Symposia & dinner to provide cutting edge information on prostate cancer

CHARLOTTE, NC., Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC), a national organization committed to men's health and a leader in prostate cancer screening, invites patients, advocates, caregivers and the general public to join the Charlotte Prostate Cancer Patient Education Symposia & Dinner at the OMNI Charlotte located at 132 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202 on August 2, 2017 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

 

The event, led by Dr. Stephen Riggs, one of the top prostate cancer physicians in the country, will provide information on early detection, prostate cancer markers, FDA approved treatment options and understanding treatment decisions for both early and advanced prostate cancer as well as information on post treatment side effects such as erectile dysfunction.

“Forums that offer prostate cancer patients and caregivers the opportunity to hear from leading physicians are invaluable,” said Wendy Poage, President of PCEC. “It’s critical for patients to fully understand what their options are and to feel supported as they navigate what can often be an overwhelming process.”

The symposia will also include a question and answer session where attendees will have the opportunity to get Dr. Stephen Riggs’s expert opinion.

Dr. Steve Riggs is an Associate Professor within the Division of Urology, Surgical Care Division and Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, N.C. He has an active clinical practice in Urologic Oncology and is the director of the institutes’ Cancer conferences, Urologic Oncology fellowship and site director for the Urology resident training. He has authored or co-authored multiple peer-reviewed manuscripts, editorials and invited articles in addition to serving in local and national leadership roles within the field of Urologic Oncology.

The event is free of charge and dinner will be provided.  To register please click here!

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The real bottom line: this is not just a man’s disease. It’s a couple’s disease. It takes two to conquer it. But the love can, and will, and life will go on!”

~Janet Buss, wife of prostate cancer survivor Norm Buss

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