Us TOO in Seattle

Prostate Cancer Education, Support and Advocacy

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, November 28, 2018, 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, 6pm to 7pm

Meeting with Dr. Lauren Brady, PhD,  7pm to 8pm. 

Dr. Lauren Brady is a molecular biologist whose research interests lie in prostate cancer progression She received her BS in Genetics and Cell Biology in 2012 from Dublin City University and was awarded her PhD in translational oncology from the University of Dublin, Trinity College in June, 2018. During her PhD studies, Dr. Brady worked as part of a clinical trial investigating the relationship between obesity, exercise, and metastatic prostate cancer. She is currently a post-doctoral research fellow in Dr. Peter Nelson's lab at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center where she investigates genomic features associated with prostate cancer. Dr. Brady's overall research goal is to develop cutting-edge personalized therapeutic strategies focused on improving the lives of patients with advanced disease and to help bring advances made in the laboratory into clinical care.

  

 Upcoming Dates to Note

Monday, November 26, 2018: Exercise and Prostate Cancer, Arnold Building, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 6-8 pm

 Wednesday, December 19, 2018: Us TOO December meeting