Us TOO in Seattle Prostate Cancer Support Group meetings are open to men with prostate cancer, their loved ones, friends, and caregivers. Our goal is to provide comprehensive information on prostate cancer, its diagnoses, treatments, side effects, current research and other aspects that may be used to help us make informed decisions about the disease. Us TOO in Seattle monthly meetings offer peer-to-peer interaction and support, plus unbiased information from experts in areas related to prostate cancer including surgery, radiation, medication, psychology, healthy lifestyles, and more.
Spouses, partners, other family members and caregivers are welcome.
Each Us TOO in Seattle meeting starts at 6pm with a facilitated discussion between participants followed by an educational presentation at 7pm by a healthcare provider or other speaker. Meetings end promptly at 8:00.Next Meeting
Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 6 -8 pm
Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N 85th St, Seattle --lower level (enter off the parking lot behind the building)
Roundtable discussion among members and guests, 6 pm to 7 pm.
Dr. Jonathan Chen, MD, PhD, 7 pm to 8 pm.
Dr. Jonathan J. Chen is a board-certified radiation oncologist who specializes in caring for patients with ocular melanoma, the most common type of eye tumor, and genitourinary cancers (GU), which affect the urinary tract and male reproductive system. His expertise includes using proton therapy, a type of targeted radiation therapy that minimizes radiation exposure to healthy tissue. At UW Medicine, he researches ways to improve treatments for GU cancers, such as prostate cancer, as well as ocular melanoma. Prior to joining SCCA, Dr. Chen completed a PhD in pharmacology and served as chief resident at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020: 6:00 p.m. Us TOO March meeting with Dr. Robert Meier