Online Video of a Community Conversation on Prostate Cancer Now Available

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Detroit–Online video is now available from an Us TOO Community Conversation on
Prostate Cancer in Detroit. Content addresses the importance of informed
decision making for patients and caregivers specific to testing, active
surveillance, treatment options for all phases of prostate cancer from
an initial diagnosis to advancing disease, and management of side
effects.

The event was a feature presentation at the Sixth Annual Men’s Health
Event presented by the Michigan Institute of Urology (MIU) Men’s Health
Foundation on September 24 at Ford Field in Detroit. Community
Conversations were led by urologist, Dr. Jason Hafron, and oncologist,
Dr. Elisabeth Heath. The same information was presented in two separate
sessions, which were both broadcast live on the internet, recorded, and
are now available online in short, easily accessible segments by topic
at www.ustoo.org/Education-Videos.

“Unlike other cancers, a diagnosis of prostate cancer presents many
options for moving forward,” explained Dr. Jason Hafron, a urologist
with Michigan Institute of Urology, P.C. “It’s very important for men
who are diagnosed to know all the facts before determining their path of
treatment for prostate cancer. Events like this are important for
raising awareness and education in the local community.”

Dr. Elisabeth Heath, an oncologist with Karmanos Cancer Institute noted
that “men have a tendency to silently endure and procrastinate on
matters surrounding their healthcare. This can be dangerous,
particularly when we’re talking about something as serious as prostate
cancer, which has no symptoms until it’s advanced. These Community
Conversations really help to spark an important dialogue with men, their
loved ones, and healthcare professionals.”

The Community Conversation on Prostate Cancer in Detroit was one of four
events in the 2016 series hosted by Us TOO and presented by Bayer in
addition to other corporate sponsors. Other event locations were The
Villages, FL; Columbus, OH; and Austin, TX. Us TOO will be hosting
additional Community Conversations on Prostate Cancer in various
locations throughout the country in 2017.

About Us TOO International

Us TOO International is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that serves the prostate
cancer community by providing educational materials and resources at no
charge. The organization was founded by—and continues to be governed
by—people directly affected by prostate cancer. Us TOO develops digital
and printed educational materials and support services that include more
than 250 volunteer-led support groups, the Us TOO website (www.ustoo.org),
online communities, toll-free HelpLine (1-800-808-7866), and the monthly
distribution of Hot SHEET newsletter and Prostate Cancer
News You Can Use
, in addition to educational/awareness events such
as Community Conversations on Prostate Cancer, the annual SEA Blue
Chicago Prostate Cancer Walk & Run.

Contacts

Us TOO International
Tim Mix
630-795-1002
TimothyM@ustoo.org