University of Pennsylvania Center for Population Health and Health Disparities
Last Modified: March 11, 2007
Conference Dates: March 31, 2007
Conference Location: Hilton Hotel, 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131
Sponsoring Group: University of Pennsylvania Center for Population Health and Health Disparities
Topics Covered: A panel of guests including a Urologist, Radiation Oncologist, Internist and Social Worker will answer questions about navigating the health care system. Information on other health issues will also be made available, including diabetes, smoking cessation, high blood pressure, mental illness, etc. There will also be an educational session and activities especially for youth ages 5 and older.
Conference Objectives: To answer questions about navigating the health care system for prostate cancer care
Who Should Attend: Anyone can attend.
Registration Information: To register, contact Benita Weathers at 215-746-7166.
Conference Fees: Free to the public, $5 for hotel parking
Continuing Education: No
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