Symposia & lunch to provide cutting edge information on prostate cancer
Online PR News – 17-October-2016 – ATLANTA, G.A. – Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC), a national organization committed to men's health and a leader in prostate cancer screening, invites the nursing community to join the Atlanta Prostate Cancer Nurse Education Symposia & Lunch at Seasons 52 located at 3050 Peachtree Street, NW in Atlanta, GA on October 22, 2016 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.
This Continuing Education event, led by Dr. Leonard Gomella, one of the top prostate cancer physicians in the country, will aim to give participating nurses new and current information about each of the key areas of prostate cancer including early detection, biomarkers and genomic testing, encouraging clinical trial participation, choosing early treatment options and ensuring access to advanced treatment options at the most optimal time as a patient’s cancer progresses.
“Forums that offer prostate cancer nurses the opportunity to hear from leading physicians are invaluable,” said Wendy Poage, President of PCEC. “Nurses’ patient-facing role requires them to stay current on care and treatment options, allowing them to offer patients sound guidance and support.”
Dr. Leonard Gomella is the Bernard W. Godwin, Jr. Professor of Prostate Cancer and Chairman of the Department of Urology at Jefferson Medical College, and the Associate Director for Clinical Affairs at the Kimmel Cancer Center. Additionally, Dr. Gomella is the Urology Chair for RTOG, serving as lead Urology investigator on multiple national trials. He has served as President of the Mid-Atlantic section of the AUA and is currently the Society of Urologic Oncology President Elect. He has given almost 500 presentations at local, national and international meetings and written over 300 papers, chapters and monographs in the field of Urology.
A maximum of 1.5 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.
The event is free of charge and dinner will be provided. To register, visit http://bit.ly/PCECAtlanta.
Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC) was founded in 1989, and is a non-profit 501-3c organization. A national organization committed to men's health, PCEC is the nation's leading resource for information on prostate health. The PCEC is dedicated to saving lives through awareness and the education of men, the women in their lives, as well as the medical community about prostate cancer prevalence, the importance of early detection, and available treatment options, as well as other men's health issues. The Council – comprised of a consortium of leading physicians, health educators, scientists and prostate cancer advocates – aims to conduct nationwide screenings for men and perform research that will aid in the detection and treatment of prostate conditions.
As the founder and coordinator of the national Prostate Cancer Awareness Week (PCAW) Program, along with our Screening Site Partners, we have screened nearly 5,000,000 men across the country for the disease and have become one of the largest and most successful health screening projects in the world.
PCEC is not only the national leader in providing prostate cancer screenings for men in all stages of the disease; PCEC is also the national leader in increasing awareness and education on prostate disease. Our education and awareness campaigns include a wide variety of forums and have expansive reach.
Lindsay McBride, Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC)