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, October 23, 2019, 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, 6 pm to 7 pm.
Meeting with Dr. Jeannette Schenk, 7 pm to 8 pm.
Jeannette M Schenk, PhD, RD, is a senior staff scientist in the Cancer Prevention Program, Division of Public Health Sciences at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. As a nutritionist and epidemiologist with training and expertise in the causes and prevention of prostate diseases, Dr. Schenk’s research is focused on how diet, exercise and obesity contribute to prostate cancer risk, aggressiveness and progression. Dr. Schenk serves as the lead epidemiologist for several large prostate cancer cohorts, including the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT), Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Trial (SELECT) and Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Study (PASS). Her research also focuses on the design, implementation and analysis of behavior dietary intervention trials and the development and evaluation of technology-based dietary assessment methods.
Upcoming Dates to Note
Wednesday, November 20, 2019: 6:00 p.m. Us TOO November meeting