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National Prostate Cancer Conference Provides Awareness and Education

August 28, 2007 - 12:00 PDT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEDIA ADVISORY

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28, 2007 - The 2007 National Conference on Prostate Cancer begins Friday, September 7 through Sunday, September 9 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott, located at 5855 West Century Boulevard, and aims to educate and empower men and their families about prostate cancer for the newly diagnosed and the undiagnosed -as well as the medical community, caregivers, and prostate cancer support groups. State of the art treatment options will be discussed and cutting edge research will be presented by some of the nation's most respected prostate cancer specialists through a series of lectures and workshops.

The weekend event, which has become one of the most important prostate cancer events of the year, is open to the public and sponsored by the Prostate Cancer Research Institute (PCRI). Registration for the 3-day event is $85 per person, with unlimited access to conference sessions and sponsor exhibits. To register go to www.pcri.org or call 800-641-PCRI (7274).

Highlights include Mark Kawachi, M.D. and Director, Prostate Cancer Center who speaks about robotic surgery; renowned Professor Donald Coffey, PhD, Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; internationally recognized prostate cancer specialist Mark Scholz, M.D. and executive director of the Prostate Cancer Research Institute; and Howard Soule from the Prostate Cancer Foundation who will speak about new developments in the research pipeline.

Distinguished scientists, medical oncologists, radiologists, and a roundtable discussion about options, quality of life, and numerous types of treatments for prostate cancer will be offered.

The Prostate Cancer Research Institute's mission is to improve the quality of men's lives by supporting research and disseminating information that educates and empowers patients, families, and the medical community. The Institute offers a helpline and publications, as well as regional and national lectures. The PCRI believes that a patient who understands his disease and treatment is empowered to communicate more effectively with his physicians in order to obtain a better outcome.

PCRI is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit education and research organization that advances awareness and monitoring of ever-expanding and evolving treatments available to improve outcomes for prostate cancer patients.

Contact

Eisner Public Relations
http://WWW.PCRI.ORG
CA, US
Carol Eisner - President, 800 641-7274

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