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Greetings,

As we provide you with the November 2019 issue of the Hot SHEET , we hope that you’re doing well and enjoying the change of seasons as we ease into cooler weather.

Register now for the Us TOO Pathways prostate cancer educational event in Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 9! Plan to attend in-person or watch the webcast with live audio and video. Don’t miss presentations and panel discussions on the following topics from some of the top medical experts in the country including:

  • Sean Sachdev, MD - Radiation Treatment Options & Potential/Probable Side Effects
  • Maha Hussain, MD - Advanced Prostate Cancer & Clinical Trials
  • Nelson Bennett, Jr., MD - Moderator & Sexual Health After Prostate Cancer Treatment
  • Carmen Williams, MS, CGC - Genetics & Genomics
  • Shilajit D. Kundu, MD - Initial Diagnosis: Active Surveillance, Surgical Options, Potential/Probable Side Effects from Surgery
  • Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH - Moderator
  • David J. VanderWeele, MD, PhD - Molecular Testing & Bone Support

For more information on the Chicago Pathways event and FREE registration visit:   www.ustoo.org/pathwayschicago19 .

The Chicago event is the second in the two-event Pathways series. On October 12, Pathways was a featured event at the Karmanos Cancer Institute Cancer Symposium 2019 in Detroit! Medical experts covered treatment options including the latest therapies, genetics & genomic testing, sexual health & intimacy, erectile dysfunction, and anxiety & depression. Video from the event will be posted within the next few weeks . Keep a lookout for the email from us with the link.  

We’d like to thank all Detroit Pathways event attendees and the online webcast audience; Karmanos Cancer Institute Wayne State University for hosting the event; patient moderators Joel Nowak and Jim Schraidt; expert presenters Dr. Zachery Reichert, Dr. Shelley L. Imholte, Dr. Bahaa S. Malaeb, and Dr. Gary McClain; and event sponsors Astellas/Pfizer Oncology, Janssen Oncology, Amgen, Clovis Oncology, Dendreon, Genomic Health, Timm Medical Technologies Inc., and Advanced Accelerator Applications. 

Us TOO is excited to launch the Prostate Cancer Care Team Hub at: www.prostatecancercareteam.org ! It’s a new tool designed to help men diagnosed with prostate cancer and their loved ones build the best healthcare team for their fight against prostate cancer. The Hub is the result of collaboration between Us TOO and a wide range of healthcare professionals and organizations. The goal is to provide information about various prostate cancer specialists who may be needed along the journey of prostate cancer care and treatment. 

Registration is now open for Prostate Cancer International's 4th FREE conference for patients and caregivers on Saturday, November 2nd in Virginia Beach, VA. Register at: tinyurl.com/y36ewn5z .

Let us know how we can help you with Us TOO educational resources, support services and personal connections to others in the prostate cancer community.


All the best,



Chuck Strand, Chief Executive Officer
James Hutson, Development Director
Jackie Konieczka, Office Manager
Terri Likowski, Program Director - Support Group Services
Tim Mix, Communications Director