PCREF Prostate Cancer Support Group Meeting

PCREF Prostate Cancer Support Group Meeting
Prostate Cancer Research and Education Foundation (PCREF)
July 9, 2011
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SATURDAY, July 9, 2011
(Meetings are on the SECOND SATURDAY of each month at Alvarado Hospital.)
Alvarado Hospital

6655 Alvarado Road, San Diego, CA 92120 (619) 287-3270 ‎

Journal Club:  We broaden our understanding, guided by a Prostate Cancer Specialist, Coach Israel Barken, M.D..  Dr. Richard Moyer, our group Facilitator, shares his in-depth knowledge and experience.  Take home hand-outs are distributed.
At our meetings, there’s plenty of open microphone time and round table discussion.  Everyone has a chance to talk.  Please bring a friend!  
PCREF offers EVIDENCE-BASED information about PC.  Come to a Support Group where FACTS are distinguished from BELIEFS, and OPINIONS are not presented as SCIENTIFIC DATA.   Learn what’s real in prostate cancer and what isn’t.
SATURDAY, July 9th

Location:  Alvarado Hospital, 6655 Alvarado Rd, Classroom 1-2-3 on the First Floor.
Time:  10 am – Discussion

NEWCOMERS are welcome!  Share experiences with our veteran members.  Wives, partners and family members are all welcome too.

Topics of our July  Educational Program/Journal Club are:
1.  Video: Take-Home Messages from the AUA 2011 Conference 

2.  Topic:  Persistently elevated prostate-specific antigen at six weeks after radical prostatectomy helps in early identification of patients who are likely to recur.  World J Urol , June 2011

Coaching with Dr. Barken:
Need to review your situation with an unbiased expert, get indepth answers to your questions or strategize a plan of action?

Coaching with Dr. Barken

Call for a private Coaching hour.  A donation to PCREF is required.  Call Frieda at 619/906-4700 or email info@pcref.org for details.

BEFORE YOU FINALIZE YOUR DECISION, run your treatment plan past Coach Barken. 

Weekly Call-In Show – What’s Your Question?
Listen to ASK DR. BARKEN, a free, weekly, national Telephone and Internet Call-In Show with guest experts and educational segments on Sexual Health, Nutrition and Clinical Trials.

Every Tuesday eveing at  6 pm.  Dial 1-877-727-3301. TollFree.

Free Medical Smart Chart:
Create your own free MEDICAL SMART CHART online at www.pcref.org.  This is a free service of PCREF.
Medical Smart Chart is a web-based program that allows you to create your own medical chart history in a single page graph representation that you can print out and take to every doctor’s visit.
More Support Groups in July 2011:
 PC Juniors, a group for younger men will meet on: JULY 20, 2011 (3rd Wednesday of every month), 6:30 pm, Mission Valley Library,  2123 Fenton Pkwy, San Diego, 92108.  Dr. Don Strobl facilitates.
The above Support Groups are an activity of the Prostate Cancer Research and Education Foundation,   For info, call (619) 906-4700 or go to www.pcref.org.
Other organizations:
Prostate Cancer Support Group for Gay Men.  Every Monday 6:30 pm .at the S.A.G. E. Center, 3138 Fifth Ave. 619/298-9900.

Informed Prostate Cancer Support Group. 3rd Saturday of the month. 10 am. Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, 10901 North Torrey Pines Road La Jolla, CA 92037. . Contact Lyle LaRosh 619/892-3888.
Thriving Through Cancer:  Support Group Meeting for Couples.  Cardiff Library, 2081 New Castle,  4th Wednesday of every Month, 6:30 pm.  For Info, call David White, Facilitator. 760-576-6411, thrivingthroughcancer@yahoo.com.

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