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, April 28, 2021, 6 -8 pm ONLINE
Roundtable discussion among members and guests, with input and commentary from Dr. Ed Weber, 6 pm to 6:25 pm.
6:25 pm: Guest Speaker: Jan Manarite, Executive Director, Cancer ABCs
Topic: Prostate Cancer Questions and Answers
When her husband, Dominic, was diagnosed with prostate cancer at the age of 58, with a PSA of 7,096 and widespread bone metastases, she quickly became his advocate, researcher, and a major decision-maker for his care. To this day, she shares her lessons with others who are navigating a complicated disease in a complicated medical system.
Jan is a well know and sought after public speaker in the Prostate Cancer Community, has authored countless articles and blog posts, has advocated on behalf of patients at the FDA, CMS (Medicare), and numerous medical organizations. She has led patient helplines at multiple organizations.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021: 6:00 p.m. Details coming.