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.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 6 -8 pm

Online only 

Guest speaker: Dr. Delphine Chen

Subject: Prostate Cancer Scans and Imaging


Delphine Chen, MD, is the Director of Molecular Imaging at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and Professor, Department of Radiology, in the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Chen is a board-certified physician in nuclear medicine, a type of imaging that uses small doses of radioactive materials to assess, diagnose and treat diseases. Her expertise spans several nuclear medicine-based diagnostic tests and procedures such as positron emission tomography (PET).  

In addition to providing care, Dr. Chen is also an active researcher. One area of interest is how PET scan tracers can be used to determine whether or not a cell is dying. The idea is that this information could help determine how a tumor is responding to therapy and therefore guide treatment. She led the first in-human trial of these tracers, which has served as the foundation for multiple clinical trials currently being conducted at three major U.S. medical centers.

 Join us via Zoom. Contact Marty Chakoian marty@chakoian.com for the link.  

 

Future Meetings: 

Wednesday, October 26, 2022: 6:00 p.m.   Men's Discussion Group, in person only at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N 85th St., Seattle

 

Dr. Michael Schweizer is an oncologist who specializes in treating patients with bladder, prostate and testicular cancers. His research focuses on developing new drugs and therapies to treat these cancers and to help speed advances from the lab into the clinic. He leads a number of innovative translational clinical trials, including studies evaluating high-dose testosterone as a therapeutic option for men with advanced prostate cancer.
Dr. Michael Schweizer is an oncologist who specializes in treating patients with bladder, prostate and testicular cancers. His research focuses on developing new drugs and therapies to treat these cancers and to help speed advances from the lab into the clinic. He leads a number of innovative translational clinical trials, including studies evaluating high-dose testosterone as a therapeutic option for men with advanced prostate cancer.
Dr. Michael Schweizer is an oncologist who specializes in treating patients with bladder, prostate and testicular cancers. His research focuses on developing new drugs and therapies to treat these cancers and to help speed advances from the lab into the clinic. He leads a number of innovative translational clinical trials, including studies evaluating high-dose testosterone as a therapeutic option for men with advanced prostate cancer.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Oct 19 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, Oct 26 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, Nov 16 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, Nov 23 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM