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California Prostate Cancer Coalition

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 October 15, 2022
VIRTUAL EVENT

UPDATED: October 5, 2022 - Important Note: This year's conference will now be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm PST as a VIRTUAL EVENT

 

The California Prostate Cancer Coalition (CPCC) and The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center present:

3rd Annual CPCC/UCSP Patient Conference on Prostate Cancer

Using Current and Cutting-Edge Information To Help Make Informed Decisions

For Patients, Families, Caregivers, Health Care Providers, and all those interested in information and tools to make informed decisions in prostate cancer.

 

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

Conference topics

  • 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.

Use this link for Virtual registration - $20.00* - for the cost for the Conference, including electronic materials for each attendee.

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

Downloads

Conference Agenda - PDF

Conference flyer (Revised) - PDF

 

 

 

 


Read about previous years' conferences

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

Recorded: May 14 - 15, 2021

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.” A stellar faculty including Eric Small, MD; Peter Carroll, MD, MPH; June Chan, ScD; Matt Cooperberg, MD, MPH; Felix Feng, MD; Mack Roach III, MD; Stacey Kenfield, ScD; Rahul Aggarwal, MD; Hala Borno, MD; Thomas Hope, MD and many others presenteed during the 2-day Conference.

 Faculty head shots

CPCC/UCSF 2nd Patient Conference on Prostate Cancer - Final Program

Use this link to access the archived recordings of the sessions


The 2019 Patient Cancer Conference on Prostate Cancer

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

Recorded: 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.

 

 rev: 10/05/2022

 

 

Attachments:
Download this file (2022PatientConferenceAgenda.pdf)2022 Conference Agenda[ ]68 kB
Download this file (Virtual-PatientConfFlyer-rev.pdf)Conference Flyer - revised[ ]177 kB