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Prostate Health Conference 2014

Prostate Health Conference 2014

 

Please mark the date in your calendar to join us and learn about:
 
1) Your treatment options: Who needs curative surgery?  
2) Active Surveillance: What we know and need to learn
3) The PSA test debate-Should you get screened?
4) What's new in imaging, medicine and therapies?
5) Healthy habits: How diet and exercise can help your outcome
 
Program subject to change without notice
 
To view last year's conference, please click on the links below:
 
 

Date: 9/27/14, 8am to 11:30am
Time: 9/27/14, 8am to 11:30am
Location: South Campus Research Building II - 7435 Fannin Street at Old Spanish Trail
Directions: From Old Spanish Trail, turn at the event parking sign between Fannin and Bertner. Go straight, and the parking garage will be on your left. The event will be held in the South Campus Research Building on your right.
Format: Community Event
Speaker: Chairman: John Davis, MD
Speaker Bio: Dr. Davis is Associate Professor in the Department of Urology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He earned his medical degree at the University of Virginia and completed his residency training at the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk. He also held a fellowship there in prostate cancer research. The recipient of an American Foundation of Urologic Disease Scholar award for proteomic applications in prostate cancer biomarkers, Dr. Davis further undertook a fellowship in urologic oncology at MD Anderson and one in laparoscopic urology in Berlin, Germany. Dr. Davis was named a Pfizer Scholar in Urology in 2004 and an American Foundation of Urologic Disease Research Scholar in 2001. He is board certified in urology. His interests include quality of life after prostate cancer treatment, outcomes of robotic radical prostatectomy, active surveillance for prostate cancer, and development of robotic surgical techniques for invasive bladder cancer. Dr. Davis is Associate Professor in the Department of Urology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He earned his medical degree at the University of Virginia and completed his residency training at the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk. He also held a fellowship there in prostate cancer research. The recipient of an American Foundation of Urologic Disease Scholar award for proteomic applications in prostate cancer biomarkers, Dr. Davis further undertook a fellowship in urologic oncology at MD Anderson and one in laparoscopic urology in Berlin, Germany. Dr. Davis was named a Pfizer Scholar in Urology in 2004 and an American Foundation of Urologic Disease Research Scholar in 2001. He is board certified in urology. His interests include quality of life after prostate cancer treatment, outcomes of robotic radical prostatectomy, active surveillance for prostate cancer, and development of robotic surgical techniques for invasive bladder cancer.
Contact: Genitourinary Cancer Center - (713) 792-8924 - programcenter-gu@mdanderson.org
Attachments:
  ProstateHealthConferenceFlyer_2014.pdf (PDF, 135 KB)