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Special Clinic at WRNMMC for Men with Prostate Cancer

The Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR) at Walter ReedNational Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) has a special clinic for men diagnosed with prostate cancer called the "Multi-Disciplinary Prostate Cancer Clinic".

What is the purpose of the clinic?

To provide men (and their families) with information about their prostate cancer so they can make an informed decision on the best treatment for them.

Who is eligible to attend?

Military health care beneficiaries who are diagnosed with prostate cancer and have not yet made a treatment decision.

Why is it called "Multi-Disciplinary"?

Because men (and their families) will see staff members from a variety of disciplines --- surgery, radiation, sexual health, psychology, nursing, and research. The clinic is convenient and comprehensive by bringing everyone together on one day.

It is a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, team-focused clinic. The goal of the clinic is to give men the medical team's recommendation on the best treatment (or treatments) for their prostate cancer based on their individual situation, and to provide information so they can make an informed decision on a treatment.

What happens in the clinic?

Each man (and their family) attending the clinic has 4 private consultations:

1) surgeon
2) radiation oncologist
3) urologist specializing in male sexual health and
4) psychologist.

There will also be 3 small group sessions:

1) welcome and orientation to the clinic
2) patient education and
3) research opportunities.

At the end of the clinic, a physician meets with each man privately to discuss the treatment (or treatments) that the medical team recommends.

How do I get into the clinic?

An appointment is required. (There is a maximum of 6 men for each clinic). Self-referrals are accepted. Call CPDR at 301-319-2900 for more information or to make an appointment.

When and where is the clinic conducted?

The clinic is held on Mondays at WRNMMC at the Center for Prostate Disease Research Clinic is conducted at WRNMMC
8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889.
America Building (Bldg #19), 3rd floor.
Parking is available in America Garage behind the America Building.

Hospital is located across from the National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, and the Metro station ("Medical Center" red line).

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Presentation: "A Urologist is Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer -- Now What?"

Date: August 4, 2014
Time: 7-8:30 PM
Location: WRNMMC, America Building, 2nd floor, Room 2525
Contact: COL (ret) Jane Hudak for more information at 301-319-2918 or
jane.l.hudak.ctr@health.mil

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May 28, 2016

Highlights at the 2016 AUA Annual Meeting in San Diego, Ca

The Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR) multi-disciplinary team - together with collaborators - presented 13 abstracts in moderated poster or podium presentations at the American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, May 6-10, 2016, San Diego, CA. The team was co-led by COL David McLeod, (Ret), MD, CPDR Director and Professor of the Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC); Dr. Shiv Srivastava, CPDR Co-Director and Professor in the Department of Surgery at USU and WRNMMC; COL Inger Rosner, MD, Associate Director, CPDR and Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, USU and the WRNNMC; Dr. Jennifer Cullen, Director of Epidemiology Research Program, CPDR and Research Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, USU and WRNMMC and Dr. Albert Dobi, Associate Director, CPDR and Research Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery , USU and WRNMMC.

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May 13, 2016

CPDR Student Participant Wins The AACR Gary J. Miller Undergraduate Prize for Cancer and Cancer Related Biomedical Research

A third place prize in the AACR Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition was awarded to Ms. Shahnoza Dusmatova, a CPDR participant in the DoD "Research and Education Program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority-Serving Institutions (HBCU/MI)".

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