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All meetings of The Prostate Forum of Orange County are held at:

First Presbyterian Church, 838 North Euclid Street, Fullerton, CA 92832

 

How to get there:

From 91 (Riverside) Freeway: Take the Euclid Street exit, go north 1 3/4 mile.

From Interstate 5 Freeway: Take the Euclid Street exit (in Anaheim), go north 3.0 miles.   

 

Prostate Forum of Orange County

October 2018 Programs Bulletin

4th THURSDAY, October 25, 2018, at 7 pm .

  1. Doors open at 5 pm for networking and obtaining materials, books,        videos, etc.   
 
  2. Newly Diagnosed or Concern Group: 5.00 - 6.45 pm

  3. Recurrent/Advanced Discussion Group: 5.00 - 6.45 pm  

  4. Evening Meeting with Speaker: 7.00 -8.45 pm  (see following) 

MAIN EVENING MEETING

THURSDAY, October 25, 2018, at 7 pm.

Speaker: Leonard A. Farber, M.D.

Subject: Advances in radiation therapy for prostate cancer: SBRT (Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy) 

  • Fractionation options in RT for prostate cancer
  • Physician perspective
  • Patient perspective
  • Modality comparisons
  • SBRT techniques and technical considerations
St. Joseph Health/St. Jude Medical Center
Radiation Oncology & 
Specialty clinic
2151 N. Harbor Blvd, Ste 1500 Fullerton, CA. 92835
T: (714) 446-5632     C: (714) 788-0185     F: (714) 992-3081

Leonard A. Farber, MD- Short Form Biography 

Dr. Farber is a board-certified Radiation Oncologist and has been medical and clinical director of radiation oncology facilities in NY where he recently relocated from. 

Dr. Farber completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania where he was chief resident. Prior to that he completed his internship at Beth Israel Medical center having graduated medical school from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has served as the clinical director of Radiation Oncology at Long Island Radiation Therapy/Nassau Radiologic Group in NY, Chairman of the Dept. of Radiation Oncology at Staten Island University Hospital of the North Shore University Hospital/LIJ Health System, Founder and Clinical Director The Farber Center for Radiation Oncology, New York, NY, Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology at NY-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine Lower Manhattan Cancer Center, and Attending and Professor, of Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NY.  

His clinical research has been widely published. Dr. Farber is highly skilled in all facets of Radiation Oncology, with expertise in Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and Stereotactic Radiosurgery for prostate cancer, breast cancer, CNS cancers, and other sites, and HDR brachytherapy.

Dr. Farber has recently joined City of Hope and is practicing at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, where he has initiated the first SBRT and SpaceOar program for prostate cancer and an SBRT treatment course for breast cancer. 

Dr. Farber's complete CV is available at this link!

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Mark your calendars! All PFOC members  are invited to a book signing (by the author - Dr. Mark Scholz) and discussion event in Newport Beach, Sunday, November 4, 2018, 5-7 pm at Lido Village Books,3424 Via Oporto, Suite 102,Newport Beach, CA 92633 - just across the bridge to Balboa Peninsula, at the end of 55 Fwy!

Dr. Scholz will be signing his new book "The Key to Prostate Cancer".  
 
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News Items:     

* 2018 PCRI  Prostate Cancer Patient Conference DVDs available here for a $150 donation! The link also gives you an opportunity to subscribe to the PCRI YouTube Channel.

* Us TOO "Prostate Cancer News You Can Use", March 12, 2018 edition is linked here! 

* Us TOO October 2018  PCa "Hot SHEET" bulletin  is linked here!

* The Us TOO website has information about available  prostate cancer drugs and therapies at this link:  http://www.ustoo.org/Prostate-Cancer-Drugs



PCa related articles/links forwarded by Dr. Charles Metzger:

New 9/13/18: "High-Risk Prostate Cancer - US Trends". Medscape article released September 12, 2018.

* " The Case for Platinum Therapy in Prostate Cancer". Highly technical article from OncLive about amazing work being done re CRPCa. Published May 2, 2018. 

* " 2018 Ushers in New Era of Prostate Cancer Treatment ". Article from OncLive, published March 9, 2018.  

* "Genetic Testing for Prostate Cancer": What the experts say . A Urology Times article (January 2018) which has been replaced by this article from The National Cancer Institute on the same subject.

     A Medscape Urology article.(June, 2017)     

* "Possibility of "Cure" for Metastatic Prostate Cancer".  Commented on in           "Medscape",  linked here! (April 2017)

* "Role of Molecular Biomarkers in Localized Prostate Cancer."                                 Article from Urology Times. (April 2017)

* "Myths and Facts about Prostate Cancer". Article from WebMD. (April 2017)

*  "Radiation plus hormone therapy improves prostate cancer survival."              New  England Journal of Medicine article(March 2017)

"Researchers Identify mCRPC Drug Sequence Offering the Best Survival        Renalandurology article. (March 2017)

*  " Penn expert calls for shorter radiation use in prostate cancer                               treatment"   MDLINX article (March 2017)
                                            
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Here is the link to Dr. Snuffy Myers' Prostatepedia Weekly. 

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