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2017 Prostate Cancer Conference Invitation


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2017 Prostate Cancer Conference Invitation



REGISTER NOW / SEPTEMBER 08-10, 2017

Buy one registration for the annual PCRI Conference and receive a second registration free! Bring a friend from your support group, a partner, a friend, or a family member. Attendees can expect to find comprehensive knowledge about their disease and become empowered to make the best decisions with the newest information. 

USE CODE BOGO17 TO REDEEM YOUR DISCOUNT


The annual PCRI Conference is a full featured educational experience for prostate cancer patients and caregivers. The conference, which is moderated by Mark Moyad, MD, consists of keynote presentations and live Q + A's from leading doctors, and extensive breakout sessions and support groups which cover every major prostate cancer topic. Attendees can expect to find comprehensive knowledge about their disease and become empowered to make the best decisions with the newest information. 

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Speakers + Topics


Speakers + Topics


JEFFREY DEMANES, MD

Jeffrey demanes, MD

University of California, Los Angeles 

Which Type of Radiation do You Need and When?

JONATHAN EPSTEIN, MD

Jonathan epstein, MD

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Your Pathology Report: What You Have to Know!

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Luke Nordquist, MD

Urology Cancer Center & GU Research Network

Advanced Prostate Cancer and Clinical Trials

JOHN MULHALL, MD

John mulhall, md

Memorial Sloan Kettering

How to Save Your Sex Life Right Now!

CURTIS NICKEL, MD

J. Curtis Nickel, MD

Queen’s University

Prostatitis & Inflammation: What Do I Need to Know?

 

CHARLES "SNUFFY" MYERS, MD

Charles "Snuffy" myers, md

Martha Jefferson Hospital

How and When Prostate Cancer Will be Cured?!

MARK MOYAD, MD

Mark Moyad, MD

University of Michigan

Diet and Nutrition

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Mark Scholz, MD

Prostate Oncology Specialists

Host and Moderator


Join PCRI in appreciating Dr. Charles "Snuffy" Myers

PCRI is incredibly grateful for Dr. Charles "Snuffy" Myers and all of the amazing work he has done for the prostate cancer community. Dr. Myers is retiring after almost 50 years in the medical field. We know many of you share our sentiment of thanks for Dr. Myers and we invite you to write him a thank you letter in the form below. These letters will be presented to Dr. Myers in appreciation for his dedication to his work and the prostate cancer community!


ASK A PROSTATE CANCER EXPERT

Have a question you would like to have answered by our speakers?

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Agenda


Agenda


AGENDA*


Friday, September 8th

 

  • 10am - 5:30pm / Registration Open / Registration Desk
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm / Newly Diagnosed | Part 1 - Understanding Your Prostate Cancer Risk Profile / Nathan Roundy / Meridian Room
  • 12:00pm - 5:30pm / Exhibit Hall Open / Imperial Ballroom
  • 12:15pm - 1:15pm / Support Groups
    • Active Surveillance / Mark Lichty / St. Louis Room
    • Advanced Disease / John Shearron / Dallas
    • Caregivers / Beverly Nicholson / Chicago
    • Newly Diagnosed | Part 2 - Prostate Cancer Treatment Options / Nathan Roundy / Meridian Ballroom
    • Relapse After Local Therapy / Jonathan Levy / Denver
  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm  / Art TheraPlay for Patients & Caregivers / Mia Moyad / Scottsdale
  • 1:30pm - 2:30pm / Return to Sex and Intimacy for Prostate Cancer Survivors and Their Partners / Michael Russer & Jacqueline Lopez / Meridian Ballroom
  • 1:30pm - 2:30pm / Getting The Most Out of The Internet / Richard Davis / Boston
  • 2:30pm - 3:30pm / SpaceOAR - Rectal Protection for Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy Patients /  Dr. Mitchell Kamrava + Larry Herbst / Boston
  • 3:00pm - 4:15pm / Intimacy after Hormone Therapy / John Shearron & Silvia Cooper / Meridian Ballroom
  • 4:30pm - 6:00pm / Champions for a Cause Happy Hour / Ballroom Courtyard

Saturday, September 9th

 

  • 6:30am - 5:00pm / Registration Open / Registration Desk
  • 6:30am - 7:30am / Bayer Breakfast: Xofigo - For Prostate Cancer that has Spread to the Bones / Leanne Schimke, CRNP / Meridian Ballroom
  • 7:30am - 5:30pm / Exhibit Hall Open / Imperial Ballroom
  • 8:00am - 8:30am / Opening Remarks / Mark Moyad, MD & Mark Scholz, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 8:30am - 9:20am / General Session: Prostatitis & Inflammation: What Do I Need to Know? / Curtis Nickel, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 9:20am - 10:10am / General Session: Which Type of Radiation Do You Need and When? / Jeffrey Demanes, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 10:10am - 10:45am / Break       
  • 10:45am - 11:35am / General Session: Advanced Prostate Cancer and Clinical Trials / Luke Nordquist, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 12:15pm - 1:30pm / Lunch Break
  • 12:15pm - 1:15pm / Axumin PET Scans: A Breakthrough for Prostate Cancer / Jennifer Kujak, MD / Meridian Ballroom
  • 12:15pm - 1:00pm / Support Groups
    • Gay Mens Group / Darryl Mitteldorf / Atlanta
    • Caregivers / Beverly Nicholson / Boston
    • Challenges of Intimacy / Dave & Kathie Houchens / Chicago
  • 1:00pm - 1:15pm / Break       
  • 1:30pm - 2:20pm / General Session: How to Save Your Sex Life Right Now! / John Mulhall, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 2:20pm - 3:10pm / General Session: Your Pathology Report: What You Have to Know / Jonathan Epstein, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 3:10pm - 3:30pm / Break       
  • 3:30pm - 5:00pm / General Session: How and When Prostate Cancer Will be Cured / Charles "Snuffy" Myers, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm / Dinner Break     
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm / Cocktail Reception / Meridian Ballroom Foyer
  • 8:00pm - 9:30pm / An Evening with Wine and Jazz - Performance by Eric Darius / Meridian Ballroom 

Sunday, September 10th

 

  • 6:30am - 7:30am / Provenge: Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy Breakfast Seminar - Sponsored by Dendreon / Paul Dato, MD / Meridian Ballroom
  • 7:30am - 1:00pm / Registration Open / Registration Desk
  • 7:30am - 12:00pm / Exhibit Hall Open / Imperial Ballroom 
  • 8:00am - 8:45am / Support Group: Caregivers / Kathie Houchens / St. Louis
  • 8:00am - 8:50am / Ask the Experts: Session 1
    •     Active Surveillance / Bele Denes, MD / Atlanta
    •     PET CT Prostate Imaging & Prostate MRI / Fabio Almeida, MD / Boston
    •     Sexual Function & Urinary Function / Stephen Auerbach, MD/ Chicago
    •     Chemotherapy / Luke Nordquist, MD / Houston
    •     Hormone Treatments / Charles "Snuffy" Myers, MD / Dallas
    •     Radiation Therapy / Michael Steinberg, MD / New York
    •     Immunotherapy / Richard Lam, MD / Scottsdale
  • 8:50am - 9:00am / Break
  • 9:00am - 9:50am / Ask the Experts: Session 2
    •     Active Surveillance / Bele Denes, MD / Atlanta
    •     PET CT Prostate Imaging & Prostate MRI / Fabio Almeida, MD / Boston
    •     Sexual Function & Urinary Function / Stephen Auerbach, MD/ Chicago
    •     Chemotherapy / Luke Nordquist, MD / Houston
    •     Hormone Treatments / Charles "Snuffy" Myers, MD / Dallas
    •     Radiation Therapy / Michael Steinberg, MD / New York
    •     Immunotherapy / Richard Lam, MD / Scottsdale
  • 9:50am - 10:ooam / Break       
  • 10:00am - 11:00pm / General Session: 2017 Conference Review / Mark Moyad, MD & Mark Scholz, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm / General Session: A Year In Medicine / Mark Moyad, MD & Mark Scholz, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 1:00pm - 5:00pm / Afternoon Excursion: Petersen Automotive Museum

*Agenda subject to change

DOWNLOAD THE AGENDA HERE!

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Extra Conference Events


Extra Conference Events


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Jazz, Wine, & Dessert Night

Saturday evening, we invite you to register for a night of wine, dessert, and all that jazz! The evening begins at 7 p.m., when wine, desserts, and great conversation will ensue. Once the clock strikes 8, the immensely talented saxophonist, composer, producer, and vocalist Eric Darius will take the stage. After a day full of educational seminars and jotting notes, come sip a glass of vino and enjoy some jazz notes.

Petersen Automotive Museum

The conference wraps up around 1:30 p.m., but it doesn’t end there. Want to see Fred Astaire's 1923 Rolls-Royce? How about entering a private vault and seeing a 1952/1956 Chrysler Imperial Parade Phaeton used by Presidents Eisenhower and Nixon? Join us at the Petersen Automotive Museum and you’ll see both of these plus the Back to the Future Delorean, the Batmobile, the Furious 7 Charger, the Magnum PI Ferrari, and much more!

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Xofigo Breakfast

Register for Bayer’s educational seminar on Saturday morning, “Xofigo for Prostate Cancer that has Spread to the Bones,” presented by Dr. Gordon Brown. The seminar will be held in the Meridian Room on the main floor of the hotel, from 6:30-7:30am. Free breakfast will be provided.

Provenge Breakfast

Register for a Sunday morning seminar on Provenge, an immunotherapy for advanced prostate cancer. The seminar will be held in the Meridian Room on the main floor of the hotel, from 6:30-7:30am. Free breakfast will be provided.

 

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Travel + Accommodations


Travel + Accommodations


PARKING

Los Angeles Airport Marriott

Rate: $19 (Daily Self Parking)

Over-night: $31

Valet/over-night: $41

Please note the parking rate includes re-entry privileges


HOTEL

Los Angeles Airport Marriott

(310) 641-5700

Rate: $126/night USD

Last day to book: August 23, 2017

Click the button below to make your reservation under our special group rate

 

FLIGHT

DELTA

Reservations and ticketing are available at www.delta.com/meeting

Select “Book Your Flight”

The meeting event code is: NMQ65

This will provide you a discount between 2-10%, depending on the ticket purchased

Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting Reservations at 800-328- 1111, Mon-Fri 7am-7pm (CDT)


CAR

All Southern California Hertz Locations

Reservations can be made online at hertz.com or by calling 405-749-4434 or 800-654-2240 

Valid rental dates: September 2-18, 2017

The discount code is: CV#022L5030

Click the button below to view a Hertz flyer with the special group rate options

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Sponsors


Sponsors


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In-Kind Donations


In-Kind Donations