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2008 Conferences

Second Annual Gathering of Women Against Prostate Cancer

December 5-6, 2008 | New Brunswick, NJ
10:00 am – 3:30 pm

The Second Annual Gathering of Women Against Prostate Cancer is a FREE two-day event at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey aimed at continuing our efforts to bring women from across the country together to provide support and resources for wives, partners, and families impacted by prostate cancer.

To learn more about Women Against Prostate Cancer, please visit: WomenAgainstProstateCancer.org.

The Dean and Betty Gallo Prostate Cancer Center
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
195 Little Albany Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
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You will hear from experts like:
Dr. Robert DiPaola — Director, Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Dr. Mark Stein — Associate Director of Prostate Cancer Program, Gallo Prostate Cancer Center
Betty Gallo — Director of Public Outreach & Government Relations, Gallo Prostate Cancer Center
Scott Williams — Vice President, Men’s Health Network

You will also have the opportunity to:

  • Interact with a panel of women who have experienced prostate cancer first-hand.
  • Participate in a guided tour of the facilities, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center where you will observe researchers at work.
  • Learn and Discuss what’s possible with the new President and Congress.
  • Contribute to and participate in the development of WAPC’s next steps and 2009 action plan.
  • Reconnect with fellow WAPC allies and to welcome new members and their insights to the group.


Texas Wellness & Smoking Policy Symposium

December 1, 2008 | Houston, TX
10:00 am – 3:30 pm

The University of Texas
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
F. O’Neil “Neil” Griffin Conference and Education Center
South Campus Research Building 2
7435 Fannin Street
Conference Rooms 1-3
Houston, TX 77054

Expert Panel Members Include:

The Honorable Rodney Ellis
Member, Texas State Senate

Eduardo Sanchez, MD
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Mr. Leon Leach
Executive Vice President of Business and Regulatory Affairs, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Paul Cinciripini, PhD
Professor and Director of the Tobacco Research & Treatment Program, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Alex Prokhorov, MD, PhD
Professor of the Department of Behavioral Science, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Christopher Amos, PhD, MS, BA
Professor, Department of Epidemiology, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Cosponsors include:
Men’s Health Network
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
National Association of Hispanic Nurses Houston Chapter
One Voice – Houston
Retire Safe
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
American Cancer Society
Texas Public Employees Association
Texas Coalition for Worksite Wellness
Texas Academy of Family Physicians
Texas Nurse Practitioners

New Perspectives on Men’s Health

June 4, 2008
7:30 am – 4:15 pm
Boston, MA

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CME Men’s Health Symposium

Date: Saturday, April 05, 2008
Duration: All Day
Location: Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, IL

Contact Info:
Marah Hehemann Administrative Assistant Urology Specialists, S.C.
Phone: (312) 563-3530
Fax: (312) 563-5007
Email: marah.hehemann@gmail.com

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The focus of the program will be on both diagnosis and treatment of diseases specific to men as well as longevity and quality of life. These issues will be specifically addressed in state of the art lectures by recognized experts. Lectures by the 12 faculty speakers will be in the areas of cardiology, endocrinology, orthopedics, dermatology, nutrition, vascular disease, neurology and urology. Presentations on urological disorders specific to men will focus on prostate cancer, BPH, erectile dysfunction, overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, and hypogonadism. In addition, we will have lectures on cardiovascular disease including hyperlipidemia, diabetes and neurologic function in the aging male.


Cincinnati Alumni Chapter – Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation
Men’s Health Conference
Mind, Body and Soul

Saturday April 5th, 2008 – 8am to 3pm

Mayerson Academy
2650 Highland Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45219


Nordic Conference on Men’s Health

April 10th and 11th 2008 – Stockholm


W. Bradford Ingalls Memorial
Prostate Health Seminar

Saturday, April 19th, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Good Samaritan Hospital – West Palm Beach FL
Jupiter and Wellington Florida UsTOO
For information, contact David S. Most
561-776-6666 or dsmost@enbpb.com.


Boys and Their Toys
Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation

April 24th, 2008


11th Annual Massachusetts Prostate Cancer Symposium

May 15th, 2008
Marriott Boston, Copley Place

Greetings: John Auerbach, Massachusetts Commissioner of Public Health

Keynote by Susan F. Slovin, MD, Ph.D
Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY – discussing the latest in immunological approaches for prostate cancer.


Health Conference for Men with Disabilities

June 14th, 2008
Trenton Marriott at Lafayette Yard


4th Annual Southwestern Fatherhood Institute Training 2008:

July 8th and 9th, 2008
Windmill Inn and Suites in Tucson, Arizona

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