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2018 Prostate Cancer PATIENT Conference


CHOOSE YOUR STRATEGY. WIN THE FIGHT.
SEPTEMBER 7-9, 2018

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2018 Prostate Cancer PATIENT Conference


CHOOSE YOUR STRATEGY. WIN THE FIGHT.
SEPTEMBER 7-9, 2018


REGISTER NOW / SEPTEMBER 07-9, 2018

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. 

Download The 2018 PCRI Conference BROCHURE

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Speakers + Topics


Speakers + Topics


 JEFFREY DEMANES, MD

Eugene kwon, MD

Mayo Clinic

What You Need To Know About Prostate Cancer Imaging (PET/CT) in 2018 & The Latest & Greatest in Immune Boosting Therapy for Cancer

 JONATHAN EPSTEIN, MD

EVAN YU, MD

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

The Latest & The Greatest In Advanced Treatments For Prostate Cancer Care

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MACK ROACH, MD

University of California, San Francisco

Moyad Vs. Roach: The Pros & Cons of All Types of Radiation Being Sold to You Today

 JOHN MULHALL, MD

MOHIT KHERA, md

Baylor University

From Stem Cell Treatment To The Latest & Greatest In Pills & Potions

 CURTIS NICKEL, MD

GERALD ANDRIOLE, MD

Siteman Cancer Center

 A Comprehensive Overview of Prostate Cancer 

 

 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

 

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 7th

 

  • 9:30am - 05:30pm / Registration Open / Registration Desk
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm / Diet & Nutrition & Q+A / Verne Varona
  • 12:00pm - 5:30pm / Exhibit Hall Open / Imperial Ballroom
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm / Lunch - Cash Food Bar Available
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm / Support Group: Caregivers  
  • 1:00pm - 03:00pm / Prostate Cancer Support Groups / Prostate Cancer Treatments & Side Effects
    • Sky | Newly Diagnosed 
    • Teal | Intermediate Risk   
    • Azure | High Risk
    • Indigo | Relapsed  
    • Royal | Advanced
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm  / Art TheraPlay for Patients & Caregivers / Mia Moyad 
  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm / Urinary Incontinence & Q+A / Stephen Auerbach, MD
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm / PCRI Happy Hour Reception / Ballroom Courtyard

Saturday
September 8th

 

  • 6:30am - 5:00pm / Registration Open / Registration Desk
  • 6:30am - 7:30am / Bayer Breakfast: Title: To Be Announced / Meridian Ballroom / (Advanced sign-up and ticket required)    
  • 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 & Q+A: What You Need To Know About Prostate Cancer Imaging (PET/CT) in 2018 & The Latest & Greatest in Immune Boosting Therapy for Cancer / Eugene Kwon, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 9:20am - 10:10am / General Session & Q+A: The Latest & The Greatest In Advanced Treatments For Prostate Cancer Care / Evan Yu, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 10:10am - 10:45am / Break       
  • 10:45am - 11:45am / General Session: Bonnie Hunt: Actress, Comedian, & Oncology Nurse? / Bonnie Hunt / Marquis Ballroom
  • 11:45pm - 1:30pm / Lunch Break
  • 12:15pm - 1:15pm / Lunch Session To Be Announced / Meridian Ballroom
  • 12:15pm - 1:00pm / Support Groups
    • Gay Mens Group 
    • Caregivers 
    • Challenges of Intimacy 
    •  Active Surveillance  
  • 1:00pm - 1:15pm / Break       
  • 1:30pm - 2:20pm / General Session & Q+A: Moyad Vs. Roach: The Pros & Cons of All Types of Radiation Being Sold to You Today / Mack Roach, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 2:20pm - 3:10pm / General Session & Q+A: From Stem Cell Treatment To The Latest & Greatest In Pills & Potions / Mohit Khera, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 3:10pm - 3:30pm / Break       
  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm / General Session & Q+A:  A Comprehensive Overview of Prostate Cancer / Gerald Andriole, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 4:30pm - 7:00pm / Dinner Break     
  • 7:00pm - 10:00pm /  Classic Film Night By The Pool (Advanced sign-up and ticket required) 

Sunday
September
9th

 

  • 6:30am - 7:30am / Provenge: Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy Breakfast Seminar - Sponsored by Dendreon (Advanced sign-up and ticket required)  / Meridian Ballroom
  • 7:30am - 10:30pm / Registration Open / Registration Desk
  • 7:30am - 12:00pm / Exhibit Hall Open / Imperial Ballroom 
  • 8:00am - 8:50am / Ask the Experts: Session 1
    • Active Surveillance + Genetic Testing 
    • PET CT Prostate Imaging & Prostate MRI
    • Ask Medicare / Arthur Lurvey, MD
    • Chemotherapy
    • Hormone Treatments 
    • Radiation Therapy / Robert Meier, MD
    • Immunotherapy
  • 8:50am - 9:00am / Break
  • 9:00am - 9:50am / Ask the Experts: Session 2
    • Active Surveillance + Genetic Testing 
    • PET CT Prostate Imaging & Prostate MRI
    • Ask Medicare / Arthur Lurvey, MD
    • Chemotherapy
    • Hormone Treatments 
    • Radiation Therapy / Robert Meier, MD 
    • Immunotherapy
  • 9:50am - 10:ooam / Break       
  • 10:00am - 11:00pm / General Session: Part 1: Conference Review / Mark Moyad, MD & Mark Scholz, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm / General Session: A Year in Medicine and Q+A / Mark Moyad, MD & Mark Scholz, MD / Marquis Ballroom
  • 1:00pm - 5:00pm / Afternoon Excursion: Warner Bros Studio Tour (Advanced sign-up and ticket required)

*Agenda subject to change

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Extra Conference Events


Extra Conference Events


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Classic Film Night By The Pool

Saturday evening, we invite you to join us poolside for an evening of fun, goodies, and cinema. Enjoy a classic film and treats. Hop in the photo booth so you can take some memories home with you! It will be a relaxing and nostalgic evening to bring some lighthearted fun to the weekend!

Warner Brothers Studio Tour

The conference wraps up, but it doesn’t end there. Join us at Warner Brothers Studio, where we will get to go behind the scenes and see real sets, costumes, props, and sound stages! You may even see some celebrities in action. See and interact with your favorites, from Harry Potter and Batman to Friends and Big Bang Theory. 

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Xofigo Breakfast

Register for Bayer’s educational seminar on Saturday morning, featuring Xofigo. 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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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: $132/night USD

Last day to book: August 16, 2018

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

 

AIRFARE

Delta Flight Discount

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Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for Prostate Cancer Research Institute

Please click here to book your flights!

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMSDB

*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

 

DISCOUNTS

UBER EATS | MEAL DELIVERY DISCOUNT

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Sponsors


Sponsors


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