Conference Dates: May 13, 2006
Conference Location: Masonic Temple, One North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Sponsoring Group: University of Penn Center for Population Health and Health Disparities, Center of Excellence for Diversity in Research and Education, Health Promotion Council of Southeastern PA
Topics Covered: Dispelling myths about prostate cancer screening and treatment. Also, information on other health issues such as diabetes, quitting smoking, high blood pressure, etc. will be made available.
Conference Objectives: To educate men about prostate cancer screening and treatment options
Who Should Attend: Open to the general public
Registration Information: Call 215-746-7166 to pre-register.
Conference Fees: Free
Continuing Education: No
Mar 5, 2010 - A new urine test for prostate cancer detection, the PCA3 (prostate cancer gene 3) test, may reduce the need for repeat prostate biopsies, as the novel test was shown to accurately predict whether a biopsy will indicate prostate cancer in research presented at the 2010 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, held from March 5 to 7 in San Francisco.
Mar 5, 2010