Roswell Park Takes Awareness Message To Area Shoppers

Friday, August 26, 2011

WHAT: On Saturday, September 10, 2011, Roswell Park Cancer Institute(RPCI) will mark National   Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Gynecologic Awareness Month with an informational exposition at the Boulevard Mall in Amherst, NY. The event — the first in a series of fall cancer expos —­ will feature informal discussions and open question-and-answer sessions with RPCI experts on prostate cancer and ovarian cancer.
Anyone who attends the Expo will have a chance to win an autographed Ryan Miller Buffalo Sabres jersey. For more information, see: http://www.roswellpark.org/expo

WHERE: Boulevard Mall (by Sears), 30 Alberta Drive, Amherst, NY 14226

WHEN: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 — 10am to 3pm

SCHEDULE

10:15 am — “Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer”
James Mohler, MD, Urologic Oncologist; Associate Director and Senior Vice-President for Translational Research; Chair, Department of Urology; Founder, Prostate Program

10:15 am — “Your Turn: Ask your Questions about Gynecologic Cancer”
Peter Frederick, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist; Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Subspecialties, Department of Gynecologic Oncology

11:15 am — “Your Turn: Ask your Questions about Gynecologic Cancer”
Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, Gynecologic Oncologist; Chair, Department of Gynecologic Oncology; Professor, Division of Surgical Subspecialties, Department of Gynecologic Oncology

1:15 pm — “Your Turn: Ask your Questions about Advanced Prostate Cancer”
Saby George, MD, Medical Oncologist; Assistant Professor of Oncology

2:15 pm — “Immunotherapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer”
Thomas Schwaab, MD, PhD, Urologic Oncologist; Assistant Professor, Department of Urology; Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology

 

The mission of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is to understand, prevent and cure cancer. RPCI, founded in 1898, was one of the first cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and remains the only facility with this designation in Upstate New York. The Institute is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers; maintains affiliate sites; and is a partner in national and international collaborative programs. For more information, visit RPCI’s website at http://www.roswellpark.org, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or email askrpci@roswellpark.org.

Media Contact: 

Annie Deck-Miller, Senior Media Relations Manager
716-845-8593; annie.deck-miller@roswellpark.org