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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 22, 2007

Contact:
Wendy Waldsachs Isett, AUA
410-689-3789, wisett@auanet.org

AUA FOUNDATION AND BCAN SPONSOR FREE LIVING WITH BLADDER CANCER SEMINAR

WHAT:           A UrologyHealth Forum for patients and family members focusing on:  

§         Bladder cancer basics: What patients should know

§         Research breakthroughs for detection and treatment

§         New treatment horizons in bladder cancer

§         Coping strategies

 

There will also be a question and answer period for attendees to obtain more information. This Forum is being held in conjunction with the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN). Lunch will be provided for attendees.

 

WHEN:           Saturday, March 17, 2007 

9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

 

WHERE:         Florida Atlantic University Business Building

                        Boca Raton, FL

 

WHO:              Physicians from the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

                                    -Mark Soloway, M.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology

                                    -Alan Nieder, M.D.

                                    -Bruce R. Kava, M.D.

                                    -Murugesan Manoharan, M.D., F.R.C.S., F.R.A.C.S.

                                    -Vinata B. Kokeshwar, Ph.D.

 

HOW:              This forum is free, and because of high demand, early registration is recommended. R.S.V.P. by calling 1-866-RING-AUA or on line at UrologyHealth.org.  

 

MEDIA            Wendy Isett, AUA Communications

CONTACT:     410-689-3932

                        communications@auanet.org

 

PATIENT  CONTACT:      

Stephanie Chisolm                                            

Director of Patient Education                         

AUA Foundation                                             

410-689-4038

schisolm@auafoundation.org 

 

Diane Zipursky Quale                       
Director and President
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
301-469-6865
dzquale@bcan.org