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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Prostate cancer treatments subject of free talk

Bridgeport Hospital radiation oncologist Dr. Bruce McGibbon, shown, will discuss “New Advances in Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer” during the next meeting of Man to Man, the hospital's prostate cancer support group, from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 18, at Spring Meadows, 6949 Main St., Trumbull, according to a statement.

The meeting is free and open to the public.
A light dinner will be served. For information or to register, call toll free 1-888-357-2396.

"The Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute at Bridgeport Hospital is approved with commendation by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer as a Teaching Hospital Cancer Program. The Cancer Institute delivers care to more than 1,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients each year—more than any other hospital in Fairfield County," the statement said.

Further, "Bridgeport Hospital is a member of the Yale-New Haven Cancer Network, an alliance of hospitals across Connecticut that provides access to the latest breakthroughs and delivers an unparalleled level of expertise in cancer, prevention, diagnosis and treatment," the statement said.

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Anonymous Atlanta plastic surgery said...

Talking to support groups and discussing similar problems help deal with the problem.There is need of right knowledge as to the treatment and medications and also the mental strength to fight the disease.

January 31, 2011 at 1:39 AM 

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