March 2016

Welcome to the March issue of CPDR e-News!! It's the month of SPRING!! Three cheers for spring!! So, spring into action... spring forward....spring for it....take a spring break...have a spring in your step... spring housecleaning? how about a Springsteen concert?? Whatever---Just be sure to enjoy the spring of your choosing!

You'll see our newsletter has a new spring look! The email "from" line says "newsletter", but it is still from me. You can reply to the email newsletter and your message will come to me just as before!

February's Guest Speaker Program on Nutrition

A summary of Ms Nancy Tschiltz's talk "Eat Well, Live Well" will be published in the May Us TOO newsletter sent to you via this e-News.

Nancy is the registered dietician for the Integrative Cardiac Health Project (ICHP), an excellent program offered at Walter Reed. It is a comprehensive cardiovascular risk reduction and overall health promotion program which focuses on nutrition, exercise, sleep and stress reduction. It is a self-referral program. A physician referral is not needed. For more information about the program, call 301-400-1111.

Save the date --- Guest Speaker Program

Dr. Philip Arlen
National Cancer Institute

Topic: Recurrence of Prostate Cancer
Date: Thursday 5 May 2016
Time: 1900-2030
Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (America Building, 2nd floor, Room 2525) and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (via video teleconference in Oaks Pavilion, 1st floor, Room 332).

Walter Reed - WRNMMC
Information/Support Group Meetings
Meetings are every 3rd Thursday of the month

Date: Thursday, March 17, 2016
Times: 1300-1400 and 1830-1930
Location: River Conference Room, America Building, 3rd floor (next to Prostate Center).
Parking: America Garage
NOTE: A military ID card is required to get on base. Attendees without a military ID need to call the Prostate Center at 301-319-2900 at least 4 business days in advance to complete paperwork for gate access approval. They will also need some form of picture identification at the gate.

Family and friends are always welcomed (military and civilian).
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Information/Support Group Meetings
Meetings are every 2nd Thursday of the month

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016
Times: 1300-1400 and 1830-1930
Location: Urology Clinic
(2nd floor, Sunrise Pavilion)

Family and friends are always welcomed (military and civilian).
WRNMMC Us TOO Newsletter
Newsletter IconClick here to read the February 2016 issue of the Walter Reed UsTOO newsletter.

Check out previous presentations archived on our website at or click Quarterly US TOO Newsletter". Choose either "current newsletter" or "newsletter archive".
Welcome Aboard
JolissaintPlease welcome to our Prostate Center Team Ms Debbie Jolissaint, Nurse
Nutrition Counseling

If you would like to make an appointment with a nutritionist, call the Integrative Health and Wellness Services at 301-295-0105.
A referral from your physician is not needed.

Education Resources - Nutrition

Monthly "Hot Sheet" at contains a column devoted to nutrition and supplements by Dr Mark Moyad. The last three Hot Sheets had information on Vitamin D (Feb 2016), coffee (Jan 2016), and fiber (Dec 2015).

"Nutrition, Exercise and Prostate Cancer" at Prostate Cancer Foundation (

American Institute for Cancer Research (

National Cancer Institute ( for information related to selenium, pomegranate, lycopene, calcium soy, green tea, vitamin D, and more.

Books by Dr. Mark Moyad
1. "Dr. Moyad's No BS Diet Health Advice"
2. "Promoting Wellness for Prostate Cancer Patients" (4th ed)

Psychological support
Support for you and/or your family is available from our social work team. No referral is needed for an appointment. Just call them at the numbers below.

Walter Reed
  1. Ms Ellen Bowers - 301-319-2893
  2. LTC Kyle Bourque - 301-319-8314
Fort Belvoir
  1. Ms Donna Horn-Hooks - 571-231-3504.
Our phone number is 301-319-2900 if you would like to make an appointment with us.

Words of Wisdom:
"Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple"
-- Dr. Seuss

So, folks, that is the news from here! Have a great, great day. Take good care of yourselves!

Jane L. Hudak, RN, Ph.D.
Colonel, Army Nurse Corps, US Army (Ret)
Patient Educator
Center for Prostate Disease Research
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
4954 North Palmer Road
Bethesda, MD 20889
America Building, 3rd floor
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