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Department of External Affairs
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2011
Contact: Karen Tripmacher, Assistant Director Community Relations & Special Projects

(516) 663-2234


“PROSTATE CANCER: FROM DIAGNOSIS THROUGH TREATMENT” FREE LECTURE AT WINTHROP - MAY 17

Winthrop-University Hospital’s Perspectives in Health series will present a comprehensive seminar for the public, “Prostate Cancer: From Diagnosis through Treatment,” on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 7:00 PM. The program will be held at Winthrop’s Community Outreach Center, located at 101 Mineola Boulevard at the corner of Second Street in Mineola. It will provide men and their families with the opportunity to learn the latest information about screening, staging and diagnosing the disease, as well as treatment options.

Presenters include Harry Staszewski, MD, Chief of the Division of Oncology/Hematology and Director of Cancer Clinical Trials at Winthrop; Jonathan Haas, MD, Chief of the Division of Radiation Oncology at Winthrop; and David Gershbaum, MD, Chief of Minimally Invasive Urology at Winthrop. The physicians will explain PSA levels, Gleason Scores and active surveillance, and will present the latest treatment advances, such as CyberKnife, radiation, robotic surgery, chemotherapy and vaccine treatment of prostate cancer. A question and answer period will be included.

Attendees are asked to arrive at 6:45 PM for registration. Parking and the entrance are available in the rear of the building. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To reserve a space, please call (516) 663-8300.

The program is coordinated by the Institute for Cancer Care at Winthrop. For information on other programs at the Hospital, please call 1-866-WINTHROP.

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