May 2016

Hi folks ---
Welcome to the May issue of CPDR e-News!!
Dr. McLeodIt is with personal regret but warm wishes that the Center for Prostate
Disease Research (CPDR) announces the retirement of COL David G. McLeod, M.D., J.D., USA (Ret), Director of CPDR, 30 April 2016 from Government Service. Dr. McLeod's leaving marks the end of a 24-year era with CPDR and an integral part in modern prostate cancer treatment and research. We are indebted to his vision and commitment.

Please click here to read a short bio.

 
May Guest Speaker Program
Tschlitz

Dr. Philip Arlen
National Cancer Institute

Topic: "Prostate Cancer: An Overview and Update of Novel Treatment Modalities"
There have been remarkable advances in the therapy for prostate cancer over the past decade. We will be discussing these advances as well as new treatment options in clinical trials.

Date: Thursday 5 May 2016
Time: 1900-2030
Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (America Building, 2nd floor, Room 2525) and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (via video teleconference in Oaks Pavilion, 1st floor, Room 332).

 
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Walter Reed - WRNMMC
Information/Support Group Meetings
Meetings are every 3rd Thursday of the month

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016
Times: 1300-1400 and 1830-1930
Location: River Conference Room, America Building, 3rd floor (next to Prostate Center).
Parking: America Garage
NOTE: A military ID card is required to get on base. Attendees without a military ID need to call the Prostate Center at 301-319-2900 at least 4 business days in advance to complete paperwork for gate access approval. They will also need some form of picture identification at the gate.

Family and friends are always welcomed (military and civilian).
 
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Information/Support Group Meetings
Meetings are every 2nd Thursday of the month

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016
Times: 1300-1400 and 1830-1930
Location: Urology Clinic
(2nd floor, Sunrise Pavilion)

Family and friends are always welcomed (military and civilian).
 
WRNMMC Us TOO Newsletter
Newsletter IconClick here to read the May 2016 issue of the Walter Reed UsTOO newsletter.

Check out previous presentations archived on our website at www.www.www.www.cpdr.org. or click Quarterly US TOO Newsletter". Choose either "current newsletter" or "newsletter archive".
 
 
Psychological support
Support for you and/or your family is available from our social work team. No referral is needed for an appointment. Just call them at the numbers below.

Walter Reed
  1. Ms Ellen Bowers - 301-319-2893
  2. LTC Kyle Bourque - 301-319-8314
Fort Belvoir
  1. Ms Donna Horn-Hooks - 571-231-3504.

Nutrition Counseling

If you would like to make an appointment with a nutritionist, call the Integrative Health and Wellness Services at 301-295-0105.

A referral from your physician is not needed.

 
Appointments
Our phone number is 301-319-2900 if you would like to make an appointment with us.

Words of Wisdom:
"May you walk gently through the world and know its beauty all the days of
your life"

-- Apache Blessing

So, folks, that is the news from here! Have a great, great day. Take good care of yourselves!

Jane L. Hudak, RN, Ph.D.
Colonel, Army Nurse Corps, US Army (Ret)
Patient Educator
Center for Prostate Disease Research
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
4954 North Palmer Road
Bethesda, MD 20889
America Building, 3rd floor
301-319-2918
 
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