biospecimen banks

CPDR Patient Education Program

Helpful Resources

 

Agent Orange and Prostate Cancer

Veterans diagnosed with prostate cancer may qualify for service-connected disability compensation.
Information Sheet

 

Special Clinic at WRNMMC for Men with Prostate Cancer

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

 

Patient Education Links

American Cancer Society
Website: Cancer.Org
Phone: 800-ACS-2345

National Cancer Institute
Website: Cancer.Gov
Phone: 800-4-CANCER

National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Website: www.nccn.com

Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network
Website: www.ustoo.org
Phone: 800-808-7866

American Urological Association
Website: www.urologyhealth.org
Phone: 800-828-7866

Prostate Cancer Research Institute
Website: www.prostate-cancer.org
Phne: 800-641-7274

 

Newsletters

Choices
Website: www.paactusa.org
Phone: 616-453-1477

PCRI Insights
Website: www.pcri.org
Phone: 310-743-2117

The John Hopkins Prostate Bulletin
Phone: 800-829-0422

Us TOO Hotsheets
Website: www.ustoo.org

WRNMMC Us TOO Newsletter
Website: cpdr.org
Phone: 301-319-2918

CURRENT EVENTS


March 20, 2014

Collaborative Summer Training Program for HBCU Undergraduates in Washington, DC

Dr. Shiv Srivastava received an FY07 PCRP Collaborative Undergraduate HBCU Student Summer Training Program award to provide foundational cancer research opportunities for undergraduates at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) through the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) – Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR). In this collaborative effort, Dr. Deepak Kumar served as the Partnering Principal Investigator at UDC. This program allowed UDC students with limited to no exposure in biomedical research to gain experience in state-of-the-art prostate cancer translational research.

Read the full Article in the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) Prostate Cancer Reseach Program Brochure (pg 13).

 

 

CPDR April 2015
Distinguished Visiting Professor


Deborah Winn, Ph.D.

Deputy Director
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Presentation: "Waterpipes and Health Effects:
Challenges of Studying Emerging
Tobacco-related Behaviors"

Date: April 2, 2015
Time: 1100 - 1200
Location: CPDR, Rockville, MD
2nd floor conference room

 

WRNMMC UsToo!
May 2015 Guest Speaker


CAPTAIN Timothy Donahue, MD

Presentation: "Rising PSA after Treatment for Prostate Cancer"

Date: 7 May 2015
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@mail.mil

(The presentation also may be viewed via video teleconference at the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. Go to the Oaks Pavilion, 1st floor, Room 332, to participate.)

Read the February 2015 WRNMMC UsToo! Newsletter