July 2017
Fireworks on the 4th!

 

Hi folks ---
Welcome to the July issue of CPDR e-News!

 

The 4th of July, our all-important American holiday, is right around the corner! However you celebrate our nation’s independence, whether with parades, picnics, barbecues, band concerts, or fireworks, we hope you enjoy this special day!

 

Here is what is happening at the Prostate Center.

 

 
Save the date!

August 3, 2017 - Guest Speaker Program

Speaker: Dr. Sean Kern
(Urologist at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital)

Topic: TBD

Date: Thursday - August 3, 2017
Time: 1900-2030
Location: Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (Oaks Pavilion, 1st floor, Room 332) and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (via video teleconference in America Building, 2nd floor, Room 2525).

Note: A military ID card is required to get on base at Walter Reed. 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. Also bring some form of picture identification at the gate.

Family and friends are always welcomed (military and civilian).

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Walter Reed - WRNMMC
Information/Support Group Meetings

Meetings are every 3rd Thursday of the month

Date: Thursday - July 20, 2017
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).

 

 
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Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Information/Support Group Meetings

Meetings are every 2nd Thursday of the month

Date: Thursday - July 13, 2017
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 2017 issue of the Walter Reed UsTOO newsletter.

 


Check out previous presentations archived on our website at www.cpdr.org. Click on "Patient Information", "WRNMMC Us TOO", and then choose either "current newsletter" or "newsletter archive".

 
Community Resource
Hope Connections For Cancer Website

 

Check out www.hopeconnectionsforcancer.org


“Hope Connections for Cancer Support helps people with cancer and their loved ones deal with the emotional and physical toll that comes with a cancer diagnosis.” The organization offers support groups for people with cancer, educational workshops and mind-body classes to help reduce stress. They have 2 locations in MD:  Bethesda and Landover.

 
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 :
Ms Ellen Bowers
- 301-319-2893

Fort Belvoir:
Ms Donna Horn-Hooks
- 571-231-3504

Previous issues of
CPDR e-Newsletter

You can access previous issues of the CPDR e-Newsletter on our CPDR website - newsletter under the Patient Information link.

 

Appointments

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

One more thing…

What day is it?
"It's today," squeaked Piglet.
"My favorite day," said Pooh.

-- A.A. Milne


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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