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November 9, 2009

Summer Internship Program Immerses Minority Students in Prostate Cancer Research

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR) played host recently to seven students from the University of the District of Columbia for a rigorous twelve-week training internship focused on prostate cancer research. The internship was established jointly by the CPDR, which is part of USU's Department of Surgery, and the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) in 2008 ...

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September 1, 2009

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

As a part of this awareness effort, CPDR sponsors a Prostate Cancer Screening Day to screen military health care beneficiaries for prostate cancer.

Date: Saturday 26 September
Time: 0700-1100
Location: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 5th Floor, CPDR Ward 56

Help us spread the word to your friends and colleagues (who are military beneficiaries) so they can be checked for prostate cancer. Early detection is the key!

Please download and forward the flyer linked below (pdf format) to your friends and colleagues who are military health care beneficiaries -- or post it on bulletin boards at work if retired/active duty military employees. Help spread the word by doing what you can to encourage or persuade your male buddies to get smart about their PSA readings. You know how important this is--- more than anybody! A nudge from a buddy may be all that is needed!

Prostate Screening Flyer

 

August 21, 2009

Prostate Cancer on CNN Larry King Live!

Colin Powell, tennis champ John McEnroe and L.A. Dodger’s manager Joe Torre come together to save lives! They speak out on one of the deadliest cancers for men! Powell, McEnroe and Torre on surviving and preventing prostate cancer!

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February 2, 2009

CPDR Takes Five Awards

56th Annual James C. Kimbrough Urological Seminar

The 56th James C. Kimbrough Urological Seminar brought great recognitions to CPDR. This year the seminar was held in Washington DC.

COL (Ret.) David G.McLeod was honored with the H. G. Stevenson award. In 1992 the Society of Government Service Urologists established this award, which is presented annually for outstanding support and dedicated service to the Society. The recipient of this award can be a Corporate Member, physician, or other individual as determined by the Board of Directors.

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