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, March 27, 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. John Gore, 7 pm to 8pm.
Dr. Gore will be discussing patient-centered care and clinical trials in prostate cancer research.
Dr. John Gore, MD, MS, FACS is a urologic oncologist and health services researcher. Dr. Gore received his MD from Baylor College of Medicine following which he completed his urology training at UCLA. He then received his health services research training as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at UCLA. Dr. Gore is currently an Associate Professor in Urology, Adjunct Associate Professor in Surgery at the University of Washington, and Affiliate Investigator at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. He is pursuing a translational health services and patient-centered outcomes research program toward improving access to care, quality of life, and quality of care for urologic cancers.
Upcoming Dates to Note
Wednesday, April 24, 2019: Us TOO March meeting with Annie Holt, on health care advocacy.