulin levels and risk of prostate cancer
4. Light Sciences Oncology Expands Development of Novel Targeted Drug Aptocine(TM) For Prostate Conditions With Start-Up of Phase 2 BPH Trial
5. Obesity increases risk of prostate cancer recurrence for both blacks and whites
6. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
7. New Bone-Building Drug Promising Against Prostate Cancer
8. Denosumab increases bone density, cuts fracture risk in prostate cancer survivors
9. Oral Drug Ups Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases
10. Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase I/II Clinical Trial of Novel Vaccine for Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer
11. Ferring Pharmaceuticals Announces Trade Name FIRMAGON(R) (degarelix for injection) for Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... New York (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 ... ) , filed against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon ... Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the Texas Attorney ... the company’s marketing of surgical mesh products used ... incontinence. According to a report from kens5.com, the ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... PA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Butler Mobility ... of Inclined Platform Lifts . Previously the two ... offering five new beautiful earth tone colors as standard colors ... blend well in the home but will enhance the beauty ... choice for any home color scheme or individual décor. , ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... the number of deer in an area can lower ... infections among people, new research indicates. "Our study ... human interactions with deer, infected nymphal ticks and human ... White-tailed deer are the primary host for adult blacklegged ... study included nearly all the permanent residents of a ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with the lowest incomes may ... artery disease (PAD), a new study suggests. People with ... the limbs, most often the legs. The condition causes leg ... arteries throughout the body. People with PAD have a higher ... from nearly 6,800 people with PAD who took part in ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... girl born with HIV who was thought to be cured ... tests showing detectable levels of the AIDS-causing virus in her ... now nearly 4 years old, had remained virus-free even though ... old. Doctors had hoped her remission would open the door ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 3Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 4Health News:Butler Mobility Products Announces Five New Standard Colors for Their Inclined Platform Lifts 2Health News:Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble 2Health News:Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection 2Health News:Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection 3
... IncludedPARSIPPANY, N.J., March 16 alli announced today that ... album, Sing , will be given to consumers ... refill packs in celebration of the brand,s new partnership ... first album in five years. Hitting retail shelves nationwide ...
... of confirming or ruling out Alzheimer,s disease has been ... Pennsylvania School of Medicine. By measuring cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) ... amyloid beta42 peptide and tau protein the test ... convert to Alzheimer,s disease over time. Researchers were able ...
... The following is being released by the National ... "Waste Not, Want Not: The Right Care for Every ... care that not only costs less but is higher ... advocates and other stakeholders to discuss ways to eliminate ...
... Development is pleased to announce the availability of low ... medical office condominiums in Macomb County. One objective ... businesses in acquiring new buildings and equipment by reducing ... Through the availability of stimulus appropriated funds, the ...
... Tributes Line of Caskets in the U.S.PITTSBURGH and ... an Irish-owned memorial products company, and Matthews International, ... care industries, today announced a new multi-million-dollar strategic ... and distribution of a new line of Heritage ...
... visits result, studies find, , , MONDAY, March 16 (HealthDay ... sports can be successfully harnessed to deliver health information ... also encouraging them to stick more closely to the ... studies suggests. , One study explored giving teens ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:alli Offers New Wynonna Judd Album in Product Packs 2Health News:alli Offers New Wynonna Judd Album in Product Packs 3Health News:Penn Medicine pathologists pioneer biomarker test to diagnose or rule out Alzheimer's disease 2Health News:Penn Medicine pathologists pioneer biomarker test to diagnose or rule out Alzheimer's disease 3Health News:Cleveland Conference: Quality Healthcare Can and Should Cost Less 2Health News:Cleveland Conference: Quality Healthcare Can and Should Cost Less 3Health News:Cleveland Conference: Quality Healthcare Can and Should Cost Less 4Health News:Cleveland Conference: Quality Healthcare Can and Should Cost Less 5Health News:Irish-Owned Heritage Casket Company Strikes Multi-Million-Dollar Partnership Deal With Pennsylvania's Matthews International 2Health News:Using Music and Sports to Improve Kids' Asthma 2Health News:Using Music and Sports to Improve Kids' Asthma 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 Most osteoporosis patients want a choice in ... survey* sponsored by Mission Pharmacal Company. The survey, conducted ... online support community, revealed that 74 percent of osteoporosis ... a form other than a pill or a tablet. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 As health officials across the Midwest warn ... pharmacies in Michigan will offer free ... enabling Meijer pharmacists to administer tests and, in some cases, ... physician participating in the study. The ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  Novation, the leading health care supply ... IT value-added reseller (VAR) national contracts that expand its ... services at lower costs. These include manufacturer product and ... initiative assistance and ongoing IT consulting support. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 2Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 3Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 2Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 3New Novation Information Technology VAR Contracts Offer Significant Savings to Hospitals 2
... HOUSTON, May 2, 2011 Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital ... in favor of ChartAccess® Comprehensive EHR from Prognosis Health ... 25-bed hospital comply with the federal government,s meaningful use ... health information organization (RHIO). "We,re known ...
... N.Y., May 2, 2011 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... America Merrill Lynch 2011 Health Care Conference on Tuesday, May ... Time).  The session may be accessed through the Company,s web ... archived version of the presentation will be available after the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital Turns to Prognosis ChartAccess® Comprehensive EHR to Meet Organizational Aspirations 2Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital Turns to Prognosis ChartAccess® Comprehensive EHR to Meet Organizational Aspirations 3
... Loading Units With Titanium Staples ... TA™ (Single Use Reloadable Stapler ... Auto Suture™ PREMIUM MULTIFIRE TA™ ... gynecological, pediatric and thoracic surgical ...
Single Use Reloadable Stapler with Titanium Staples., ,The Auto Suture™ PREMIUM MULTIFIRE TA™ stapler has applications in abdominal, gynecological, pediatric and thoracic surgical proced...
... Single Use reloadable linear stapler with ... PI™ disposable stapler is designed for use ... healthy internal tissues. The instrument places a ... when using the 30 VASCULAR cartridges) of ...
... Use Loading Units With Titanium Staples for ... Staplers With Titanium Staples)., ,The Auto ... use surgical staplers with MULTIFIRE GIA™ 60 ... the Auto Suture™ MULTIFIRE SGIA™ 60 knifeless ...
Medicine Products: