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Department of External Affairs
Office of Public Affairs
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2013
Contact: Karen Tripmacher

Assistant Director

Community Relations & Special Projects

(516) 663-2234


WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL PROSTATE CANCER EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR AND SUPPORT GROUP

Winthrop-University Hospital’s Department of Urology has announced that it will host a Prostate Cancer Educational Program and a Prostate Cancer Support Group on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. Both will be held at the Winthrop Wellness Pavilion, 1300 Franklin Avenue, Suite ML-5 in Garden City.

Philippa Cheetham, MD, Attending Urologist at Winthrop, will address “The PSA Controversy” at the educational seminar from 6:30 to 7:30 PM and is open to all interested individuals. The support group, which follows at 7:30 PM, is open to prostate cancer patients only. It will be facilitated by Joel Nowak from Malecare, a volunteer international prostate cancer advocacy organization. The purpose of the group is to share information about prostate cancer, treatments, side effects, and coping with the challenges of the disease.

Advance registration is required. For more information or to register, please call (516) 663-2251 or e-mail prostatecancersupport@winthrop.org.

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