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, June 26, 2019, 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.
Meeting with Dr. Ed Weber, 7 pm to 8 pm.
Dr. Ed Weber is a retired medical oncologist. He holds an MD Degree from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and completed postgraduate training in internal medicine at that university's Pennsylvania Hospital. He also completed an internship at the University of Vermont and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Washington. Following service on Whidbey Island, Washington, as a US Navy flight surgeon, Dr. Weber joined the staff at the Tumor Institute of the Swedish Hospital in Seattle. Initially his practice focused largely on treatment of lung, breast, colon, and genitourinary cancers and malignant lymphoma. Toward the end of his career he developed a concentration on the treatment of prostate cancer. Currently he publishes PCa Commentary (www.pctrf.com) a publication that focuses on analyses of new developments in the field of prostate cancers with discussions and evaluations of treatment and management of the disease. .
Upcoming Dates to Note
Wednesday, July 17, 2019: Us TOO July meeting with Dr. Evan Yu
Wednesday, August 28, 2019: Us TOO August meeting with Dr. Michael Schweizer
Sunday, September 15, 2019: 9:00 am walk around Greenlake to raise prostate cancer awareness
Saturday, September 28, 2019: ZERO Prostate Cancer Run, Willis Tucker Park, Snohomish