Malecare Presents A Patient Focused Teleconference on Bone Health and Prostate Cancer

Understanding bone health is critical for advanced stage prostate cancer patients. Malecare Cancer Support is presenting a free teleconference for prostate cancer patients and their families with noted urologist Neil Shore, MD.

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Malecare Cancer Support

Malecare Cancer Support

"There are new ways that Advanced Stage Prostate Cancer Patients can treat the bone pain that they are exposed to." - Darryl Mitteldorf, LCSW

New York, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2014

Malecare Prostate Cancer Support will present a teleconference titled, "Bone Health and Prostate Cancer.” The conference is scheduled for Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 6PM ET. The teleconference is available without cost and open to public participation. Simply dial in at 1.800.868.1837 and then enter conference code 156757# (don't forget to press #).

1- Why bone health is so important for men with PC
2- The use of supplements for bone health (if you are comfortable with this topic)
3- The need for exercise (weight bearing exercise) to help bone health
4- Drugs in use for PC including Zometa, Xgeva and the three radio pharm drugs (including Xofigo)
5- Discuss some of the data from ASCO GU around the use of Zometa and Xgeva
6- Xofigo, including when it should be used, who should use it, the side effects and what are its positive effects.

Q&A
Please email your questions for the speakers, in advance, to info(at)malecare(dot)org.

Speakers:
Neil Shore M.D.
Dr. Shore serves as Medical Director for the Carolina Urologic Research Center and is the managing partner for Atlantic Urology Clinics in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Dr. Shore has conducted more than 150 clinical trials, focusing mainly on prostate and bladder disease, and serves on the boards of several academic and advocacy networks.

Joel Nowak, MSW, MS
Director, Advocacy and Advanced Stage Disease
Malecare Cancer Support

About Malecare:
Founded in 1998, Malecare is America's largest prostate cancer support group and patient advocacy nonprofit organization. More information about Malecare's services can be found at http://www.malecare.org.


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