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We are pleased to provide you with the November issue of the Hot SHEET newsletter. You can always access current and past issues at

Us TOO and ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer
The merger of Us TOO and ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer is now complete. The organizations are now functioning as one to provide the best possible support services and educational resources to the prostate cancer community. The finalization of this merger makes us all more optimistic and hopeful that we can help end this disease, and that we can provide the best support and education to those who are battling it now. But we cannot do this without all of you. We look forward to continuing this important work together. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at

The 2022 ZERO Prostate Cancer Summit
Join ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer and the prostate cancer community for the annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Summit. This virtual event will take place March 4-8, 2022. The Summit is one the of the biggest and most important annual events for the prostate cancer community, with excellent opportunities for support and education, as well as advocacy programs to reach out to policy makers. For more information, or to register, visit

Get Involved to Help Veterans Today
Currently, there are no national clinical pathways for prostate cancer within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Clinical pathways are vital tools in the fight against prostate cancer. They improve quality, treatment, and access for patients with a standardized system of care. The Veteran’s Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Act is a critical piece of legislation in both the House and Senate that will ensure Veterans have equal access to the best possible care by establishing a national clinical pathway for prostate cancer within the VHA. You can make a difference and support Veterans by signing our petition at

Some genes are inherited from our parents and may impact risk of prostate and other cancer for generations. They may also guide new early detection and treatment options once diagnosed with cancer. The PROMISE study is now enrolling men with prostate cancer. Learn how you can help the fight against prostate cancer for yourself, your family and others by participating. Learn more about PROMISE at

Prostate Cancer Calendar
What prostate cancer support and education events are happening this month? Check the calendar! The Prostate Cancer Calendar webpage is a resource for the entire prostate cancer community. If you are looking for a prostate cancer event, please check the calendar. If you have a support group, webinar, seminar, or other prostate cancer event that will benefit the community, you can post it right to the calendar at

Join Us TOO New York on November 18th at 6:00 pm Eastern for the program, “Technical Innovation in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment." The event will feature Jim Hu, MD, MPH Director of the LeFrak Center for Robotic Surgery and the Ronald P. Lynch Chair in Urologic Oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Urology. To register, please email with subject line "Please register me for the November 18, Us TOO New York meeting," and supply your full name.

Join Prostate Forum of Orange County on Thursday, November 18th, from 
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Pacific for the presentation, "Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer." The featured speaker will be Tanya B. Dorff, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Dept. of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, CA. To register, email

Us TOO 2021 Webinar Series
Us TOO has finished its 2021 webinar series, "What is Right for Me in My Prostate Cancer Treatment?" If you missed any of the series, or would like to watch any of the episodes again, you can find them all posted at Topics include: Bone Health and Nutrition, Shared Decision Making, Biomarkers, Imaging, and Genetics and Genomics. Thanks to all the doctors, sponsors, and attendees for making this series a success. 

Check out Episode 06 of the podcast, Prostate Cancer: Real Talk with surgeon Dr. Shilajit D. Kundu. In the podcast Dr. Kundu explains how early screening is critical and saves lives. To access the podcast, visit 

Support Groups
Are you in need of prostate cancer support? Find a virtual support group, which you can join from any location, at

Thank you for reading. Best wishes to you,
Marty Chakoian and the ZERO Team
Marty Chakoian, Board Member
James Hutson, Director of Development
Tracy Cameron, Midwest Chapter Manager
Terri Likowski, Director of Us TOO Support Groups
Tim Mix, Director, Program Marketing