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California Prostate Cancer Coalition

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 The California Prostate Cancer Coalition (CPCC) and

The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center present the 

Second Annual Patient Conference on Prostate Cancer 
“Using Current and Cutting-Edge Information To Help Make Informed Decisions”

May 14 - 15, 2021 as a virtual conference

The California Prostate Cancer Coalition (CPCC) and the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center of UCSF proudly present “The 2nd Patient Conference on Prostate Cancer” to be held virtually on

Friday, May 14, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm PACIFIC, AND
Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm PACIFIC

A stellar faculty including Eric Small, MD; Peter Carroll, MD, MPH; Matt Cooperberg, MD, MPH; Felix Feng, MD; Mack Roach III, MD; Rahul Aggarwal, MD; Hala Borno, MD; Thomas Hope, MD and many others will present during the 2-day Conference.

Patient Conference presenters

The second day will include breakout sessions.

Conference topics will include:

  • The Basics
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Immunology
  • Clinical Trials
  • ABC’s of ADT
  • Low-Risk Disease and Active Surveillance
  • Treatment of Metastatic and Non-Metastatic Disease
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Prostate Cancer and African-American Men
  • Imaging
  • Diet & Exercise
  • Managing Side Effects, Access to Care, and Intimacy and Sexual Function

Effective Shared Decision-Making requires that the patient and his doctor be INFORMED in order to make the best decisions. This Conference will help patients to think about their care, discuss their case with their own doctors and others, and join in effective informed decision-making. Ample time will be provided for the attendees to ask questions. This is an outstanding opportunity to hear from leading experts in prostate cancer.

Registration

Early Registration is encouraged.

Please use this link to register for the Conference

The cost for the Conference, including electronic materials for each attendee is: $20.00 per person*. For additional information, please contact Merel Grey Nissenberg at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

*We rely on these fees to support CPCC and this program. However, if this fee represents a financial hardship, waivers are available*

Use this link to download the Conference flyer - PDF...

 


Last year's conference...

The 2019 Patient Cancer Conference on Prostate Cancer

"Using Current and Cutting-Edge Information to Help Make Informed Decisions"

June 8, 2019

The California Prostate Cancer Coalition (CPCC) and the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center of UCSF proudly presented The 2019 Patient Conference on Prostate Cancer in Cole Hall on the UCSF Campus, in San Francisco, on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The conference was for patients, caregivers, health care providers and all those interested in information and tools to make informed decisions in prostate cancer.

A stellar faculty included Eric Small, MD; Peter Carroll, MD, MPH; Matt Cooperberg, MD, MPH; Mack Roach III, MD; Felix Feng, MD; Rahul Aggarwal, MD; June Chan, ScD; Leonard Marks, MD; Joseph Scherger, MD, MPH, Thomas Hope, MD, and many others presented during the day-long Conference.

Use this link to access the archived recordings of the sessions

 

Topics included:

  • Prostate Cancer Basics
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Immunology
  • Clinical Trials
  • ABCs of Androgen Deprivation Therapy
  • Low-Risk Disease and Active Surveillance
  • Treatment of Metastatic and Non-Metastatic Disease
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Imaging
  • Diet and Exercise
  • Managing Side Effects, Access to Care
  • Intimacy and Sexual Function

Effective Shared Decision-Making requires that the patient and his doctor be INFORMED in order to make the best decisions. This Conference will help patients become informed so that they can think about their care, discuss their case with their doctors and others, and join in effective informed decision-making.

See links to Conference agenda, flyer and program below.

 

 

 

Attachments:
Download this file (2021PtConfFlyer2.pdf)2021 Pt Conf - PDF[ ]169 kB
Download this file (AgendaCPCC-UCSF-Final.pdf)Conference Agenda[ ]105 kB
Download this file (CPCCPatientConfSaveDate.pdf)Save the date flyer[ ]39 kB
Download this file (CPCCUCSF-2019Program.pdf)CPCCUCSF-2019Program.pdf[2019 Conf Brochure - PDF]1333 kB